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#Election

# election - Monday 27 September, 2021

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition
# Goodbye Merkel
# Goodbye Merkel

Post-election haggling begins in Germany as multiple parties seek to form government coalition

Updated Sep 27th 2021, 12:56 PM 25,092 Views 1 Comment
  • Preliminary official results showed that the centre-left Social Democrats narrowly won the vote.
  • Angela Merkel's centre-right Christian Democrat bloc had its worst result since 1949.
  • Would-be successor Armin Laschet claims right to try to build the next government .
Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland falls short of Europe's first women-majority parliament

Sep 27th 2021, 7:32 AM 13,322 Views 11 Comments

Of the 63 seats in the Althing parliament, 30 were won by women, or 47.6 percent, following the recount.

# election - Saturday 25 September, 2021

Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread
# Iceland
# Iceland

Iceland takes to the polls in general election as government hangs by a thread

Sep 25th 2021, 7:37 AM 19,212 Views 16 Comments

Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir faces an up hill battle to continue in Government.

# election - Friday 17 September, 2021

Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election
# Vladimir Putin
# Vladimir Putin

Navalny app removed from Apple and Google as Russians vote in election

Sep 17th 2021, 9:51 AM 18,694 Views 11 Comments

His allies denounced the move as an “act of political censorship”.

# election - Friday 10 September, 2021

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

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

Sep 10th 2021, 9:27 AM 129,415 Views 223 Comments

A lot has changed since February 2020.

# election - Sunday 27 June, 2021

French far-right faces crucial test in second round of voting in regional elections
# France
# France

French far-right faces crucial test in second round of voting in regional elections

Jun 27th 2021, 11:10 AM 8,254 Views 2 Comments

Results are expected after the last polls close at 8pm.

# election - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July
# Dbs
# Dbs

It's official: Dublin Bay South by-election date set for 8 July

Jun 16th 2021, 1:19 PM 20,751 Views 21 Comments

The by-election will fill the seat vacated by former minister Eoghan Murphy.

# election - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

War-ravaged Syria is heading to the polls with Assad set to extend his grip on power
# Bashar Al-Assad
# Bashar Al-Assad

War-ravaged Syria is heading to the polls with Assad set to extend his grip on power

May 26th 2021, 7:21 AM 10,401 Views 17 Comments

In the last multi-candidate poll in 2014, Bashar al-Assad took 88% of the vote.

# election - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Early results indicate win for right-wing party in Madrid election
# Spain
# Spain

Early results indicate win for right-wing party in Madrid election

May 4th 2021, 10:01 PM 15,931 Views 23 Comments

The party’s leader in the capital has opposed hospitality closures during Covid-19.

# election - Monday 5 April, 2021

Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway
# Jerusalem
# Jerusalem

Corruption trial of Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu gets underway

Apr 5th 2021, 8:45 AM 7,866 Views 0 Comments

Netanyahu denies wrongdoing in the case.

# election - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli election but majority still uncertain
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu claims victory in Israeli election but majority still uncertain

Mar 24th 2021, 7:06 AM 7,244 Views 6 Comments

Netanyahu described yesterday’s projected results as a “huge win for the right” and his Likud party.

# election - Thursday 18 March, 2021

Dutch PM Mark Rutte savours ‘overwhelming vote of confidence’ in poll
# Netherlands
# Netherlands

Dutch PM Mark Rutte savours ‘overwhelming vote of confidence’ in poll

Mar 18th 2021, 10:53 AM 10,650 Views 3 Comments

It was the fourth consecutive poll win for his conservative party and he will now move to form a new coalition.

# election - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?
# Column
# Column

Larry Donnelly: Isn’t it nice to have someone we can honestly respect in charge?

Feb 7th 2021, 8:30 AM 38,169 Views 88 Comments

Larry Donnelly analyses the new US President’s first few weeks in action.

# election - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?
# Prime Minister
# Prime Minister

Giuseppe Conte resigns as Italy's Prime Minister - so what's next?

