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#Elections

# elections - Tuesday 21 September, 2021

Justin Trudeau’s party projected to win most seats in Canada’s election
# Canada
# Canada

Justin Trudeau’s party projected to win most seats in Canada’s election

Sep 21st 2021, 7:04 AM 9,491 Views 11 Comments

It is expected that the incumbent will form a minority government.

# elections - Sunday 19 September, 2021

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack
# Hungary
# Hungary

Orban party blames opposition for Hungary primaries debacle after alleged cyber attack

Sep 19th 2021, 11:25 AM 16,153 Views 28 Comments

Voting in the primary elections to find a candidate to challenge Orban was suspended on Saturday.

# elections - Sunday 1 August, 2021

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years

Aug 1st 2021, 6:31 PM 8,849 Views 7 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.

# elections - Friday 9 July, 2021

Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress
# Gender Balance
# Gender Balance

Opinion: It’s harder for the Dublin Bay South voters to not elect a woman - and that's progress

Updated Jul 9th 2021, 11:52 AM 19,144 Views 87 Comments

Caitriona Gleeson of Women for Election says Ireland’s record of women entering politics is a matter of concern but this by-election is a step forward.

# elections - Monday 28 June, 2021

Le Pen's French far-right beaten in regional elections – exit polls
# France
# France

Le Pen's French far-right beaten in regional elections – exit polls

Jun 28th 2021, 7:00 AM 21,318 Views 25 Comments

The voting was being closely scrutinised as a litmus test of whether the anti-immigration National Rally was gaining in acceptability.

# elections - Wednesday 2 June, 2021

German far-right party predicted to make gains in regional election
# Germany
# Germany

German far-right party predicted to make gains in regional election

Jun 2nd 2021, 7:21 AM 14,644 Views 60 Comments

Surveys have the AfD neck-and-neck with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CDU.

# elections - Monday 3 May, 2021

Indian prime minister’s party takes electoral hit amid Covid-19 surge
# India
# India

Indian prime minister’s party takes electoral hit amid Covid-19 surge

May 3rd 2021, 7:25 AM 23,100 Views 7 Comments

Modi stands weakened but faces no threats to staying on as the country’s leader until his term ends in 2024.

# elections - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

'Privileged' Arteta responds to reports linking him with Barcelona job
# Elections
From The42
# Elections

'Privileged' Arteta responds to reports linking him with Barcelona job

Mar 3rd 2021, 10:48 AM 7,610 Views 8 Comments

The 38-year-old says he is ‘happy’ as Arsenal manager, amid speculation that Barca presidential candidate Joan Laporta wants him to return to the Catalan giants.

# elections - Friday 8 January, 2021

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

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

Jan 8th 2021, 1:25 PM 9,783 Views 15 Comments

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

# elections - Tuesday 29 December, 2020

New president and vice-president elected to garda body during controversial conference
# GRA
# GRA

New president and vice-president elected to garda body during controversial conference

Dec 29th 2020, 5:02 PM 48,295 Views 23 Comments

Members vented their frustration during the conference.

# elections - Saturday 24 October, 2020

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections
# Cairo
# Cairo

Egypt starts voting in first stage of parliament elections

Oct 24th 2020, 12:27 PM 14,620 Views 3 Comments

The elections will be held in two phases, with the first covering 14 provinces today and tomorrow.

# elections - Sunday 6 September, 2020

Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election
# Protests
# Protests

Ninety protesters arrested in Hong Kong over demonstrations against delayed election

Sep 6th 2020, 4:35 PM 16,502 Views 6 Comments

Hong Kong elections were due to have taken place today but were postponed for a year by the authorities.

# elections - Monday 10 August, 2020

Belarus president brands opposition 'sheep' as protests against election result continue
# Alexander Lukashenko
# Alexander Lukashenko

Belarus president brands opposition 'sheep' as protests against election result continue

Aug 10th 2020, 9:52 PM 17,121 Views 11 Comments

Dozens were injured and thousands detained hours after Sunday’s disputed vote.

Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote
# Alexander Lukashenko
# Alexander Lukashenko

Police and protesters clash amid accusations of rigged Belarus presidential vote

Aug 10th 2020, 7:18 AM 13,913 Views 4 Comments

Opposition candidate Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya rejected the results of the exit poll.

# elections - Friday 31 July, 2020

Hong Kong postpones upcoming elections claiming coronavirus outbreak is to blame
# China
# China

Hong Kong postpones upcoming elections claiming coronavirus outbreak is to blame

Jul 31st 2020, 1:25 PM 8,608 Views 11 Comments

The chief executive said Hong Kong has the support of the Chinese government in making the decision.

# elections - Thursday 30 July, 2020

Hong Kong democracy activists disqualified from running in legislative elections
# China
# China

Hong Kong democracy activists disqualified from running in legislative elections

Jul 30th 2020, 10:41 AM 14,019 Views 23 Comments

Hong Kong says only those who pledge allegiance to both local government and China can run.

# elections - Thursday 21 May, 2020

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

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

May 21st 2020, 6:58 AM 30,183 Views 58 Comments

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

# elections - Tuesday 11 February, 2020

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats
# Ge2020
# Ge2020

Here are all the TDs we're saying goodbye to after they lost their seats

Updated Feb 11th 2020, 9:00 AM 231,137 Views 170 Comments

35 deputies did not get re-elected, including some high profile names.

# elections - Tuesday 4 February, 2020

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters
# Misinformation
# Misinformation

YouTube says it will remove election-related videos that are 'manipulated' to mislead voters

Feb 4th 2020, 7:14 AM 5,736 Views 17 Comments

The move comes amid growing concern about so-called “deepfake” videos altered by using artificial intelligence.

