Polling Day – Friday 26 October 2018
The Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government Mr. Eoghan Murphy T.D., signed a Presidential Election Order which sets 26 October 2018 as polling day. Voting will take place between the hours of 7:00am and 10:00pm.
Nomination Period – Thursday 30 August (10am) to Wednesday 26 September, 2018
The nomination period ran from Thursday 30 August (10a) to Wednesday 26 September, 2018.
The latest time for receiving nomination was 12.00 noon on 26 September 2018.
A nominated candidate may withdraw his or her nomination at any time before the completion of the ruling on nominations but not thereafter.
A nomination paper must be delivered by the candidate or one or more of the persons making the nomination or in the case of a City, County or City and County Council by an official of the council. Contact should be made with the office of the Presidential Returning Officer by telephone at 01 8882424 to arrange an appointment for the delivery of the nomination paper.
Ruling on Nominations – Wednesday 26 September 2018
At 3.00 pm on 26 September 2018 in the Custom House, Dublin 1 the Presidential Returning Officer ruled on nominations.
Please click here to see the Press Release on the Presidential Election – Ruling on Nominations
Presidential Election Order – Tuesday 28 August 2018
The Presidential Election Order was signed on 28 August 2018. Click here to see the order.