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President: Michael D. Higgins (LAB) · Taoiseach: Micheál Martin (FF) · Governing party: FF, FG, GP
Legislative elections: Dáil Éireann, 5-year term, 160 seats (2016: 158 seats), STV:

Party 2020 2016
Sinn Féin (SF)
We Ourselves
United Ireland
Democratic socialism
24,5% 37 13,8% 23
Fianna Fáil (FF)
Soldiers of Destiny
Centrism
  
22,2% 38 24,3% 44
Fine Gael (FG)
Family of the Irish
Liberal conservatism
Christian democracy 
20,9% 35 25,5% 50
Green Party (GP)
 
Green politics
  
7,1% 12 2,7% 2
Labour Party (LAB)
 
Social democracy
  
4,4% 6 6,6% 7
Social Democrats (SD)
   
Social democracy
  
2,9% 6 3,0% 3
Solidarity - People Before Profit (S-PBP)
[2016: AAA-PBP]    
Socialism 
Trotskyism   
2,6% 5 3,9% 6
Aontú (AON)
Unity 
United Ireland
Social conservatism  
1,9% 1 - -
Independents for Change (I4C)
 
Socialism
  
0,4% 1 1,5% 4
Independents 12,2% 19  15,7%  19
Others 1,0% -  3,0% -
Total - 160 - 158
Turnout 62,9% 65,2%

 © 2020 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: RTÉ (http://www.rte.ie).

Archive: Legislative elections, 1992-2016 ( For full coverage, 1948-present, click here):

1992 1997 2002 2007 2011 2016
FG % 24,5 27,9 22,5 27,3 36,1 25,5
  S. 45 54 31 51 76 50
FF % 39,1 39,3 41,5 41,6 17,5 24,3
  S. 68 77 82 78 20 44
SF % 1,6 2,5 6,5 6,9 9,9 13,8
  S. - 1 5 4 14 23
LAB % 19,3 10,4 10,8 10,1 19,5 6,6
  S. 33 17 20 20 37 7
AAA-PBP (...) %  - - - 0,5 1,0 3,9
  S.  - - - - 2 6
SD %  - - - - - 3,0
  S.  - - - - - 3
GP % 1,4 2,8 3,8 4,7 1,8 2,7
  S. 1 2 6 6 - 2
I4C %  - - - - - 1,5
  S.  - - - - - 4
SP %  - 0,7 0,8 0,6 1,2 -
  S.  - 1 1 - 2 -
PD % 4,7 4,7 4,0 2,7 - -
  S. 10 4 8 2 - -
DL % 2,8 2,5  - - - -
  S. 4 4  - - - -
Independents % 5,8 7,9 9,5 5,2 12,5 15,7
    S. 5 6 13 5 15 19
Others % 0,7 2,3 0,7 0,4 0,4 3,0
  S. - - - - - -
Total S. 166 166 166 166 166 158
Turnout % 68,5 66,1 62,6 67,0 70,0 65,2

Abbreviations: FG: Family of the Irish; FF: Soldiers of Destiny; SF: We Ourselves; LAB: Labour Party; AAA-PBP: Anti Austerity Alliance-People Before Profit (2007-2011: People Before Profit Alliance, PBPA); SD: Social Democrats; GP: Green Party; I4C: Independents for Change; SP: Socialist Party; PD: Progressive Democrats; DL: Democratic Left. © 2020 Wolfram Nordsieck.