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# Ballot Box

All time
# Ballot Box
Chile to vote for a new president amid fears of mass protests
A neck-and-neck race is underway between an ultra-conservative lawyer and a former student activist.
# Democracy
Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting
Fewer than half of poll respondents thought it was a good idea.
# Voting
Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum
Polling stations close at 10pm tonight.
# Electoral Reform
The Government wants you to tell it how to make voting easier
The Government now intends to reform and modernise the electoral registration process.
# polling day
Mugabe hopes his former party will lose Zimbabwe election
Voters in Zimbabwe are going to the polls today in the country’s first election without Robert Mugabe on the ballot.
# Referendum
'Abortion is a licence to kill'- Save the 8th launches its referendum campaign
The campaign claimed today that it has already canvassed 300,000 homes.
# After Gerry
Mary Lou may be Sinn Féin's leader-in-waiting, but whether that translates to votes is another story
A new poll shows that it won’t change how two-thirds of voters view the party.
# Ballot Box
How much would a general election delay a referendum on the Eighth Amendment?
For one, a summer referendum would be out the window.
# cast your vote
Taoiseach says he is not opposed to holding a 'referendum day'
Varadkar says he has no intention of putting a referendum on the Eighth Amendment “on the long finger”.
# all together now
Islanders will be able to vote on the same day as the rest of the country
Fianna Fáil argues that it is no longer necessary for those living on the islands to vote early.
# Coalition
All smiles, but Australia's in political limbo after voters punish government
There could be a hung parliament thanks to how citizens chose to vote.
# Just Say Yes
'I vote Yes': A kid slipped this adorable note into a ballot box in Dublin
Stick a fork in us. We’re done.
# WHITE SPACE
Does this ballot paper look confusing to you?
One TD thinks we need to rethink the layout of the ballot paper before the next election.
# what's the question?
Ballot papers unchanged since 1963 need to be 'modernised'
The format of referendum ballot papers has remained largely unchanged for over 50 years.
# Golden Ticket
Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box
A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.
# Decision time
Poll: Will you be voting today?
Both sides have given their opinions, the polls are open, but will you be visiting one today?
# Your Say
Poll: Do you think Fianna Fáil will return to government in the next election?
A new opinion poll shows the party are back on top, but will they move across the Dáil chamber the next general election?
# Your Say
Poll: Are you going to vote today?
Are you determined to make it to the polling station today – or do you think it doesn’t make a difference?