Monthly Archives: November 2013

Past not an entirely different country? A look back at the 1985 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd November 2013 With little more than half a year until the 2014 Local Elections, I thought it would be useful to look back at a previous local elections contest that took place in what may well prove … Continue reading

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How low can you go? The worst performing candidates at the 2009 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd November 2013 In a contest there has to be winners. And there has to be losers. Some election candidates can win big. Others can lose…badly. As the 2011 General Election results showed, for every Shane Ross or … Continue reading

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Geography and Elections – 2013 Seanad Referendum voter turnout levels in Dublin City

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th November 2013 This post looks at voter turnout levels in the recent Seanad and Court of Appeals referendum contests, making specific reference to turnout differences at the Dail constituency level but also to turnout differences (based on … Continue reading

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