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# polls - Sunday 26 June, 2016

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months
# Take Two
# Take Two

Spanish voters go back to the polls for second election in six months

Jun 26th 2016, 10:52 AM 8,295 Views 9 Comments

The last general elections in December resulted in a hung parliament and parties failed to agree on a coalition.

# polls - Tuesday 24 May, 2016

Donald Trump has overtaken Hillary Clinton to become the presidential frontrunner
# Poll Average
# Poll Average

Donald Trump has overtaken Hillary Clinton to become the presidential frontrunner

May 24th 2016, 9:41 AM 26,197 Views 173 Comments

It is the first time Trump has overtaken the Democratic frontrunner in the gold-standard polling average.

# polls - Thursday 5 May, 2016

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?
# Don't Copy The South
# Don't Copy The South

Northern Ireland's election is happening today, but will there be any change?

May 5th 2016, 7:51 AM 9,235 Views 85 Comments

The polls are open in the assembly elections in Northern Ireland.

# polls - Friday 26 February, 2016

'This is why my vote is so important to me'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'This is why my vote is so important to me'

Feb 26th 2016, 8:00 AM 682 Views 14 Comments

Those with Down Syndrome write about the importance of their vote and why they are engaging in the political system.

# polls - Sunday 21 February, 2016

Up? Down? The polls have been delivering mixed messages
# Changeable
# Changeable

Up? Down? The polls have been delivering mixed messages

Feb 21st 2016, 2:50 PM 15,998 Views 66 Comments

It can be hard to know what to believe.

# polls - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

It's on: The general election will be held on 26 February
# Generally Speaking
# Generally Speaking

It's on: The general election will be held on 26 February

Feb 3rd 2016, 11:43 PM 80,664 Views 207 Comments

The Dáil is dissolved and the campaign starts now.

# polls - Saturday 16 January, 2016

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

8 things we learned at the Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis

Jan 16th 2016, 9:11 PM 25,917 Views 64 Comments

Everything from why Richie Kavanagh was there to how the party will arrange for an independent watchdog to keep them in line.

There's bad news for Fine Gael and Labour in the latest polls
# Election 2016
# Election 2016

There's bad news for Fine Gael and Labour in the latest polls

Jan 16th 2016, 6:07 PM 32,039 Views 289 Comments

With the election looming, the government parties have taken a hit in two separate polls out this evening.

# polls - Monday 7 December, 2015

Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you?
# Poll
# Poll

Only two in ten people trust Irish politicians - do you?

Dec 7th 2015, 11:05 PM 15,512 Views 78 Comments

The breakdowns are broadly similar across regions and genders.

# polls - Sunday 13 September, 2015

That Labour leadership race you've been hearing about for weeks is over
# What's This About?
# What's This About?

That Labour leadership race you've been hearing about for weeks is over

Sep 13th 2015, 3:00 AM 17,171 Views 36 Comments

Jeremy Corbyn romped home.

# polls - Friday 21 August, 2015

Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States?
# Next President
# Next President

Who is Deez Nuts and why is he polling so well in the United States?

Aug 21st 2015, 8:46 AM 24,968 Views 44 Comments

It started off as a practical joke, but has since snowballed.

# polls - Friday 14 August, 2015

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...
# Opinion
# Opinion

The next general election? You should trust the bookies a lot more than the opinion polls...

Aug 14th 2015, 8:00 AM 264 Views 77 Comments

The polls got things badly wrong prior to the UK general election, and this is a trend that’s set to continue argues John Byrne.

# polls - Monday 25 May, 2015

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

Is Labour going nowhere under Joan Burton? We asked her...

May 25th 2015, 6:10 AM 8,122 Views 46 Comments

The junior coalition partner is struggling in the polls. So what does the leader make of it all?

# polls - Friday 22 May, 2015

Polls closed: Here's a snapshot of the turnout across the country
# Referendums
# Referendums

Polls closed: Here's a snapshot of the turnout across the country

May 22nd 2015, 11:59 PM 58,131 Views 110 Comments

An awful lot of you turned out to vote.

# polls - Monday 18 May, 2015

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote
# Yes Or No
# Yes Or No

Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote

May 18th 2015, 3:30 PM 16,914 Views 293 Comments

How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.

# polls - Saturday 28 March, 2015

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations
# Boko Haram
# Boko Haram

Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations

Mar 28th 2015, 1:17 PM 12,344 Views 40 Comments

Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.

# polls - Sunday 15 February, 2015

# polls - Friday 23 May, 2014

Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections
# Voting
# Voting

Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections

May 23rd 2014, 11:25 PM 17,960 Views 124 Comments

It is estimated that the final turnout is above 50 per cent.

# polls - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Will Eamon Gilmore move from Foreign Affairs? 'It's a matter for himself' says Ferris
# Reshuffle
# Reshuffle

Will Eamon Gilmore move from Foreign Affairs? 'It's a matter for himself' says Ferris

May 20th 2014, 11:22 AM 4,457 Views 19 Comments

Gilmore says a reshuffle of the Cabinet is something that will most likely be discussed later this year.

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West
# Election 2014
# Election 2014

Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West

May 20th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,944 Views 25 Comments

It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.

# polls - Sunday 18 May, 2014

€18 minimum wage? No thanks, say Swiss
# Vote
# Vote

€18 minimum wage? No thanks, say Swiss

May 18th 2014, 3:39 PM 21,719 Views 64 Comments

Only 23 percent of Swiss voters came out in favour of introducing a minimum wage of €18, according to a projection of today’s referendum results.

