Monthly Archives: March 2011

Talk – Geographical perspective on 2011 elections, 11th April, Drumcondra

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Ministerial appointments by constituency

Adrian Kavanagh, Thursday 10th March This post will look at the recent ministerial appointments by constituency and by region and will consider whether Geography had an influence on these.

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Tally Ho! Local newspapers publishing General Election 2011 tally figures

Adrian Kavanagh, 10th March 2011 Tally figures are being/have been published in a number of local papers in the weeks after the 2011 General Election, but which ones?

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Swings and round-up-the-counts: Constituency marginality in 2011 General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 10th March 2011 While not involving the raft of close contests that marked General Election 2002, there were still sufficient close calls and marathon counts to whet the appetite in this year’s election, with the following table ranking constituencies in … Continue reading

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Votes won by Female candidates in 2011 General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 8th March 2011 For the day that’s in it – this post ranks constituencies based on the share of the vote won by female candidates in the 2011 General Election. Even though there was no noticeable urban-rural divide … Continue reading

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The fate of 2007’s poll toppers

Adrian Kavanagh, 8th March 2011 In a previous post, I outlined the candidates who topped the polls in their constituencies in the 2007 General Election and queried what their fate would be in the 2011 contest. This post will outline … Continue reading

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