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McDonagh says shorter polling hours discriminate against commuters

Workers’ Party candidate Seamus McDonagh has condemned the decision of the Fine Gael Minister for the Environment, Phil Hogan, to reduce the polling hours in the March 27th by-election by 2 hours, claiming that the 8am to 9pm opening hours will effectively dis-enfranchise many commuters. 217 more words


Voting: Use Optical-Scanned Ballots

Having voted in eight cities, in four states, and once via absentee ballot from overseas, I have had the opportunity in my life to observe a number of ballot forms, requirements, and procedures, and it seems we as a nation should now be at the point where we can agree on standard polling hours, a single ballot form that is difficult to corrupt, as well as methods for counting (or recounting) that insure the highest level of accuracy and integrity. 212 more words

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Polling Place Locator

If you’re not sure where to vote today: Facebook has an easy way for you to find your polling place. Go to the Facebook Polling Place Locator and click on the map. 116 more words

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'Curious' About Election Day Rules

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Voting in this year’s election has already been record breaking. Large numbers of people have voted early or by absentee ballot across the country. 144 more words