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#voters

# voters - 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 6,681 Views 9 Comments

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

# voters - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

'I expect more from you': Letters of complaint sent to the Taoiseach called on him to drop Verona Murphy
# By-election Controversy
# By-election Controversy

'I expect more from you': Letters of complaint sent to the Taoiseach called on him to drop Verona Murphy

Dec 24th 2019, 6:00 AM 15,031 Views 42 Comments

Leo Varadkar admits that the Verona Murphy controversy has caused reputational damage to Fine Gael.

# voters - 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 9,124 Views 10 Comments

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

# voters - Thursday 23 May, 2019

Gsoc launches public interest probe into voter registration irregularities in Kerry
# Kerry
# Kerry

Gsoc launches public interest probe into voter registration irregularities in Kerry

May 23rd 2019, 6:12 PM 14,821 Views 0 Comments

The matter is also being investigated by gardaí.

# voters - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

Residents on Ireland's islands will now vote on the same day as the rest of the country
# Voting Rights
# Voting Rights

Residents on Ireland's islands will now vote on the same day as the rest of the country

Apr 16th 2019, 7:51 PM 10,654 Views 10 Comments

The changes won’t be in place before the May election date

# voters - Thursday 11 April, 2019

Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway
# Voting
# Voting

Nearly a billion people expected to vote as Indian election gets underway

Apr 11th 2019, 7:23 AM 5,281 Views 8 Comments

Opinion polls put 68-year-old incumbent Prime Minister Narendra Modi as favourite.

# voters - Tuesday 1 May, 2018

Concerns over mystery Facebook ads claiming to offer 'unbiased facts' on Eighth Referendum
# Data
# Data

Concerns over mystery Facebook ads claiming to offer 'unbiased facts' on Eighth Referendum

May 1st 2018, 6:00 AM 28,128 Views 161 Comments

Facebook users were targeted over the weekend with advertisements directing them to a website which has since disappeared.

# voters - Tuesday 6 December, 2016

Islanders will be able to vote on the same day as the rest of the country
# All Together Now
# All Together Now

Islanders will be able to vote on the same day as the rest of the country

Dec 6th 2016, 8:23 PM 10,122 Views 19 Comments

Fianna Fáil argues that it is no longer necessary for those living on the islands to vote early.

# voters - Sunday 3 July, 2016

All smiles, but Australia's in political limbo after voters punish government
# Coalition
# Coalition

All smiles, but Australia's in political limbo after voters punish government

Jul 3rd 2016, 12:19 PM 14,993 Views 14 Comments

There could be a hung parliament thanks to how citizens chose to vote.

# voters - Sunday 3 April, 2016

New poll shows more than twice as many people want Martin as Taoiseach over Kenny
# Findings
# Findings

New poll shows more than twice as many people want Martin as Taoiseach over Kenny

Apr 3rd 2016, 9:53 AM 18,086 Views 135 Comments

The poll also found that only 54% of Fine Gael voters want Kenny elected Taoiseach.

# voters - Tuesday 1 March, 2016

'I'm a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'I'm a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS'

Mar 1st 2016, 5:00 PM 99 Views 41 Comments

Ruby Hughes was let loose in the RDS count centre and loved it.

# voters - 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 703 Views 14 Comments

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

# voters - Wednesday 24 February, 2016

'For me, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are virtually the same'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'For me, Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael are virtually the same'

Feb 24th 2016, 8:00 AM 2,128 Views 107 Comments

Columnist Julien Mercille gives us his take on the election ahead.

# voters - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

Vincent Browne's People's Debate wraps up after mammoth 40 shows
# TV3
# TV3

Vincent Browne's People's Debate wraps up after mammoth 40 shows

Feb 23rd 2016, 12:10 PM 19,421 Views 57 Comments

The veteran journalist was in the Taoiseach’s constituency of Mayo – however, Enda Kenny did not make an appearance.

# voters - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Beautiful Bray and the demise of the Irish main street
# My Hometown
# My Hometown

Beautiful Bray and the demise of the Irish main street

Feb 18th 2016, 8:00 PM 38,528 Views 52 Comments

Christina Finn lived and worked as a journalist in the Co Wicklow town when housing and homelessness were big concerns. Are they still?

