Social media platforms and web services, used by millions of Europeans, have joined the effort to remind citizens to cast their votes in European elections

Facebook, Google, Snapchat and Twitter are among the platforms offering extra services to make sure Europeans cast their vote, and that the elections are not compromised online.Google offers special features to candidates and reminds people to vote. Candidates’ profiles are more visible on YouTube as well.Facebook has been reminding its users of the elections in the run-up, and features […]

Young People Could Vote In 20198 Elections

The National Youth Council of Ireland (NYCI) – which represents organisations working with over 380,000 young people nationwide – has called on Senators to support the extension of voting rights to 16 and 17 year olds. If passed, a Bill to be debated in the Seanad, would allow over 126,000 young people to vote in […]

IFA Launch Election Manifesto For European And Local Elections

Launching IFA’s Election Manifesto for the European Parliament and local elections in Dublin today (Tues), IFA President Eddie Downey said next month’s elections for the European Parliament would be one of the most important for agriculture since direct elections began 35 years ago.   Eddie Downey said the European Parliament now has a much more […]