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# Polls

Last year
# Northern Ireland
Stormont election: Voter turnout estimated at 54% as counting set to begin
The process is taking place to elect 90 MLAs to the devolved Stormont Assembly, with 239 candidates running.
# Polls
French far-right leader Marine Le Pen closing gap on Emmanuel Macron, new polls show
Macron has long been favourite for the two-round election on 10 and 24 April.
All time
# Opinion Polls
Two opinion polls find Sinn Féin is the most popular party in the country
Tánaiste Leo Varadkar’s personal satisfaction rating has fallen by nine points in one of the polls.
# Call it
Who do you think will win tomorrow's TG4 All-Ireland championship finals?
All eyes on the Croke Park triple-header.
# Podcast
The Explainer: Did the polls get it right in the US election?
We chat to polls expert Kevin Cunningham of TU Dublin to find out more.
# election polls
Did the US election polls get it right this time around? Here's what we know so far
It’s still too soon to judge the total accuracy of US pollsters, but let’s take a look at current knowledge.
# To the Polls
Russia holds regional polls in shadow of Alexei Navalny's poisoning
The vote is seen as a key test of the Kremlin’s control of local politics.
# Your Say
Poll: Will you be happy if pubs reopen this month?
Cabinet is expected to permit the reopening of wet pubs from 21 September.
# Friday Night Lights
Eyes on February election as Varadkar schedules parliamentary party meeting for Friday
Will Leo cut and run?
# Polls
Turnout is 'diabolically' low in by-elections as polls close
Forty-three candidates are on the ballot papers across the four constituencies.
# Numbers Game
The numbers are looking good for Boris Johnson - but can we trust the opinion polls?
Love them or hate them it’s impossible to escape them.
# voter polling
Amid talk of a snap general election last year, some Independent TDs were spending thousands on polling
Throughout 2018, speculation was rife that a snap general election could be on the cards.
# Turkey
Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election
Election authorities annulled the first vote in March after Erdogan’s ruling party alleged corruption.
# Israel
Israel votes to hold new elections after Netanyahu fails to form government
Parliament voted 74-45 in favour of dissolving itself and setting elections for 17 September.
# Exit Poll
Almost two-thirds of voters in favour of united Ireland, exit poll results show
65% of voters polled indicated they’d vote in favour of such a proposal.
# To the Polls
Australia's Liberal Party retains power in shock election win over Labor rivals
Just under 17 million people cast their vote across the country.
# Snap Election
Voting begins in Spanish snap election marked by far-right resurgence
Polls predict far-right party Vox could take more than 10% of the votes.
# the candidates
Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections
There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.
# Israel
Netanyahu set to remain Prime Minister as rival concedes defeat
The win would likely see ‘Bibi’ become the longest-serving leader of the country.
# Polls
Two elected Ireland MEPs may have to wait until Brexit actually happens before taking up their seats
Brexit is also impacting on May’s European elections
# Polls
E-voting machines won't be returning for future elections
The minister said Irish citizens have no urge to depart from the pencil and the ballot paper.
# Influenced
Have you ever bought anything because an influencer flogged it?
Be honest.
# Exit Poll
RTÉ to announce result of Eighth Referendum exit poll on tomorrow's Late Late Show
The exit poll will interview 3,000 people immediately after they have voted.
# secret ballot
Explainer: There are two seats up for grabs in the Seanad today - here's what you need to know
Members of the Dáil and the Seanad will be voting by secret ballot.
# Hello Mary Lou
Sinn Féin gets Mary Lou bounce in latest opinion poll
Fine Gael is less popular, but people are happier with the government.
# Your Say
Poll: Should schools open on Saturdays to make up for the 'snow days'?
Calls have been made to make up for lost time.
# Your Say
Poll: Who would you vote for if an election was today?
Two years on, who would you vote for?
# Save the Dates
You'll be asked to vote in quite a few referendums over the next two years
The referendum on the Eighth Amendment will be held in May or June 2018.
# Vaccination
Labour wants the HPV vaccine to be rolled out to boys sooner rather than later
The plan was originally to roll the free vaccine out to boys – but this has yet to happen.
# Your Say
Poll: Would you feel safer with driverless cars on the road?
Automation is gathering pace.
South African president survives no-confidence motion
Criticism of Jacob Zuma from within his party has grown amid multiple corruption scandals.
# The Fix
Dodgy technology and dead people voting - Kenya has a job on its hands preventing fraud in its coming election
Recent elections in the African nation have been beset by claims of vote-rigging and intimidation.
# corbyn or may
UK on election countdown during last few hours of voting
The polls close at 10pm.
# Poll Position
Political polling is still usually right (apart from the odd surprise), says a new study
Polls correctly predict elections nine out of 10 times, according to new research.
# pollmageddon
The pollsters got it VERY wrong in the US this week - how can they learn from their mistakes?
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?'
The outcome of Brexit will likely leave both parties poorer, writes Kevin Cunningham.
# firestarter
What on earth will happen if Donald Trump DOESN'T win the election?
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?
# deep trump trouble
24 hours after the weekend from hell, Donald Trump is in big trouble in the polls
Meanwhile, the most prominent Republican in Congress, Paul Ryan, has said he can no longer continue to defend Trump.
# local election
Exit polls: Germany's anti-migrant populists unseat Merkel's party
The polls opened today, exactly a year after Angela Merkel decided to let tens of thousands of migrants into the country.
# Comeback kids
Fianna Fáil is surging in the latest opinion poll
Micheál Martin is the most popular party leader, with 43% approval.