# voters - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

Matchy-matchy: Fine Gael ministers send the same tweets, word for word, during live debate
# Social Media
# Social Media

Matchy-matchy: Fine Gael ministers send the same tweets, word for word, during live debate

Feb 16th 2016, 12:12 PM 26,337 Views 113 Comments

The party said it does not tell politicians what to say on social media.

# voters - Tuesday 9 February, 2016

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election
# Opinion
# Opinion

You risk blowing your savings on a lifetime supply of customised pens when you run for election

Feb 9th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,100 Views 20 Comments

How much you spend on your campaign still plays a large role in determining whether you win a seat , writes Roslyn Fuller.

# voters - Sunday 7 February, 2016

'Power is a drug': Alan Kelly's recent interview showed the true colours of Irish politics
# Column
# Column

'Power is a drug': Alan Kelly's recent interview showed the true colours of Irish politics

Feb 7th 2016, 8:00 AM 849 Views 80 Comments

We need more than narcissism and hubris in Irish politics, writes Tom Clonan.

# voters - Wednesday 3 February, 2016

Digital can deliver vital votes - but how do politicians earn the 'like' love?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Digital can deliver vital votes - but how do politicians earn the 'like' love?

Feb 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 63 Views 25 Comments

Nothing can beat the knock on the door – sure – but this will be the year to pay attention to the ones who don’t answer.

# voters - Tuesday 27 October, 2015

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it
# The Left Unites
# The Left Unites

Sinn Féin wants a vote pact with other left-wing parties - but not everyone's up for it

Oct 27th 2015, 5:33 PM 28,650 Views 262 Comments

The party has confirmed it will join left-wing parties and independents in a voting transfer pact.

# voters - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn't convinced voters
# Coalition
# Coalition

If Budget 2016 was a giveaway, it hasn't convinced voters

Oct 20th 2015, 7:32 AM 12,958 Views 65 Comments

Most people are no more likely to vote for Fine Gael and Labour next year.

# voters - Friday 2 October, 2015

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas
# Opinion
# Opinion

More women will be in the next Dáil — that would be the case even without gender quotas

Oct 2nd 2015, 4:44 PM 172 Views 81 Comments

With no guarantee that more women on the ballot means more in the Dáil, maybe the entire system needs to change?

# voters - Saturday 19 September, 2015

'People with disabilities and the homeless aren't being taken care of because of your vote'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'People with disabilities and the homeless aren't being taken care of because of your vote'

Sep 19th 2015, 8:00 AM 235 Views 45 Comments

We know, deep down, that if it’s a choice between a 1.5% cut to USC or a 2% cut, most people will vote for the latter no matter what the additional cash could do for people in wheelchairs camped outside government buildings, writes Aaron McKenna.

# voters - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

An Australian documentary about the marriage referendum has been getting a huge response
# Marref
# Marref

An Australian documentary about the marriage referendum has been getting a huge response

Jul 21st 2015, 3:03 PM 22,663 Views 24 Comments

The programme looked at a lot of the key players in the campaign.

# voters - Monday 18 May, 2015

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration
# Marriage Ref Effect
# Marriage Ref Effect

There has been a HUGE surge in voter registration

May 18th 2015, 5:25 PM 22,919 Views 108 Comments

Did you register on time?

# voters - Friday 24 April, 2015

Checktheregister.ie excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register
# Double Check
# Double Check

Checktheregister.ie excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register

Apr 24th 2015, 9:50 AM 11,222 Views 23 Comments

Dublin City Council says it is fixing the problem and urged voters to get in touch.

# voters - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Nearly 1% of voters 'struck off' Dublin City electoral register since January
# Check It
# Check It

Nearly 1% of voters 'struck off' Dublin City electoral register since January

Apr 23rd 2015, 3:38 PM 14,534 Views 39 Comments

A number of people have been surprised to find their name is not on the register.

# voters - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Are you voting in the May referendums? Better check you're on the register
# Check It
# Check It

Are you voting in the May referendums? Better check you're on the register

Apr 22nd 2015, 8:14 PM 19,126 Views 79 Comments

The register is updated every year, so you better check you are on it.

