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#Voting

# voting - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Internet blackout as Republic of Congo votes in presidential election
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Internet blackout as Republic of Congo votes in presidential election

Mar 21st 2021, 9:28 AM 9,677 Views 2 Comments

Access to the internet and social media was cut hours before polls opened.

# voting - Thursday 5 November, 2020

From Sharpies to 'dumped ballots': The misinformation being shared about voting in the US
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From Sharpies to 'dumped ballots': The misinformation being shared about voting in the US

Nov 5th 2020, 3:01 PM 24,969 Views 18 Comments

Here are some claims of electoral fraud being spread on social media, and the facts behind those claims.

# voting - Tuesday 13 October, 2020

Swing state Georgia breaks turnout record on first day of early US election voting
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Swing state Georgia breaks turnout record on first day of early US election voting

Oct 13th 2020, 10:10 PM 54,999 Views 68 Comments

The high turnout saw eager voters waiting in hours-long queues to cast their ballots in the election.

# voting - Saturday 10 October, 2020

Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites
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Judge in Texas blocks Republican governor's order limiting ballot drop-off sites

Oct 10th 2020, 5:03 PM 38,728 Views 19 Comments

The judge said the move would restrict the right of some voters.

# voting - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021
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Nicola Sturgeon sets out plans for independence referendum draft bill in 2021

Sep 1st 2020, 5:58 PM 36,073 Views 39 Comments

Nicola Sturgeon also announced a raft of measures to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic.

# voting - Thursday 25 June, 2020

Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036
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Russians cast early votes in ballot that could extend Putin's rule until 2036

Jun 25th 2020, 7:08 AM 11,300 Views 32 Comments

The reforms would reset Putin’s presidential term-limit to zero, allowing him to run two more times.

# voting - Tuesday 2 June, 2020

'Insane idea': MPs queue and complain after being forced return to vote in the House of Commons
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'Insane idea': MPs queue and complain after being forced return to vote in the House of Commons

Jun 2nd 2020, 10:25 PM 24,437 Views 13 Comments

The government said it expected some ‘teething problems’ to the new voting system.

# voting - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Trump threatens to hold up funds for two states over postal voting
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Trump threatens to hold up funds for two states over postal voting

May 21st 2020, 6:58 AM 30,178 Views 58 Comments

Trump has since rolled back on his threat but still claimed that widespread postal voting promotes “a lot of illegality”.

# voting - Monday 10 February, 2020

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?
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Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?

Feb 10th 2020, 11:16 AM 36,376 Views 60 Comments

Turnout for the election was the fourth-lowest ever in the history of the State.

# voting - Saturday 8 February, 2020

As it happened: High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country
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As it happened: High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country

Feb 8th 2020, 9:00 PM 196,701 Views 164 Comments

Polling stations around the country are open until 10pm.

Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper?
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Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper?

Feb 8th 2020, 9:26 AM 75,594 Views 251 Comments

Voting is already underway, but who will get your first preference today?

When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote
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When do the polls close? What should I bring? Everything you need to know before casting your vote

Feb 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 58,043 Views 125 Comments

Happy voting!

Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?
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Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?

Feb 8th 2020, 12:05 AM 119,245 Views 134 Comments

We offer two takes on it from election experts.

# voting - Friday 7 February, 2020

In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast
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In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast

Feb 7th 2020, 10:40 PM 18,417 Views 12 Comments

The isle lies two kilometres off the north west coast.

Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo
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Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo

Feb 7th 2020, 10:04 AM 10,291 Views 12 Comments

The 12 islands have a total electorate of over 1,250.

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow?
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Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow?

Feb 7th 2020, 9:27 AM 44,142 Views 187 Comments

Polling stations will be open around the country from 7am to 10pm tomorrow.

Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency
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Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency

Feb 7th 2020, 7:10 AM 104,582 Views 49 Comments

Find out what candidates say they will do if elected.

'Offer a lift': Calls for people to mind their older neighbours as storm due on voting day
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'Offer a lift': Calls for people to mind their older neighbours as storm due on voting day

Feb 7th 2020, 6:15 AM 7,716 Views 1 Comment

Met Éireann has issued status yellow wind and rainfall warnings for Ireland on Saturday, the day of the general election.

