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#Voting

# voting - Monday 10 February, 2020

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland stick with Saturday voting for general elections?

Turnout for the election was the fourth-lowest ever in the history of the State.

# voting - Saturday 8 February, 2020

As It Happened: High turnout reported as final votes cast across the country

Polling stations around the country are open until 10pm.

Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Who will be getting your number one vote on the ballot paper?

Voting is already underway, but who will get your first preference today?

Let's keep this as simple as possible: Should you vote all the way down the ballot paper?

We offer two takes on it from election experts.

# voting - Friday 7 February, 2020

In Photos: Voting takes place on Gola island off the Donegal coast

The isle lies two kilometres off the north west coast.

Islanders set to cast ballots in Donegal, Galway and Mayo

The 12 islands have a total electorate of over 1,250.

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to vote in the general election tomorrow?

Polling stations will be open around the country from 7am to 10pm tomorrow.

Election 2020: Here's what each candidate wants to do for your constituency

Find out what candidates say they will do if elected.

'Offer a lift': Calls for people to mind their older neighbours as storm due on voting day

Met Éireann has issued status yellow wind and rainfall warnings for Ireland on Saturday, the day of the general election.

# voting - Sunday 2 February, 2020

Poll: Have you decided who you're voting for yet? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you decided who you're voting for yet?

The country goes to the polls next Saturday.

# voting - Saturday 25 January, 2020

Poll: Do you read political party manifestos before casting your vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you read political party manifestos before casting your vote?

The general election is just two weeks away.

# voting - Wednesday 22 January, 2020

Opinion: Young people don't vote? You may be right, but we might surprise you

Without a willingness to inform ourselves and vote, we simply have no leg to stand on, write Adam Hallissey and Ben Quigley, creators of Progressivebrief.com.

# voting - Sunday 19 January, 2020

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote along party lines on 8 February?

Do you have a strong allegiance to a political party?

# voting - Wednesday 15 January, 2020

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy the General Election is being held on a Saturday?

Next month’s election will be the first Saturday election since 1918.

# voting - Saturday 28 December, 2019

Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you vote to extend presidential voting rights to Irish citizens abroad?

The referendum could happen next year.

# voting - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Majority of people in Ireland want to allow Irish citizens abroad to vote in presidential elections

That’s according to an Amárach/Claire Byrne Live poll carried out for TheJournal.ie.

# voting - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Martin accepts it's 'an issue' FF Senator failed to vote on 75% of days he signed in

Keith Swanick did not vote on 84 of the 114 voting days he signed in during a three-year period examined by RTÉ.

# voting - Monday 2 December, 2019

Poll: Should Ireland introduce compulsory voting? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Ireland introduce compulsory voting?

Concerns have been raised about the low turnout in the by-elections last weekend.

# voting - Friday 29 November, 2019

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

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

# voting - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Hong Kong voters wait in hundred metre-long queues to cast their ballot in elections

One-third of registered voters had cast their ballot in the first five hours.

# voting - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

TDs must be in designated seats for Dáil votes to take place for time being, Ceann Comhairle says

Ceann Comhairle Seán Ó Fearghaíl addressed the Dáil on the matter before Leaders’ Questions today.

# voting - Saturday 12 October, 2019

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the voting age be lowered to 16?

Wales and Scotland have made this change, should we?

# voting - Sunday 29 September, 2019

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should citizens in the North be allowed vote in Irish presidential elections?

A Referendum Commission was set up this week to examine the issue ahead of a vote.

# voting - Friday 27 September, 2019

Referendum commission over extending voting rights abroad set up

Tánaiste Simon Coveney announced the measure today.

# voting - Sunday 23 June, 2019

Erdogan's ruling party set to lose Istanbul election

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

# voting - Sunday 2 June, 2019

Bertie Ahern worried Ireland was 'a laughing stock with our stupid old pencils', so why was e-voting never introduced?

The history of e-voting in Ireland is a long, winding, costly saga.

# voting - Friday 24 May, 2019

Turnout picks up in final hours of voting in elections and divorce referendum

Polling stations close at 10pm tonight.

Poll: Will you be voting today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you be voting today?

Polls close at 10pm.

# voting - Sunday 19 May, 2019

'I Voted' stickers at Dublin city polling booths aim to raise awareness of the ballot box

The stickers will be available at polling stations in the Dublin City Council electoral area.

# voting - Sunday 28 April, 2019

QUIZ: Do you know who this MEP is?

Have you been paying attention to these politicians over the last five years?

Poll: Are you registered to vote? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you registered to vote?

The European and local elections are taking place next month.

# voting - Friday 19 April, 2019

Indian man chops off index finger in desperation after voting for wrong party in national election

Pawan Kumar became confused by the symbols on the electronic voting machine.

# voting - Tuesday 16 April, 2019

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

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

Here are the candidates running in the European Parliament elections

There are 59 candidates running across the three constituencies.

# voting - Thursday 11 April, 2019

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

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

# voting - Friday 28 December, 2018

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.

# voting - Friday 14 December, 2018

On this day 100 years ago, Irish women got the vote

We take a look at the important moments leading up to the momentous event.

# voting - Friday 26 October, 2018

Turnout reported to be low as voting enters final hours

Polls close at 10pm.

# voting - Sunday 21 October, 2018

'I realised we really needed to get more involved': Migrants on how they're helping change Irish politics Voting This post contains videos

'I realised we really needed to get more involved': Migrants on how they're helping change Irish politics

With local and European elections coming up in May 2019, more migrants in Ireland are becoming interested in how their vote can help shape the country.

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