Monthly Archives: March 2016

As you were more or less…: Constituency-level analysis of the Sunday Business Post-Red C opinion poll (13th March 2016)

Adrian Kavanagh, 12th March 2016 The counting for the February 2016 General Election has concluded and new Dail has just sat for the first time (on Thursday), but we already have our first post-general election opinion poll. Yesterday’s Sunday Business Post-Red … Continue reading

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Seanad Elections April 2016: Votes Controlled By Parties/Groupings

Adrian Kavanagh, 8th March 2015 Elections to the five different Seanad vocational panels (as well as for the Trinity and National University of Ireland constituencies) for the 25th Seanad will take place over the coming months. While there are obvious … Continue reading

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Final Seat levels at February 2016 General Election – An Overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 3rd March 2016 With the Longford-Westmeath “long count” about to conclude this morning with the election of Fine Gael’s Peter Burke and Labour’s Willie Penrose, the final overall seat tallies can be confirmed as follows: Fine Gael 50 … Continue reading

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How did the Younger Ones (candidates aged between 21 and 35) fare at General Election 2016

Adrian Kavanagh, 1st March 2016 In an earlier post, I listed all eighty four candidates in the 21-35 age category (15.2% of the total number of General Election candidates) who contested Friday’s general election contest. This post reviews how these candidates fared in the election and … Continue reading

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Tally Ho! Which local newspapers have published General Election 2016 tally figures?

Adrian Kavanagh, 1st March 2016 As an electoral geographer, I am very interested in outlining which local newspapers published tally figures for February’s general election contest. When I refer to tallies/tally sheets I am of course NOT referring to election results or election … Continue reading

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