Monthly Archives: February 2016

Female candidates at the 2016 General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th February 2016. As of this morning, counting is still continuing in a number of constituencies, but at this stage it is clear that there will be a significant increase in the number of seats won by female … Continue reading

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RTE-Behaviour & Attitudes exit poll (27th February) – quick overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th February 2016 The RTE-Behaviour & Attitudes exit poll was published within the last few minutes Figures are similar to last night’s exit poll, but slightly worse for the government parties. These figures suggest that support levels for both government … Continue reading

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Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI exit poll (26th February) – quick overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th February 2016 The Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI exit poll was published literally within an hour of polls closing These figures suggest that support levels for both government parties have fallen by nearly ten percent relative to their 2011 … Continue reading

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Voter Turnout at the 2011 General Election: A Geographical Overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th February 2016 This post offers an in-depth geographical study of voter turnout levels at the last general election in 2011. The geographical variations in General Election 2011 turnout levels illustrated in this study are likely to be … Continue reading

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General Election 2016 – Why your vote matters

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th February 2016 A general election to elect the new members of the 32nd Dail is taking place on Friday 26th February 2016 (TODAY!!!). The results of this election will be determined by many factors – some of which will be local, … Continue reading

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Still all to play for?: Constituency-level analysis of the Paddy Power-Red C opinion poll (23rd February 2016)

Adrian Kavanagh, 24th February 2016 As we get closer to polling day, yesterday saw the latest – and last – in the series of pre-election Red C opinion polls, with this one being a Paddy Power-Red C poll. There are some interesting contrasts … Continue reading

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FG-FF or Voting Again?: Constituency-level analysis of the Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI opinion poll (22nd February 2016)

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd February 2016 After three opinion polls in yesterday’s newspapers, we today see the last Irish Times-Ipsos MRBI opinion poll of the current general election campaign. The trends in this poll are quite similar to that of the Sunday Independent-Millward Brown … Continue reading

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