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#Polls

# polls - This year 2022

Stormont election: Voter turnout estimated at 54% as counting set to begin
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Stormont election: Voter turnout estimated at 54% as counting set to begin

May 6th 2022, 7:14 AM 10,387 Views 13 Comments

The process is taking place to elect 90 MLAs to the devolved Stormont Assembly, with 239 candidates running.

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show
# Polls
# Polls

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show

Mar 29th 2022, 10:05 PM 23,120 Views 23 Comments

Macron has long been favourite for the two-round election on 10 and 24 April.

# polls - Last year 2021

Two opinion polls find Sinn Féin is the most popular party in the country
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Two opinion polls find Sinn Féin is the most popular party in the country

Sep 12th 2021, 9:43 AM 39,168 Views 104 Comments

Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s personal satisfaction rating has fallen by nine points in one of the polls.

Who do you think will win tomorrow's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?
# Call It
From The42
# Call It

Who do you think will win tomorrow's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?

Sep 4th 2021, 7:30 AM 4,781 Views 1 Comment

All eyes on the Croke Park triple-header.

# polls - All time

The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?
# Podcast
# Podcast

The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?

Nov 12th 2020, 6:45 AM 18,580 Views 30 Comments

We chat to polls expert Kevin Cunningham of TU Dublin to find out more.

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far
# Election Polls
# Election Polls

Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far

Nov 5th 2020, 8:34 PM 17,665 Views 10 Comments

It’s still too soon to judge the total accuracy of US pollsters, but let’s take a look at current knowledge.

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 17,117 Views 13 Comments

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

Poll: Will you be happy if pubs reopen this month?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you be happy if pubs reopen this month?

Sep 8th 2020, 10:06 AM 59,208 Views 115 Comments

Cabinet is expected to permit the reopening of wet pubs from 21 September.

Eyes on February election as Varadkar schedules parliamentary party meeting for Friday
# Friday Night Lights
# Friday Night Lights

Eyes on February election as Varadkar schedules parliamentary party meeting for Friday

Jan 6th 2020, 6:39 PM 18,386 Views 58 Comments

Will Leo cut and run?

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

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

Nov 29th 2019, 7:05 AM 10,740 Views 30 Comments

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

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?
# Numbers Game
# Numbers Game

The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?

Nov 20th 2019, 6:00 PM 18,885 Views 13 Comments

Love them or hate them it’s impossible to escape them.

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling
# Voter Polling
# Voter Polling

Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling

Aug 9th 2019, 6:00 AM 18,266 Views 13 Comments

Throughout 2018, speculation was rife that a snap general election could be on the cards.

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

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election

Updated Jun 23rd 2019, 5:45 PM 15,094 Views 14 Comments

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

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
# Israel
# Israel

Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government

May 30th 2019, 7:19 AM 6,890 Views 9 Comments

Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.

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 29,974 Views 108 Comments

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

Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals
# To The Polls
# To The Polls

Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals

Updated May 18th 2019, 8:11 PM 24,227 Views 50 Comments

Just under 17 million people cast their vote across the country.

Voting begins in Spanish snap election marked by far-right resurgence
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Voting begins in Spanish snap election marked by far-right resurgence

Apr 28th 2019, 10:51 AM 13,356 Views 83 Comments

Polls predict far-right party Vox could take more than 10% of the votes.

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections
# The Candidates
# The Candidates

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections

Apr 16th 2019, 6:10 AM 79,423 Views 43 Comments

There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat
# Israel
# Israel

Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat

Updated Apr 10th 2019, 6:15 PM 28,217 Views 141 Comments

The win would likely see ‘Bibi’ become the longest-serving leader of the country.

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats
# Polls
# Polls

Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats

Jan 29th 2019, 8:20 PM 10,598 Views 8 Comments

Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections

E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections
# Polls
# Polls

E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections

Dec 28th 2018, 7:15 AM 10,013 Views 22 Comments

The minister said Irish citizens have no urge to depart from the pencil and the ballot paper.