# elections - Monday 30 December, 2019

Electoral Commission one step closer as government approves initial plan for regulator
# Finally
# Finally

Electoral Commission one step closer as government approves initial plan for regulator

Dec 30th 2019, 11:40 AM 6,660 Views 9 Comments

An Electoral Commission has been on the cards for over a decade.

# elections - Monday 9 December, 2019

Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time
# Uk Election 19
# Uk Election 19

Column: The results of the UK general election could hugely impact the Irish border - and not for the first time

Dec 9th 2019, 6:40 AM 12,071 Views 7 Comments

A December election does not come around often, writes Cormac Moore.

# elections - Tuesday 3 December, 2019

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters
# Election Posters
# Election Posters

Dublin City Council to consider introducing 'exclusion zones' for election posters

Dec 3rd 2019, 6:15 AM 10,085 Views 21 Comments

Over 200 complaints were made about the location of posters during the local and European elections.

# elections - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates
# Damien English
# Damien English

Fine Gael minister: Political parties 'need to look at' vetting procedures for election candidates

Nov 24th 2019, 4:24 PM 15,099 Views 41 Comments

It follows controversial comments by candidate Verona Murphy.

# elections - Thursday 26 September, 2019

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader
# Classified
# Classified

Whistleblower: White House officials 'locked down' transcript of call with Ukrainian leader

Sep 26th 2019, 2:38 PM 18,109 Views 50 Comments

According to the intelligence community official, the transcript was loaded into a system that is used to store “especially sensitive” classified information.

# elections - Thursday 19 September, 2019

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel's Netanyahu calls on main opposition leader to form a unity government

Sep 19th 2019, 8:58 AM 8,114 Views 45 Comments

Netanyahu said he preferred to form a right-wing coalition but the results showed that would not be possible.

# elections - Saturday 20 July, 2019

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case
# Maria Bailey
# Maria Bailey

Varadkar receives dozens of similar emails from voters about FG boycott after Maria Bailey case

Jul 20th 2019, 10:00 PM 70,894 Views 89 Comments

FOI documents show correspondence sent to Taoiseach Leo Varadkar in the wake of the Maria Bailey swing fall case.

# elections - Friday 19 July, 2019

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

Work is finally to begin on an Electoral Commission for Ireland

Jul 19th 2019, 6:30 AM 9,466 Views 21 Comments

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

# elections - Sunday 2 June, 2019

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

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 35,302 Views 99 Comments

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

# elections - Saturday 1 June, 2019

Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting
# Democracy
# Democracy

Irish people are split over whether we should have another go at e-voting

Jun 1st 2019, 7:01 AM 22,148 Views 77 Comments

Fewer than half of poll respondents thought it was a good idea.

# elections - Friday 31 May, 2019

We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?
# Election Footing
# Election Footing

We should be having four by-elections this year, but will the Dáil make it that far?

May 31st 2019, 6:00 AM 21,579 Views 37 Comments

The European elections have thrown up some tricky timeline issues.

# elections - Thursday 30 May, 2019

This is what happens to ballot papers once election counting is done and dusted
# Ballot Papers
# Ballot Papers

This is what happens to ballot papers once election counting is done and dusted

May 30th 2019, 6:20 AM 42,062 Views 25 Comments

On Friday, people around the country turned out at local polling stations to cast their vote on the ballot papers.

# elections - Tuesday 28 May, 2019

Who is my local councillor? Here is a full list of all the seats
# Le2019
# Le2019

Who is my local councillor? Here is a full list of all the seats

May 28th 2019, 9:30 PM 805,258 Views 121 Comments

A comprehensive list of everyone who has nabbed a seat.

'It seemed silly at the time': How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling led to record levels of spoiled votes this year
# Invalid
# Invalid

'It seemed silly at the time': How a 2014 Supreme Court ruling led to record levels of spoiled votes this year

May 28th 2019, 7:30 PM 34,715 Views 35 Comments

More than 4% of European election votes were deemed invalid this year.

# elections - Monday 27 May, 2019

Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP
# European
# European

Green Party's Ciarán Cuffe elected MEP

May 27th 2019, 8:40 PM 26,547 Views 70 Comments

The Green Party has its first MEP in decades.

As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced
Live May 27th 2019, 12:10 AM

As it happened: All to play for as first European election counts announced

# elections - Sunday 26 May, 2019

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit
Live May 26th 2019, 5:00 PM

As it happened: Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael securing majority of votes as Sinn Féin takes a hit

Election count day 2: What can we expect today?
# We Go Again
# We Go Again

Election count day 2: What can we expect today?

May 26th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,818 Views 9 Comments

The story of Friday’s election is still being written.

# elections - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show
# Exit Poll
# Exit Poll

Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show

May 25th 2019, 9:40 AM 29,950 Views 108 Comments

65% of voters polled indicated they’d vote in favour of such a proposal.

# elections - Friday 24 May, 2019

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend
# Count On Us
# Count On Us

Your complete guide to TheJournal.ie's election and referendum coverage this weekend

May 24th 2019, 7:02 PM 13,075 Views 31 Comments

We’ll keep you covered as counts take place on Saturday and Sunday.

# elections - Wednesday 22 May, 2019

At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result
# Jakarta
# Jakarta

At least six dead as protestors clash with police over Indonesian election result

May 22nd 2019, 10:45 PM 5,844 Views 0 Comments

Jakarta’s governor Anies Baswedan said about 200 people had been injured.

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