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#Electoral Reform

# electoral-reform - Friday 8 January, 2021

Voting during a pandemic? Plans for social distancing at polling stations and new Electoral Commission announced
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# Electoral Reform

Voting during a pandemic? Plans for social distancing at polling stations and new Electoral Commission announced

Jan 8th 2021, 1:25 PM 9,751 Views 15 Comments

Minister Darragh O’Brien described the proposed bill as the “most significant development for our electoral system in decades”.

# electoral-reform - Friday 19 July, 2019

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland
# Better Late Than Never
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# Better Late Than Never

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

Jul 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,448 Views 21 Comments

It’s hoped an electoral commission will solve problems with the electoral register and address issues redrawing constituency lines.

# electoral-reform - Wednesday 2 January, 2019

The Government wants you to tell it how to make voting easier
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# Electoral Reform

The Government wants you to tell it how to make voting easier

Jan 2nd 2019, 12:37 PM 10,081 Views 97 Comments

The Government now intends to reform and modernise the electoral registration process.

# electoral-reform - Monday 17 December, 2018

The government wants to know if you're okay with it using your PPS number to clean up the electoral register
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# Electoral Reform

The government wants to know if you're okay with it using your PPS number to clean up the electoral register

Dec 17th 2018, 12:05 AM 58,568 Views 82 Comments

Duplication on the register is rife and changes are needed to ensure Ireland has a modern electoral register, says the minister.

# electoral-reform - Sunday 10 June, 2018

Calls to reform 'outdated and cumbersome' electoral register system
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# Electoral Reform

Calls to reform 'outdated and cumbersome' electoral register system

Jun 10th 2018, 6:30 AM 7,797 Views 29 Comments

Politicians have said there are significant inaccuracies on the register.

# electoral-reform - Thursday 12 February, 2015

This TD wants to radically change the way we elect him and his 157 colleagues
# Ending Parish Pump
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# Ending Parish Pump

This TD wants to radically change the way we elect him and his 157 colleagues

Feb 12th 2015, 2:18 PM 20,420 Views 113 Comments

Brendan Griffin has proposed a way of potential ending ‘parish pump’ politics.

# electoral-reform - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Convention report recommends longer polling hours and larger constituencies
# Constitutional Convention
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# Constitutional Convention

Convention report recommends longer polling hours and larger constituencies

Aug 27th 2013, 2:25 PM 3,024 Views 27 Comments

More than half of delegates at the constitutional convention think the number of members in the Dáil should be left unchanged.

# electoral-reform - Monday 10 June, 2013

People who are not TDs or Senators 'should be appointed as Ministers'
# Constitutional Covention
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# Constitutional Covention

People who are not TDs or Senators 'should be appointed as Ministers'

Jun 10th 2013, 8:08 AM 6,793 Views 28 Comments

The Constitutional Convention has made a number of recommendations on reforming politics in Ireland.

# electoral-reform - Saturday 25 May, 2013

Could Ireland change how it elects its TDs? Here are the options
# Get Out The Vote
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# Get Out The Vote

Could Ireland change how it elects its TDs? Here are the options

May 25th 2013, 7:15 AM 6,320 Views 35 Comments

The Constitutional Convention has agreed that changes to Dáil elections might also include an entirely new electoral system.

# electoral-reform - Sunday 19 May, 2013

The system for electing TDs could be about to face a massive overhaul
# Dáil Reform
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# Dáil Reform

The system for electing TDs could be about to face a massive overhaul

May 19th 2013, 1:39 PM 8,245 Views 56 Comments

The 100-member Constitutional Convention has voted to investigate “an entirely new electoral system” for picking TDs.

# electoral-reform - Friday 22 June, 2012

Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends
# Voting
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# Voting

Fine Gael TD calls for elections and referenda to be held at weekends

Jun 22nd 2012, 7:15 AM 2,646 Views 36 Comments

Alan Farrell wants polling days to be held on Saturdays or Sundays in order to prevent school disruptions and allow for more people to vote.

# electoral-reform - Saturday 9 July, 2011

Police in Malaysia fire tear gas at protesters, arrest 1,667
# Malaysia
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# Malaysia

Police in Malaysia fire tear gas at protesters, arrest 1,667

Jul 9th 2011, 6:31 PM 319 Views 2 Comments

Malaysia’s biggest political rally in four years has ended with hundreds of arrests, as protesters defied warnings to stay at home and electoral reform.

# electoral-reform - Thursday 17 February, 2011

UK fixes date for referendum to change election system
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# United Kingdom

UK fixes date for referendum to change election system

Feb 17th 2011, 2:42 PM 745 Views 0 Comments

The UK will hold only its second-ever national referendum on May 5, when voters will decide on dropping ‘first past the post’.