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#Election

# election - Thursday 12 December, 2019

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months
# Knesset
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# Knesset

Israel's parliament paves way for third election in 12 months

Dec 12th 2019, 7:21 AM 4,450 Views 14 Comments

Premier Benjamin Netanyahu and rival Benny Gantz have been unable to form a government.

# election - Wednesday 11 December, 2019

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off
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# Milking It

Boris Johnson avoids interview by going into fridge as final day of campaigning kicks off

Updated Dec 11th 2019, 10:53 AM 31,631 Views 38 Comments

A YouGov seat-prediction poll indicated the Tories could win a 28-seat majority tomorrow.

# election - Friday 6 December, 2019

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election
# Final Countdown
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# Final Countdown

Johnson and Corbyn to face final head-to-head debate tonight before UK general election

Dec 6th 2019, 6:05 AM 6,810 Views 20 Comments

The party leaders will face each other in Maidstone in the BBC’s prime ministerial debate at 8.30pm.

# election - Wednesday 27 November, 2019

Johnson on track to secure comfortable majority in UK general election, MRP poll suggests
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# Uk Election

Johnson on track to secure comfortable majority in UK general election, MRP poll suggests

Nov 27th 2019, 10:26 PM 22,637 Views 71 Comments

This polling model accurately predicted back in 2017 that Theresa May would lose her majority.

# election - Saturday 16 November, 2019

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin
# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis
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# Sinn Féin Ard Fheis

Michelle O'Neill re-elected as vice-president of Sinn Féin

Nov 16th 2019, 6:12 PM 20,834 Views 26 Comments

More than 2,000 party members had their say over two-days on who should be the deputy leader of the party.

# election - Friday 15 November, 2019

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown
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# By-election

Tweet-gate and a former minister looking for a comeback: The Dublin Fingal lowdown

Nov 15th 2019, 6:15 AM 29,927 Views 42 Comments

The upcoming by-election is to replace MEP Clare Daly.

# election - Monday 11 November, 2019

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains
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# SPanish Election

Spain's Socialists win election as far-right Vox party make large gains

Nov 11th 2019, 6:48 AM 10,539 Views 18 Comments

Right-wing populist and anti-migrant leaders across Europe celebrated Vox’s strong showing.

# election - Thursday 7 November, 2019

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# News Fix
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# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Nov 7th 2019, 10:50 PM 12,964 Views 0 Comments

RTÉ’s restructuring plan, the boil water notice and the Trump impeachment probe made the headlines today.

# election - Tuesday 5 November, 2019

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election
# Intimidation
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# Intimidation

Northern Ireland’s police chief appeals for calm during upcoming UK general election

Nov 5th 2019, 2:31 PM 6,963 Views 4 Comments

His comments come as officers continue to investigate telephone threats made to Ulster Unionist Party.

# election - Sunday 3 November, 2019

Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election
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# Election

Nigel Farage says he will not stand as MP in upcoming UK general election

Nov 3rd 2019, 9:56 AM 31,342 Views 68 Comments

Farage is heading up his new Brexit Party into its first general election.

# election - Friday 1 November, 2019

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage
# General Election
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# General Election

Johnson rejects Trump’s advice to form pact with Farage

Nov 1st 2019, 7:07 PM 14,165 Views 17 Comments

The British prime minister also said “it’s a matter of deep regret” the 31 October Brexit deadline was missed.

# election - Wednesday 30 October, 2019

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election
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# Front Pages

'It's time to stuff the turkey': UK front pages react to decision to hold general election

Oct 30th 2019, 6:57 AM 32,548 Views 27 Comments

The British public will go the polls on Thursday 12 December.

# election - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election
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# Here We Go Again

Boris Johnson will try again today to get MPs to back an early December election

Oct 29th 2019, 7:15 AM 8,175 Views 18 Comments

Johnson failed in his bid last night to get enough MPs to trigger a poll in December.

# election - Monday 28 October, 2019

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election
# Afd
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# Afd

Far-right party makes major gains in German state election

Oct 28th 2019, 9:22 AM 21,403 Views 29 Comments

Bjoern Hoecke previously labelled Berlin’s Holocaust memorial a “monument of shame”.

