Monthly Archives: July 2012

Gender Quota legislation: Challenges and opportunities

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th July 2012 The passing of gender quota legislation in the Dail today, linking the state funding of political parties to a requirement that female candidates will account for at least 30% of those parties’ total number of … Continue reading

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Estimating 2011 General Election seats levels using new Constituency Commission 2012 election boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 6th July 2012 Last month’sConstituency Commissionreport and the decision to reduce the number of Dail seats by 8 will have a profound impact on the result of, and the number of seats won by different parties at, the … Continue reading

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