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#Snap Election

# snap-election - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Conservative Sebastian Kurz on track to retake power in Austrian snap election
# Austria
# Austria

Conservative Sebastian Kurz on track to retake power in Austrian snap election

Sep 29th 2019, 6:13 PM 9,114 Views 10 Comments

Kurz’s former allies, the far-right Freedom Party (FPOe), were the biggest losers, falling 10 percentage points.

# snap-election - Friday 6 September, 2019

House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

House of Lords approves bill to seek three-month Brexit extension

Updated Sep 6th 2019, 3:50 PM 45,364 Views 47 Comments

The legislation would ensure Britain does not crash out of the European Union if an agreement cannot be reached by 19 October.

# snap-election - Tuesday 3 September, 2019

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Boris Johnson to seek 14 October general election if MPs vote to block no-deal Brexit today

Sep 3rd 2019, 7:28 AM 18,605 Views 49 Comments

Johnson met with ministers and ruled out another Brexit extension last night.

# snap-election - Sunday 28 April, 2019

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 13,345 Views 83 Comments

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

# snap-election - Friday 22 December, 2017

Explainer: What now for Catalonia after the separatists secured election victory?
# Indyref 2
# Indyref 2

Explainer: What now for Catalonia after the separatists secured election victory?

Dec 22nd 2017, 8:30 PM 13,169 Views 30 Comments

Independence is still a distant prospect despite yesterday’s election victory for separatists as Madrid reject appeal for meeting.

# snap-election - Monday 23 October, 2017

Japan's Abe storms to 'super-majority', promises to 'deal firmly' with North Korea
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Japan's Abe storms to 'super-majority', promises to 'deal firmly' with North Korea

Oct 23rd 2017, 6:53 AM 8,773 Views 2 Comments

The 66-year-old is on course to become the country’s longest serving premier.

# snap-election - Monday 25 September, 2017

Japan's prime minister calls snap election
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Japan's prime minister calls snap election

Sep 25th 2017, 12:55 PM 7,856 Views 7 Comments

Shinzo Abe hopes to capitalise on a weak and fractured opposition to sweep back into power.

# snap-election - Friday 21 April, 2017

Most Irish people are definitely NOT in favour of a snap election here
# (don't) Make It Snappy
# (don't) Make It Snappy

Most Irish people are definitely NOT in favour of a snap election here

Apr 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 11,360 Views 51 Comments

59% of voters think it would be better if the current government remain in power.

# snap-election - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Nicola Sturgeon calls large Tory win in UK election 'a horrifying prospect'

Apr 20th 2017, 9:07 AM 16,026 Views 82 Comments

Meanwhile, Theresa May has said a potential alliance of opposition parties would be a “coalition of chaos”.

# snap-election - Wednesday 19 April, 2017

'Crush the saboteurs': Here's how the British press reacted to Theresa May calling an election
# Snap Happy
# Snap Happy

'Crush the saboteurs': Here's how the British press reacted to Theresa May calling an election

Apr 19th 2017, 7:33 AM 20,814 Views 54 Comments

Three polls released over the weekend show May’s Conservatives around 20 points ahead.

# snap-election - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Theresa May's to lose? Here's how the main parties measure up ahead of the UK election
# Oh Snap
# Oh Snap

Theresa May's to lose? Here's how the main parties measure up ahead of the UK election

Apr 18th 2017, 5:55 PM 22,556 Views 50 Comments

The Conservatives will hope to win another majority over Labour, the Lib Dems and the SNP.

# snap-election - Thursday 2 March, 2017

As the North votes, why do Sinn Féin keep going on (and on) about crocodiles?
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

As the North votes, why do Sinn Féin keep going on (and on) about crocodiles?

Mar 2nd 2017, 2:37 PM 19,755 Views 21 Comments

The claws are out.

# snap-election - Monday 16 January, 2017

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Gerry Adams says Stormont collapse is not a threat to the peace process

Jan 16th 2017, 2:11 PM 8,921 Views 79 Comments

Adams said he does not think the Taoiseach has “good instincts” when it comes to dealing with these issues.

# snap-election - Monday 27 October, 2014

Ukraine is close to forming a new pro-West government
# Snap Election
# Snap Election

Ukraine is close to forming a new pro-West government

Oct 27th 2014, 5:00 PM 6,316 Views 76 Comments

If coalition talks succeed, it will solidify the country’s shift away from Russia under Poroshenko.

# snap-election - Tuesday 23 November, 2010

Labour and Fine Gael clash over €6bn cuts
# Opposition
# Opposition

Labour and Fine Gael clash over €6bn cuts

Nov 23rd 2010, 9:59 AM 446 Views 0 Comments

Both parties have called for a snap election – but can’t agree on how to impose cuts now that the IMF are on the scene.