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Where is the website that tells u who to vote for?

  • 24-05-2019 4:22am
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    Registered Users Posts: 109 ✭✭ grizzly_beer


    I remember one time I got a link to a website that told you who to vote for in Ireland..
    You put in your preferences on the various issues and it recommended people based on what policies they actually implemented.


    Is that still around?


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  • Moderators, Business & Finance Moderators, Motoring & Transport Moderators, Society & Culture Moderators Posts: 63,113 Mod ✭✭✭✭ L1011


    There's two for the Euros that really don't work properly and none for the locals


  • Moderators, Technology & Internet Moderators Posts: 37,485 Mod ✭✭✭✭ Khannie


    I remember one time I got a link to a website that told you who to vote for in Ireland..
    You put in your preferences on the various issues and it recommended people based on what policies they actually implemented.


    Is that still around?

    I came on here looking for that :) Even one where I've do do a bit more reading would be fine.


  • Registered Users Posts: 621 ✭✭✭ JIdontknow


    http://whichcandidate.ie/ might help - I heard it mentioned on the radio yesterday.
    Edit: It's just for European Parliament elections it seems.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,201 ✭✭✭ cruizer101


    JIdontknow wrote: »
    http://whichcandidate.ie/ might help - I heard it mentioned on the radio yesterday.
    Edit: It's just for European Parliament elections it seems.

    That's a nice website to get quick summary of the candidates alright

    I can't imagine you would get one for local, far too many candidates, lots of them independent.
    At best you might be able to link to parties.


  • Registered Users Posts: 382 ✭✭ A97


    isidewith gives a broad overview of many, but not all of the political parties. It doesn't give specific candidates for today's elections though unfortunately.

    https://ireland.isidewith.com/political-quiz


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  • Registered Users Posts: 747 ✭✭✭ davidjtaylor


    JIdontknow wrote: »
    http://whichcandidate.ie/ might help - I heard it mentioned on the radio yesterday.
    Edit: It's just for European Parliament elections it seems.

    A quick glance looks like it’s flawed: if a candidate hasn't submitted a position, they can neither agree nor disagree with your views, meaning you can’t “match” with them.


  • Registered Users Posts: 29,816 ✭✭✭✭ Hotblack Desiato


    JIdontknow wrote: »
    http://whichcandidate.ie/ might help - I heard it mentioned on the radio yesterday.
    Edit: It's just for European Parliament elections it seems.

    It matched me with a loola I'd never heard of

    First thing on their website - scrap the national childrens' hospital. Eh no thanks.

    Defund Alcohol Action Ireland



  • Registered Users Posts: 3,201 ✭✭✭ cruizer101


    A quick glance looks like it’s flawed: if a candidate hasn't submitted a position, they can neither agree nor disagree with your views, meaning you can’t “match” with them.

    I wouldn't quite call it flawed though maybe should be a bit clearer there are other candidates that havn't submitted positions. It can't match you with someone if they havn't given them the information.
    Its the candidates choice and loss to not submit information to sites like this.

    To be fair in Dublin the ones not listed are Gemma O doherty, Tony Bosco Lowth and Eamonn Murphy who none of which really stand a chance of getting elected.


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