Jan 26th 2021, 12:57 PM 13,641 Views 9 Comments

Conte will remain as a caretaker Prime Minister and will try to form a new government.

# election - Monday 25 January, 2021

Portugal reelects TV pundit as president, after people brave the pandemic to vote
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Portugal reelects TV pundit as president, after people brave the pandemic to vote

Jan 25th 2021, 7:29 AM 15,412 Views 8 Comments

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa was reelected yesterday, amid a turnout higher than expected.

# election - Sunday 24 January, 2021

Portugal chooses president amid surge in virus cases
# Portuguese President
# Portuguese President

Portugal chooses president amid surge in virus cases

Jan 24th 2021, 1:31 PM 14,430 Views 11 Comments

Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa is regarded as the clear front-runner among seven candidates.

# election - Tuesday 19 January, 2021

Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power despite loss in disputed presidential election
# Kampala
# Kampala

Uganda’s Bobi Wine wins growing power despite loss in disputed presidential election

Jan 19th 2021, 4:29 PM 10,452 Views 6 Comments

Politician and former musician Bobi Wine lost Uganda’s presidential election but his party won at least 56 seats.

# election - Saturday 16 January, 2021

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote
# Election
# Election

EU urges Israel to facilitate Palestinian vote

Jan 16th 2021, 6:59 PM 16,511 Views 82 Comments

Palestine intends to hold elections in May and July.

# election - Tuesday 15 December, 2020

Biden congratulated as president-elect by top Republican as inauguration to have 'extremely limited' crowds due to Covid
# Mitch McConnell
# Mitch McConnell

Biden congratulated as president-elect by top Republican as inauguration to have 'extremely limited' crowds due to Covid

Updated Dec 15th 2020, 7:12 PM 38,396 Views 61 Comments

Mitch McConnell said “the Electoral College has spoken”.

# election - Monday 7 December, 2020

Romania's Orban resigns as Prime Minister after election setback
# Ludovic Orban
# Ludovic Orban

Romania's Orban resigns as Prime Minister after election setback

Dec 7th 2020, 6:36 PM 14,677 Views 6 Comments

The PNL party came in second in its election, with 25.5% of the vote compared to 30% for the Social Democrats Party.

# election - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Trump loyalists gather in Washington claiming election fraud
# March For Trump
# March For Trump

Trump loyalists gather in Washington claiming election fraud

Nov 14th 2020, 4:10 PM 50,743 Views 103 Comments

Trump yesterday broke his silence after a week without on-camera comments.

# election - Sunday 8 November, 2020

'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election
# The World Is Watching
# The World Is Watching

'Warmest congratulations': Leaders from Ireland and around the world welcome Biden election

Nov 8th 2020, 10:05 AM 27,112 Views 35 Comments

Taoiseach Micheál Martin offered his congratulations to Biden following his win.

# election - Saturday 7 November, 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today
# US Election 2020
# US Election 2020

US Election: Here are the main points to know today

Updated Nov 7th 2020, 7:50 PM 86,201 Views 47 Comments

A winner has been declared at last.

# election - Wednesday 4 November, 2020

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think is going to win the US presidential election?

Nov 4th 2020, 8:11 AM 46,219 Views 54 Comments

The overall result of the US election is still unclear.

# election - Sunday 1 November, 2020

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who do you think will win the US presidential election?

Nov 1st 2020, 10:30 AM 79,863 Views 170 Comments

It’s just two days until election day.

# election - Saturday 31 October, 2020

Magic mushrooms, flags, wolves and weed: Americans will be voting on all sorts on Tuesday
# No On 24
# No On 24

Magic mushrooms, flags, wolves and weed: Americans will be voting on all sorts on Tuesday

Oct 31st 2020, 9:30 AM 21,311 Views 5 Comments

It’s not just the presidency that’s to be decided.

# election - Friday 30 October, 2020

Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election
# Election
# Election

Social Democrats member alleged to have voted twice in general election

Oct 30th 2020, 12:05 AM 42,669 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí in Mallow confirmed that they are investigating an allegation of someone voting twice.

