Information about the most recent elections and bye-elections is available here, including results and full details of vote transfers.

All information is compiled from public notices and supplementary information supplied by returning officers. You can also find information about how elections are run and who takes part in Seanad elections.

Dáil general election 2020

Results

Dáil general election 2020

See the full results of the 33rd Dáil general election count for each constituency plus analysis of the general election results.

Seanad general election 2020

Results

Seanad general election 2020

Get the full results of the general election of the 26th Seanad Éireann plus full details on the Seanad electoral process.

Selection of the Ceann Comhairle

Results

Selection of the Ceann Comhairle

Find out about the selection of the Ceann Comhairle (chairperson) and the Leas-Cheann Comhairle (deputy chairperson) of the 33rd Dáil.

Dáil elections

Thu, 28 May 2020

Dáil General Election 2020 Count Details Schema (csv)
Dáil General Election 2020 Count Details Schema (csv) open data

Thu, 28 May 2020

Dáil General Election 2020 Count Details (csv)
Dáil General Election 2020 Count Details (csv) open data

Thu, 28 May 2020

Dáil General Election 2020 Constituency Details Schema (csv)
Dáil General Election 2020 Constituency Details Schema (csv) open data

When do general elections take place?

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When do general elections take place?

The Dáil must be dissolved and a general election held at least every five years. A Seanad election takes place up to 90 days after Dáil Éireann has dissolved. Irish elections use the proportional representation system.

Seanad elections

Wed, 9 Sep 2020

Seanad General Election 2020 Results Handbook
Seanad General Election, March 2020 and Bye-Elections to 2016-20 Seanad

Fri, 3 Apr 2020

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Administrative panel
Results of the count in the Seanad Éireann general election 2020, administrative panel

Thu, 2 Apr 2020

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Industrial and commercial panel
Results of the count in the Seanad Éireann general election 2020, industrial and commercial

Seanad elections: Who's who

Martin Groves, Clerk of Seanad Éireann

Seanad elections: Who's who

The Returning Officer for Seanad elections is the Clerk of the Seanad.

The bodies entitled to nominate candidates for Seanad elections are listed in the Register of Nominating Bodies.

The electoral roll for each Seanad election is compiled after the dissolution of the Dáil. In a Seanad bye-election, only Members of Dáil and Seanad Éireann may vote.