Have you ever bought anything because an influencer flogged it?
# Influenced
From The Daily Edge
# Influenced

Have you ever bought anything because an influencer flogged it?

May 27th 2018, 4:30 PM 2,841 Views 3 Comments

Be honest.

RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show
# Exit Poll
# Exit Poll

RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show

May 24th 2018, 12:14 PM 74,090 Views 199 Comments

The exit poll will interview 3,000 people immediately after they have voted.

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know
# Secret Ballot
# Secret Ballot

Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know

Apr 27th 2018, 6:10 AM 13,029 Views 21 Comments

Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will be voting by secret ballot.

Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll
# Hello Mary Lou
# Hello Mary Lou

Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll

Mar 18th 2018, 11:51 AM 19,908 Views 116 Comments

Fine Gael is less popular, but people are happier with the government.

Poll: Should schools open on Saturdays to make up for the 'snow days'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should schools open on Saturdays to make up for the 'snow days'?

Mar 10th 2018, 8:30 AM 30,782 Views 106 Comments

Calls have been made to make up for lost time.

Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?

Feb 25th 2018, 9:47 AM 49,061 Views 222 Comments

Two years on, who would you vote for?

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years
# Save The Dates
# Save The Dates

You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years

Sep 26th 2017, 4:18 PM 39,207 Views 148 Comments

The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later
# Vaccination
# Vaccination

Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later

Sep 10th 2017, 2:42 PM 13,437 Views 105 Comments

The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.

Poll: Would you feel safer with driverless cars on the road?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you feel safer with driverless cars on the road?

Aug 25th 2017, 10:03 AM 20,688 Views 116 Comments

Automation is gathering pace.

South African president survives no-confidence motion
# ANC
# ANC

South African president survives no-confidence motion

Aug 8th 2017, 6:25 PM 7,125 Views 19 Comments

Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election
# The Fix
# The Fix

Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election

Aug 6th 2017, 10:00 AM 4,762 Views 3 Comments

Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.

UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting
# Corbyn Or May
# Corbyn Or May

UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting

Jun 8th 2017, 5:46 PM 15,333 Views 42 Comments

The polls close at 10pm.

Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study
# Poll Position
# Poll Position

Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study

Feb 5th 2017, 10:00 AM 4,552 Views 22 Comments

Polls correctly predict elections nine out of 10 times, according to new research.

The pollsters got it VERY wrong in the US this week - how can they learn from their mistakes?
# Pollmageddon
# Pollmageddon

The pollsters got it VERY wrong in the US this week - how can they learn from their mistakes?

Nov 12th 2016, 7:30 AM 14,323 Views 75 Comments

Only one polling organisation was consistently giving Trump the edge in advance of polling day. So what happened?

The big Brexit question: 'Should we side with the UK or the EU?'
# Opinion
# Opinion

The big Brexit question: 'Should we side with the UK or the EU?'

Nov 1st 2016, 8:30 PM 492 Views 131 Comments

The outcome of Brexit will likely leave both parties poorer, writes Kevin Cunningham.

What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?
# Firestarter
# Firestarter

What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?

Oct 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 41,760 Views 93 Comments

Donald Trump seemed to be preparing for a loss by insisting the vote is rigged weeks before the election. But what effect is that having on his more incendiary supporters?

24 hours after the weekend from hell, Donald Trump is in big trouble in the polls
# Deep Trump Trouble
# Deep Trump Trouble

24 hours after the weekend from hell, Donald Trump is in big trouble in the polls

Oct 10th 2016, 10:09 PM 55,621 Views 93 Comments

Meanwhile, the most prominent Republican in Congress, Paul Ryan, has said he can no longer continue to defend Trump.

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party
# Local Election
# Local Election

Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party

Sep 4th 2016, 5:20 PM 26,404 Views 163 Comments

The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.

Fianna Fáil is surging in the latest opinion poll
# Comeback Kids
# Comeback Kids

Fianna Fáil is surging in the latest opinion poll

Jul 7th 2016, 7:31 AM 15,084 Views 157 Comments

Micheál Martin is the most popular party leader, with 43% approval.

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