# election - Sunday 18 October, 2020

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win
# New Zealand
# New Zealand

Jacinda Ardern credits virus response for election win

Oct 18th 2020, 7:25 AM 26,230 Views 53 Comments

The New Zealand Prime Minister won a second term in office in a landslide.

# election - Saturday 17 October, 2020

Jacinda Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand
# Election
# Election

Jacinda Ardern wins landslide re-election in New Zealand

Updated Oct 17th 2020, 3:00 PM 100,219 Views 133 Comments

No leader has achieved an outright majority since New Zealand adopted a proportional voting system in 1996.

# election - Friday 9 October, 2020

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town
# Election
# Election

Anger as Turkish army reopens Cyprus resort that has turned into ghost town

Oct 9th 2020, 8:35 AM 40,626 Views 20 Comments

The move threatened to further inflame tensions in the eastern Mediterranean, where Turkey has been engaged in bitter maritime disputes with Greece and Cyprus.

# election - Sunday 13 September, 2020

Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning

Sep 13th 2020, 1:46 PM 17,097 Views 13 Comments

The vote is seen as a key test of the Kremlin’s control of local politics.

# election - Monday 31 August, 2020

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests
# United States
# United States

'It’s lawlessness, plain and simple': Joe Biden condemns rioting, looting and arson at protests

Aug 31st 2020, 9:20 PM 20,239 Views 93 Comments

Biden also blamed Donald Trump for “stoking violence” in US cities.

# election - Saturday 29 August, 2020

Trump brands protesters ‘thugs’ at New Hampshire rally
# Thugs
# Thugs

Trump brands protesters ‘thugs’ at New Hampshire rally

Aug 29th 2020, 11:23 AM 36,357 Views 118 Comments

The US president claims he is the only thing standing between ‘democracy and the mob’, and said ‘no-one is safe’ in an America under Joe Biden.

# election - Friday 28 August, 2020

Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination
# Election
# Election

Trump says Biden is destroyer of American 'greatness' as he accepts Republican nomination

Aug 28th 2020, 7:05 AM 17,327 Views 67 Comments

The US president spoke for 70 minutes at an event held at the White House.

# election - Monday 17 August, 2020

Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand
# Coronavirus
# Coronavirus

Ardern delays general election after new outbreak of Covid-19 in New Zealand

Aug 17th 2020, 7:08 AM 21,535 Views 36 Comments

The New Zealand prime minister has put the election back to October.

# election - Thursday 13 August, 2020

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'
# Disputed Election
# Disputed Election

700 more people detained in Belarus as Lukashenko calls protesters 'sheep'

Updated Aug 13th 2020, 11:49 AM 15,219 Views 12 Comments

More than 6,700 people have been detained following protests over a disputed election.

# election - Wednesday 12 August, 2020

New Zealand could delay election after virus returns
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

New Zealand could delay election after virus returns

Aug 12th 2020, 8:12 AM 26,011 Views 73 Comments

A three-day stay-at-home order for Auckland — a city of 1.5 million people — went into force today.

# election - Sunday 9 August, 2020

Belarus braces for protests as incumbent Lukashenko appears to win presidential election
# Exit Poll
# Exit Poll

Belarus braces for protests as incumbent Lukashenko appears to win presidential election

Aug 9th 2020, 7:10 PM 28,915 Views 42 Comments

Alexander Lukashenko has ruled the ex-Soviet country since 1994, making him Europe’s longest serving leader.

# election - Tuesday 14 July, 2020

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president
# Election
# Election

'It's hard to be optimistic': Many Poles in Ireland uneasy at re-election of populist president

Jul 14th 2020, 6:10 AM 28,794 Views 53 Comments

Andrzej Duda saw off a liberal challenger in a closely fought contest.

# election - Thursday 9 July, 2020

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms
# Economy
# Economy

Joe Biden proposes 'Buy American' campaign to bolster US firms

Jul 9th 2020, 2:58 PM 9,908 Views 21 Comments

The former vice-president has called for $700 million to be spent on supporting manufacturing and technology firms.

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