# polls - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Polls show Crowley, McGuinness, Boylan favourites for EU seats
# Election
# Election

Polls show Crowley, McGuinness, Boylan favourites for EU seats

May 17th 2014, 6:54 PM 13,697 Views 114 Comments

The Sunday Times/Behaviour & Analysis poll also looked at the general election, with Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil down, and Sinn Féin up since 2007.

# polls - Friday 9 May, 2014

Which countries do Irish people wish Ireland was more like?
# Euro Envy
From The Daily Edge
# Euro Envy

Which countries do Irish people wish Ireland was more like?

May 9th 2014, 2:00 PM 9,302 Views 11 Comments

Ipsos MRBI asked 500 Irish people which European countries they fancied.

# polls - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Mortars target Iraq voting centres as polls open in first election since US troops left
# Unrest
# Unrest

Mortars target Iraq voting centres as polls open in first election since US troops left

Apr 30th 2014, 7:54 AM 2,601 Views 25 Comments

The country’s prime minister said he is certain of winning.

# polls - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election
# Democracy
# Democracy

Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election

Apr 5th 2014, 8:11 AM 5,369 Views 52 Comments

Afghanistan’s third presidential election brings an end to 13 years of rule by Karzai, who has held power since the Taliban were ousted in 2001.

# polls - Thursday 12 December, 2013

'We just don't seem to be going anywhere': Ó Cuív worried by FF's 'becalmed' poll status
# Fianna Fáil
# Fianna Fáil

'We just don't seem to be going anywhere': Ó Cuív worried by FF's 'becalmed' poll status

Dec 12th 2013, 8:59 AM 6,920 Views 101 Comments

The veteran Fianna Fáil deputy has denied that his concern about the party’s stagnation in the polls is a criticism of the leadership, but said some members may not share his level of ambition.

Bailout exit sees a rise in support for coalition partners
# Polling Time
# Polling Time

Bailout exit sees a rise in support for coalition partners

Dec 12th 2013, 8:11 AM 4,548 Views 122 Comments

The bailout exit has contributed to a bump in support for the coalition partners according to a new poll.

# polls - Monday 25 November, 2013

'If you've got no vote, you've got no voice' - MEP pushes election registration
# European Elections
# European Elections

'If you've got no vote, you've got no voice' - MEP pushes election registration

Nov 25th 2013, 11:25 AM 3,952 Views 41 Comments

Fine Gael’s Jim Higgins said we fought ‘long and hard’ for our democracy and people should participate in it.

# polls - Thursday 3 October, 2013

TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone
# Polling Hours
# Polling Hours

TD publishes bill to set 7am to 10pm polling hours in stone

Oct 3rd 2013, 8:23 AM 3,771 Views 33 Comments

Andrew Doyle said the variation in polling hours in some elections is causing confusion and resulting in potential lower turnouts.

# polls - Tuesday 1 October, 2013

'Black Tuesday? No, but it's not a good poll': Minister on Labour's 6 per cent
# Labour Pains
# Labour Pains

'Black Tuesday? No, but it's not a good poll': Minister on Labour's 6 per cent

Oct 1st 2013, 4:00 PM 5,540 Views 70 Comments

Alex White said that it was now time to reflect on Labour’s poor showing in an opinion poll published today.

Poll: How will you vote in the Seanad referendum?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: How will you vote in the Seanad referendum?

Oct 1st 2013, 9:20 AM 20,189 Views 255 Comments

Do you want the Seanad saved or abolished?

# polls - Sunday 22 September, 2013

# polls - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

Enda Kenny: 'I feel the people's pain'
# Budget 2014
# Budget 2014

Enda Kenny: 'I feel the people's pain'

Sep 17th 2013, 9:15 AM 11,716 Views 229 Comments

The Taoiseach has said that the Budget is going to be tough no matter what but that the coalition would aim to deliver it “in as fair a way as possible”.

# polls - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Labour support hits five-year low in opinion polls
# Opinion Polls
# Opinion Polls

Labour support hits five-year low in opinion polls

Sep 14th 2013, 9:00 PM 9,470 Views 122 Comments

As the Dáil resumes this week, Labour party members will be viewing the latest opinion polls with some nerves.

# polls - Sunday 4 August, 2013

Mugabe faces growing fallout after disputed election win
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Mugabe faces growing fallout after disputed election win

Aug 4th 2013, 7:30 PM 6,430 Views 15 Comments

Robert Mugabe’s rival, Morgan Tsvangirai, denounced the win as “stolen”.

# polls - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging
# Robert Mugabe
# Robert Mugabe

Photos: Zimbabwe goes to the polls amid fears of vote-rigging

Jul 31st 2013, 9:00 AM 3,229 Views 13 Comments

Robert Mugabe has been in power for 33 years, but has promised to step down if he loses this election.

# polls - Wednesday 19 June, 2013

Column: The party whip system is far too rigid – and it's offensive to democratic ideals
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: The party whip system is far too rigid – and it's offensive to democratic ideals

Jun 19th 2013, 7:30 PM 128 Views 40 Comments

I have a lot of time for the Taoiseach, but his leadership has been autocratic and even authoritarian in a representative democracy and I find this unsettling, writes Larry Donnelly.

# polls - Saturday 20 April, 2013

Iraq holds first polls since US pullout as attacks spike
# Iraq
# Iraq

Iraq holds first polls since US pullout as attacks spike

Apr 20th 2013, 2:28 PM 3,679 Views 42 Comments

14 election candidates have been killed since campaigning began.