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#Election

# election - Saturday 14 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll Poll

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

# election - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020 Election 2020

Taoiseach Leo Varadkar says he wants a general election in May 2020

At the party’s annual away day, Varadkar said he has always believed that the next election should take place in the summer of 2020.

# election - Wednesday 11 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October Liberal Party

Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October

Parliament was dissolved today.

# election - Monday 9 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin Brexit Live

As it happened: No breakthroughs as Boris Johnson and Leo Varadkar met in Dublin

There’s still plenty more Brexit action to come today. Stay with us for updates.

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first Brexit

Micheál Martin rules out election this year and says 'national interest' must come first

Martin said the country will most likely go to the polls in early spring next year.

# election - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October Brexit

MPs reject Boris Johnson’s motion to hold general election on 15 October

Members of Parliament earlier voted to delay Brexit in a bid to stop Britain leaving the EU without a deal.

From TheJournal.ie A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair Ah Here Here

A swear word and clapping in the Commons: Boris Johnson's first PMQs were an explosive affair

The usually smooth talker stumbled through his answers and let some things slip through this afternoon.

# election - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Italy forms new government as Five Star leader signs up for coalition deal with Democratic Party Historic Enemies

Italy forms new government as Five Star leader signs up for coalition deal with Democratic Party

Italy’s left-leaning Five Star Movement has confirmed plans for a coalition with the Democratic Party.

# election - Monday 17 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

The Fox News poll showed Biden leading Trump by 49% to 39% among all registered voters nationwide.

# election - Thursday 30 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Thursday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# election - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP Ep2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP

The Fine Gael candidate was first elected to the European Parliament in June 2009.

# election - Friday 24 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party Divorce Referendum

Exit poll shows Greens will top European poll in Dublin amid big gains for the party

The exit poll has Ciarán Cuffe on 23%, with Fine Gael’s Frances Fitzgerald on 14%.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you be voting today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be voting today?

Polls close at 10pm.

# election - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin Dublin City Council

101 problems: Election posters blocking traffic signals and obstructing paths in Dublin

Most complaints are about posters being at a height that is too low or are obstructing traffic signals and signs.

# election - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Micheál Martin says some people on the doorsteps are calling on him to pull the plug on this government Go For It

Micheál Martin says some people on the doorsteps are calling on him to pull the plug on this government

‘People do say to me in some areas – go for it,’ said Martin.

# election - Sunday 5 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air European Election

RTÉ now lists all candidates in a constituency whenever one is mentioned on air

How does RTÉ achieve balance with its election coverage? The ‘stopwatch’ approach and listing all its candidates.

# election - Monday 29 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Spanish election: PM's party stays in power as far-right wins seats for first time since Franco's death Vox Pops

Spanish election: PM's party stays in power as far-right wins seats for first time since Franco's death

The Socialist Party fell short of an absolute majority, but increased its share of seats since the last election in 2016.

# election - Friday 19 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election Uttar Pradesh

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

# election - Thursday 18 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Incumbent Ukrainian president pleads for support as comedian looks set to win the presidency Mr President

Incumbent Ukrainian president pleads for support as comedian looks set to win the presidency

In a televised address the incumbent pleaded with voters to support him.

# election - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Candidates in more than 150 election areas to go poster free for upcoming elections Environment

Candidates in more than 150 election areas to go poster free for upcoming elections

After an eight-week campaign 91 candidates have said they are going poster free.

# election - Sunday 14 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A bit of a breather: Brexit has been delayed for up to 6 months, so what's next? Flextension

A bit of a breather: Brexit has been delayed for up to 6 months, so what's next?

No-deal planning has stopped, European election planning has started, and the May-Corbyn talks go on.

# election - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat Israel

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat

The win would likely see ‘Bibi’ become the longest-serving leader of the country.

# election - Monday 1 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out' COME WHAT MAY This post contains videos

As MPs can't agree what to do about Brexit, EU warns 'our patience is running out'

The House of Commons is set to vote on a number of options today.

# election - Friday 22 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford Fine Gael National Conference

Expect some not-so-subtle election promises as Fine Gaelers land in Wexford

‘Let’s take Ireland forward together’ is the theme of the Fine Gael’s National Spring conference, which kicks off today in Wexford.

# election - Sunday 10 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot Kim Jong One

North Korea's election: There's just one approved name on today's ballot

Analysts say the election is held largely as a political rite to enable the authorities to claim a mandate from the people.

# election - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It can feel daunting': Ireland's first Deaf candidate wants to break down the electoral barriers Local Elections

'It can feel daunting': Ireland's first Deaf candidate wants to break down the electoral barriers

30-year-old Micheál Kelliher is running as an Independents 4 Change candidate in the Cabra-Glasnevin constituency.

# election - Wednesday 16 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow European Elections

Billy Kelleher says he wants to head to Europe as MEP Brian Crowley to outline his intentions tomorrow

Billy Kelleher voiced his interest in contesting the European elections today.

# election - Monday 31 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed Landslide

Bangladesh prime minister re-elected amid violent clashes in which at least 17 people were killed

Opposition politicians have condemned the election as “farcical”, claiming vote-rigging took place.

# election - Sunday 30 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who would you vote for if a general election was held today?

February 2019 will mark three years since the last general election.

# election - Saturday 29 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you want a general election in 2019? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you want a general election in 2019?

The Dáil could run until 2021 – but would you rather go to the polls before then?

# election - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections Polls

E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections

The minister said Irish citizens have no urge to depart from the pencil and the ballot paper.

# election - Sunday 9 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 100 years ago this week, Sinn Féin swept to power in the historic 1918 General Election Election 18

100 years ago this week, Sinn Féin swept to power in the historic 1918 General Election

The election was a monumental moment in Irish history.

# election - Thursday 6 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in the Irish presidential election? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish citizens living abroad be allowed to vote in the Irish presidential election?

It’s understood a referendum on the matter will be held next May.

# election - Friday 9 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace' Democracy Dude

Florida is on the verge of another election recount; Trump calls it 'a disgrace'

The “purple” state will learn tomorrow whether there will be recounts in two bitter and tight US Midterm election races.

# election - Wednesday 7 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: No 'blue wave', no big upsets, and a big win for Congress diversity Blue Vs Red

As it happened: No 'blue wave', no big upsets, and a big win for Congress diversity

The ‘blue wave’ has been dismissed as a ‘ripple’ – but there’s been historic gains for diversity within Congress.

# election - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro Jair Bolsonaro

'The vote was built on hate': Brazilians in Ireland react to election of far-right president Bolsonaro

The far-right politician has previously said he is “very proud” to be homophobic.

# election - Saturday 27 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie What is the long-term impact of Peter Casey's result on Irish politics, if there is one? Opinion

What is the long-term impact of Peter Casey's result on Irish politics, if there is one?

Ireland may be resistant to the temptations of populism but we are not immune, writes Larry Donnelly.

From TheJournal.ie This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history Aras 18

This has been the lowest turnout in Irish presidential election history

Just 43.87% of the electorate voted in the presidential election.

# election - Friday 26 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here's your guide to voting in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum Vote Vote Vote

Here's your guide to voting in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum

What, when, where – and a bit of who and which, if you need help with that as well.

# election - Wednesday 17 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment Aras 18

Here's what the presidential candidates think about Trump, Brexit and the Eighth Amendment

We’ve asked the six nominees why they are running and where they stand on a number of important issues.

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