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length
# Not Over Yet
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# Not Over Yet

MPs to vote on December election as EU decides Brexit extension length

Oct 28th 2019, 7:44 AM 12,729 Views 12 Comments

Boris Johnson previously said he would prefer to be “dead in a ditch” than miss the 31 October deadline.

# election - Saturday 26 October, 2019

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline
# Brexit
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# Brexit

Minister blames Bercow for making it 'very difficult' to leave EU by October deadline

Oct 26th 2019, 1:16 PM 25,528 Views 23 Comments

“It looks like they may well give us an extension.”

# election - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension
# Brexit
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# Brexit

Boris Johnson will ask MPs to back 12 December election if EU agrees to Brexit extension

Oct 24th 2019, 5:19 PM 33,587 Views 61 Comments

This comes as the EU is expected to formally announce its decision on an extension tomorrow.

# election - Thursday 17 October, 2019

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move
# Election Ahead
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# Election Ahead

'Thanks my friend': Barack Obama endorses Justin Trudeau in unprecedented move

Oct 17th 2019, 7:34 AM 21,038 Views 39 Comments

Obama tweeted yesterday that he was proud to work with Trudeau.

# election - Saturday 14 September, 2019

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll
# Poll
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# Poll

Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael support nearly tied in new poll

Sep 14th 2019, 6:30 PM 14,860 Views 78 Comments

Fianna Fáil has benefited from a jump in support.

# election - Thursday 12 September, 2019

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

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

Sep 12th 2019, 1:33 PM 61,392 Views 113 Comments

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

Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October
# Liberal Party
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# Liberal Party

Justin Trudeau announces general election for Canada this October

Sep 11th 2019, 4:07 PM 13,206 Views 22 Comments

Parliament was dissolved today.

# election - Monday 9 September, 2019

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

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

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

Sep 9th 2019, 1:37 PM 12,934 Views 91 Comments

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

# election - Wednesday 4 September, 2019

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

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

Updated Sep 4th 2019, 10:17 PM 92,180 Views 78 Comments

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

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

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

Sep 4th 2019, 3:19 PM 36,503 Views 24 Comments

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

# election - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

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

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

Aug 28th 2019, 7:14 PM 8,930 Views 9 Comments

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

# election - Monday 17 June, 2019

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll
# Presidential Campaign
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# Presidential Campaign

Donald Trump trailing five Democrats in latest opinion poll

Jun 17th 2019, 8:19 AM 28,355 Views 65 Comments

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

# election - Thursday 30 May, 2019

# election - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP
# Ep2019
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# Ep2019

Seán Kelly elected as first Ireland South MEP

May 28th 2019, 3:00 PM 23,712 Views 36 Comments

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

# election - Friday 24 May, 2019

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

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

May 24th 2019, 10:08 PM 117,611 Views 225 Comments

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

Poll: Will you be voting today?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Will you be voting today?

May 24th 2019, 8:56 AM 27,817 Views 94 Comments

Polls close at 10pm.

# election - Wednesday 15 May, 2019

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

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

May 15th 2019, 12:05 AM 31,478 Views 81 Comments

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

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

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

May 9th 2019, 6:30 PM 26,710 Views 88 Comments

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

# election - Sunday 5 May, 2019

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

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

May 5th 2019, 6:00 AM 19,562 Views 15 Comments

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

# election - Monday 29 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 29th 2019, 7:17 AM 12,075 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 19th 2019, 5:38 PM 22,765 Views 47 Comments

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

# election - Thursday 18 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 18th 2019, 10:35 PM 20,855 Views 40 Comments

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

# election - Wednesday 17 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 17th 2019, 10:20 PM 16,310 Views 54 Comments

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

# election - Sunday 14 April, 2019

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

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

Apr 14th 2019, 10:00 PM 16,742 Views 14 Comments

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

# election - Wednesday 10 April, 2019

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat
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# Israel

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat

Updated Apr 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 28,200 Views 141 Comments

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