# voting - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Poll: Have you decided who you're voting for yet?
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Poll: Have you decided who you're voting for yet?

Feb 2nd 2020, 1:10 PM 49,143 Views 226 Comments

The country goes to the polls next Saturday.

# voting - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Poll: Do you read political party manifestos before casting your vote?
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Poll: Do you read political party manifestos before casting your vote?

Jan 25th 2020, 11:00 AM 23,836 Views 122 Comments

The general election is just two weeks away.

# voting - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you
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Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you

Jan 22nd 2020, 9:10 AM 13,943 Views 72 Comments

Without a willingness to inform ourselves and vote, we simply have no leg to stand on, write Adam Hallissey and Ben Quigley, creators of Progressivebrief.com.

# voting - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?
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Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?

Jan 19th 2020, 11:00 AM 37,294 Views 149 Comments

Do you have a strong allegiance to a political party?

# voting - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?
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Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?

Jan 15th 2020, 8:29 AM 41,069 Views 69 Comments

Next month’s election will be the first Saturday election since 1918.

# voting - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad?
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Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad?

Dec 28th 2019, 8:01 AM 30,302 Views 75 Comments

The referendum could happen next year.

# voting - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections
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Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections

Dec 25th 2019, 7:00 AM 8,535 Views 80 Comments

That’s according to an Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll carried out for TheJournal.ie.

# voting - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Martin accepts it's 'an issue' FF Senator failed to vote on 75% of days he signed in
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Martin accepts it's 'an issue' FF Senator failed to vote on 75% of days he signed in

Dec 24th 2019, 8:18 AM 29,438 Views 65 Comments

Keith Swanick did not vote on 84 of the 114 voting days he signed in during a three-year period examined by RTÉ.

# voting - Monday 2 December, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland introduce compulsory voting?
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Poll: Should Ireland introduce compulsory voting?

Dec 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 28,489 Views 103 Comments

Concerns have been raised about the low turnout in the by-elections last weekend.

# voting - Friday 29 November, 2019

Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close
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Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close

Nov 29th 2019, 7:05 AM 10,707 Views 30 Comments

Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.

# voting - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections
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Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections

Nov 24th 2019, 7:42 AM 7,598 Views 4 Comments

One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.

# voting - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says
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TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says

Oct 22nd 2019, 3:24 PM 8,742 Views 13 Comments

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl addressed the Dáil on the matter before Leaders’ Questions today.

# voting - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?
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Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Oct 12th 2019, 9:55 AM 45,116 Views 198 Comments

Wales and Scotland have made this change, should we?

# voting - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?
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Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?

Sep 29th 2019, 9:30 AM 44,530 Views 184 Comments

A Referendum Commission was set up this week to examine the issue ahead of a vote.

# voting - Friday 27 September, 2019

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up
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Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up

Sep 27th 2019, 10:22 AM 7,954 Views 59 Comments

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced the measure today.

# voting - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
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Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 5:45 PM 15,076 Views 14 Comments

Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.

# voting - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?
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Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?

Jun 2nd 2019, 10:00 PM 35,126 Views 99 Comments

The history of e-voting in Ireland is a long, winding, costly saga.

# voting - Friday 24 May, 2019

Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum
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Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum

Updated May 24th 2019, 7:00 PM 54,652 Views 135 Comments

Polling stations close at 10pm tonight.

Poll: Will you be voting today?
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Poll: Will you be voting today?

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

Polls close at 10pm.

# voting - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box
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'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box

May 19th 2019, 7:30 AM 9,669 Views 27 Comments

The stickers will be available at polling stations in the Dublin City Council electoral area.

# voting - Sunday 28 April, 2019

QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is?
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QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is?

Apr 28th 2019, 9:00 PM 35,203 Views 33 Comments

Have you been paying attention to these politicians over the last five years?

Poll: Are you registered to vote?
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Poll: Are you registered to vote?

Apr 28th 2019, 9:59 AM 18,053 Views 78 Comments

The European and local elections are taking place next month.

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