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# Voting

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Netanyahu beat this almost-Irish candidate to stay Israel's Prime Minister
A new government will be formed within weeks.
Two Irishmen nominated for English Championship player of the month
Peter Lydon and Declan Cusack have both been impressing with their place-kicking and general play.
Column: What Ireland can learn from the left-wing party set to win victory in Greece tomorrow
Greece’s Syriza party has an impressive to-do list if it gets into office.
Enda accused of 'betraying' young people by scrapping voting age referendum
The Government had committed to holding a vote on the issue back in 2013.
Move to stop Irish people voting in UK election labelled 'perverse in the extreme'
One Labour TD is definitely not impressed.
Opinion: Young, debarred and politically exiled – Ireland's emigrants have no voice
Ireland remains amongst a small minority of democracies that fails to provide systems for citizens to vote while abroad – recently emigrated or otherwise.
Opinion: Let's grow our democracy – let's lower the voting age to 16
Arguments against allowing teenagers to vote are the exact same as those used against the working classes and women in the past. “They are not intelligent or mature enough”.
ECB warns countries to get economies in order as 'populist parties' are on the rise
An official said that these parties were only offering quick solutions.
Poll: Should we lower the voting age in Ireland?
The Taoiseach has said there will be a referendum on it next year – do you think it’s a good idea?
Opinion: Why has there been such silence on lowering the voting age?
Since January 2013, the issue has effectively fallen off the radar: there have been no public debates, no private conversations and little public awareness.
Poll: Are you registered to vote?
If you want to vote in next year’s marriage equality referendum, the deadline in next Tuesday. Are you registered?
'Day of Destiny': The UK newspapers on Scotland's vote for independence
‘Don’t leave us this way’ writes The Mirror.
Dublin South West and Roscommon South Leitrim by-elections to take place on 10 October
The empty seats are because of Brian Hayes and Luke Ming Flanagan’s election as MEPs.
Fewer young people are registering to vote - so what's the solution?
Young people voted in their droves for Sinn Féin and Independent candidates.
Opinion: Marriage equality isn't a foregone conclusion – there's no room for complacency
Opinion polls may show increasing support for marriage equality, but I still regularly observe open, brutal and honest homophobia.
Here's when by-elections for two empty Dáil seats are set to take place
The two votes are likely to take place before the Budget in October.
Opinion: Voter turnout isn’t a problem, so let’s stop all the hand-wringing
Do we really need to solve the ‘problem’ of low turnout?
The six local election seats still empty will be filled by this afternoon
Voting in Ballybay-Clones had been postponed following the death of a candidate.
Smacking, shellacking and John The Baptist - Election 2014 in quotes
Politicians on both sides have been singing a surprisingly similar tune the last couple of days…
Enda Kenny refuses to rule out coalition with Sinn Féin or Fianna Fáil
The Taoiseach said Sinn Féin has emerged from the local and European elections as “a significant political entity”. He made the comments in Castlebar this afternoon, where he narrowly avoided a group of protestors.
Many polling stations closed as Ukraine votes in crucial presidential election
While turnout has been strong in Kiev, poll stations have remained closed in many eastern cities.
Recount central: Get ready for another long day of #le14
Local election counts went on into the dawn chorus – and many electoral areas face a recount today…
Woman gets gold ring back after dropping it into ballot box
A witness at the Mayo count centre this afternoon said she was “damn delighted” to get it back.
This MEP candidate almost wasn't allowed vote for himself (or anyone else)
Direct Democracy Ireland’s Jan Van De Ven was told he could only vote in the locals, despite the fact that he voted in the last European election.
So, that was the election... When will we know the winners? (and losers)
It’s a massive undertaking, with two by-elections taking place alongside the Euros AND the local elections. Here’s what we’re in for…
Voting over: All polls closed in local and European elections
It is estimated that the final turnout is above 50 per cent.
The 11 emotions you go through when casting your vote
From annoyance to confusion to smugness, and back again.
This 104-year-old lady has cast her vote. Have you?
Turnout is currently running at about 10 per cent.
Everything you need to know about the European Parliament but were afraid to ask
Don’t know your EPP from your elbow? We’ve got you covered.
Poll: Have you ever lied to a politician?
Ever told someone you’d vote for them – just so they’d get out of the damn way?
Water and slamming RTÉ: Here's how Election 2014 is shaping up in Midlands North-West
It’s the biggest constituency in the European elections and candidates are battling it out for just four seats.
Voting in Limerick, but not sure for who? This will help
A one-stop-shop for Limerick voters that tells you what candidate best matches your views.
Azerbaijan tries to vote Ireland back into the Eurovision
They love us! They really love us!
Opinion: If you live in Ireland, you have a say in the local elections
Many are unaware that our local elections rank amongst the fairest internationally, with every legal resident of the country aged 18 and over entitled to take part.
Voting has started in the world's biggest general election in India
It’s expected that the country’s 814 milion-strong electorate will shy away from the ruling Congress party.
'Current MEPs? Hardworking, but failures' - Matt Carthy runs for Europe
The 36-year-old Sinn Féin candidate has been in politics since 1999.
Afghan voters brave Taliban threats in historic election
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.
Here's when you'll start seeing election posters on lampposts across the country
We bet you can’t wait…
Referendum on directly-elected Dublin mayor could be held in May
Dublin’s four councils most vote on the issue by 31 March.
Explainer: 7 key motions to keep an eye on tomorrow at the 2014 GAA Congress
Delegates are getting set to vote on motions tomorrow in Croke Park.