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# Voting

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Paddy Power are so certain Hillary Clinton will win, they're paying out on bets early
Trump’s odds are now at 9/2, representing an 18.2% chance of winning.
Putin's party dominates elections with 45% of the vote
The election follows a tumultuous few years that have seen Russia seize the Crimea peninsula from Ukraine and start a military operation in Syria.
Poll: Who should be British Prime Minister - Theresa May or Andrea Leadsom?
The Tory leadership race is down to two women.
We can learn a thing or two from the Australians when it comes to elections
Australia’s mandatory voting laws ensure everyone’s voices are heard argues Barry Dunning
Australians can vote for the Sex Party, Hemp Party and Smokers' Rights Party in this week's election
Voting is mandatory in Australia for all adults, with turnout never falling below 90% since it became compulsory in 1924.
We've been promised four referendums - but not one on abortion
Instead, a ‘Citizens’ Assembly’ will be able to make recommendations to the Dáil on issues like the Eighth Amendment.
Would you vote if there was another election?
Sinn Féin has said that they “aren’t afraid” should another election be called.
Nearly 1,000 Tesco staff vote for industrial action
The row centres on a two-tiered contract system.
Getting more women in the Dáil can't be a once off thing, such progress must continue
In comparison to the 2011 general election, there has been an increase of over 40% in the number of women in the Dáil.
People are voting in the US Democratic primaries this evening... in Dublin
Democrats Abroad have been voting as part of ‘Global Presidential Primary’.
'I'm a first time voter and I got to see democracy unfold in front of my eyes at the RDS'
Ruby Hughes was let loose in the RDS count centre and loved it.
WHERE IT'S AT: Neck and neck between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael as counts go through the night
We have all the news, results and reaction for what has been one of the most dramatic elections in recent times.
LIVEBLOG: Bad news for government TDs as votes counted across the country
Join us throughout the day for the latest news from the count centres.
Spare a thought for the Arklow voter who lost her engagement ring in the ballot box
Oh NO.
Poll: Would you back a coalition between Fine Gael and Fianna Fáil?
It’s not an unlikely prospect.
Exit poll: Fianna Fáil surge but it's bad news for Fine Gael-Labour coalition
The first exit poll is in.
Poll: Will you use your vote today?
Tell us here.
'This is why my vote is so important to me'
Those with Down Syndrome write about the importance of their vote and why they are engaging in the political system.
Explainer: How does Ireland's voting system work?
Here’s all you need to know about what happens to your vote.
'Gender quotas won't substantially alter the outcome of the next Dáil'
The question of gender quotas continues to be a turbulent issue, not only in Ireland, writes Jason O’Sullivan.
'Living in Hong Kong, my citizenship means more than just what’s written on my passport'
The ‘home to vote’ campaign pushed for us all to come home, the message is different now, writes Aaron Mc Nicholas.
The deadline for voter registration is TODAY: here's what you need to know
If you’re still hoping to register, you might want to get your form in sharpish.
'I'm an American, but Sarah Palin and Donald Trump do not speak for me'
‘I’m not sure when there began to be such a disconnect between myself and the campaign oratory – and whether I have changed or if it’s the American discourse.’
The eight things you need to know to be ready for this general election
Who runs the country now? How do you vote? And how can you check if you’re registered?
Should 16-year-olds be able to vote? One party thinks so
Fianna Fáil also wants politics to be a mandatory school subject.
Poll: Are you willing to pay more tax to help people with disabilities and the homeless?
Tax cuts are expected in the next Budget because it’s a popular move – would you forego that so services can be improved?
Number of women running in next election already exceeds 2011 levels
So far 89 women have confirmed candidacy – and we don’t even know when they election will be yet.
Young people are powerful. Let's harness our newfound voting spirit to change Ireland.
The number who recently registered to vote was enough to elect six TDs…. There’s a new politicised generation that politicians must pay heed to.
Des Bishop offered people lifts to vote and loads took him up on it
People are coming #HomeToVote and it's making Ireland fierce emotional
Chopping a giant onion here, sorry.
Saw a bible at your polling station? Here's why
Not everyone is happy about the situation.
No selfies or badges: What you need to know before you vote today
Here’s everything you need to know.
The voting has already begun in the marriage referendum
Islanders get to cast their vote the day before people on the Irish mainland.
Louis Walsh joins the Irish celebs backing a Yes vote
How are other well-known Irish names voting in the referendum? We take a look.
Someone has finally made a properly funny video about the same-sex marriage referendum
Fun for your Friday. excludes some Dublin streets, but you could still be on the electoral register
Dublin City Council says it is fixing the problem and urged voters to get in touch.
Islamic Centre issues advice to Irish Muslims on same-sex marriage referendum
Shaykh Umar Al-Qadri, said Muslims must believe in equality and inclusiveness.
Why is the government trying to push emigrants even further away?
The opinions of thousands of young, educated Irish emigrants are not worth considering – or so the government seems to think.
Boko Haram militants shoot Nigerian voters dead at polling stations
Militant group Boko Haram followed through on a warning to disrupt the process.