# voters - Friday 27 February, 2015

'I shudder to think about a Sinn Féin foreign policy that would alienate allies'
# Election Talk
# Election Talk

'I shudder to think about a Sinn Féin foreign policy that would alienate allies'

Feb 27th 2015, 8:20 PM 20,904 Views 243 Comments

The Minister for Health Leo Varadkar said voters should be worried about what kind of “coalition of extremes” .

# voters - Friday 20 February, 2015

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May
# Vote
# Vote

Date for same-sex marriage referendum set for 22 May

Feb 20th 2015, 6:35 AM 15,384 Views 472 Comments

He said he hopes support for same sex marriage stands up come polling day.

# voters - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Move to stop Irish people voting in UK election labelled 'perverse in the extreme'
# Tories
# Tories

Move to stop Irish people voting in UK election labelled 'perverse in the extreme'

Jan 8th 2015, 1:18 PM 30,853 Views 97 Comments

One Labour TD is definitely not impressed.

# voters - Saturday 13 December, 2014

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election
# Ballot
# Ballot

'We're ready': Fianna Fáil selects two familiar faces to run in the next general election

Dec 13th 2014, 1:06 PM 13,940 Views 76 Comments

Party leader Micheál Martin and finance spokesperson, Michael McGrath, were nominated in Cork South Central.

# voters - Monday 1 December, 2014

Micheál Martin: I think Enda Kenny is deluded and no one takes him seriously
# Shots Fired
# Shots Fired

Micheál Martin: I think Enda Kenny is deluded and no one takes him seriously

Dec 1st 2014, 9:17 AM 13,898 Views 135 Comments

The Fianna Fáil leader has hit back at the Taoiseach’s comments about either a Fine Gael or Sinn Féin-led government.

# voters - Thursday 20 November, 2014

UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat
# Voters
# Voters

UKIP set to win second UK parliament seat

Nov 20th 2014, 7:21 PM 7,507 Views 54 Comments

The polls close at 10pm tonight.

# voters - Friday 14 November, 2014

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon
# Pointergate
# Pointergate

This mayor says she wasn’t throwing gang signs with a convicted felon

Nov 14th 2014, 5:44 PM 13,085 Views 11 Comments

The police said the mayor ‘should have known better’.

# voters - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Living abroad, but want to vote? A decision on your rights could be made in the next 7 weeks
# Referendum
# Referendum

Living abroad, but want to vote? A decision on your rights could be made in the next 7 weeks

Nov 4th 2014, 7:05 PM 6,123 Views 76 Comments

A decision on whether to hold a referendum to allow the Irish diaspora to vote in presidential elections is to be made shortly.

# voters - Sunday 26 October, 2014

Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament
# Ballot
# Ballot

Ukrainian voters head to the polls in snap elections for a new parliament

Oct 26th 2014, 7:17 AM 4,910 Views 26 Comments

Iti’s expected the egislature filled with reformers and nationalists backing President Petro Poroshenko’s drive to bring Ukraine closer to the West.

# voters - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Obama pulls smoothest move ever after voter tells him "don't touch my girlfriend"
# SWAG
From The Daily Edge
# SWAG

Obama pulls smoothest move ever after voter tells him "don't touch my girlfriend"

Oct 21st 2014, 6:00 PM 57,828 Views 23 Comments

He didn’t even flinch.

# voters - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Column: What would you ask Enda?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What would you ask Enda?

Aug 3rd 2014, 5:00 PM 30 Views 95 Comments

Voters should be allowed to question their political leaders in parliament, according to the UK’s Labour leader Ed Miliband. But is this a cheap gimmick or an idea that could re-invigorate people’s passion for politics?

# voters - Saturday 21 June, 2014

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'
# Leadership Battle
# Leadership Battle

Alex White says it's time to tell the IMF that 'enough is enough'

Jun 21st 2014, 7:15 PM 8,319 Views 69 Comments

White says if he is elected the next leader of the Labour party there will be no more “adjustment” of €2 billion or anything close to it.

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