Category Archives: Election data

TDs (31st Dáil Éireann) who will not be contesting the next general election

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd September 2014 Following on a similar post that was completed ahead of the 2011 General Election, this post will list all of the Dail deputies who have retired/stepped down during the lifetime of the current Dail or who … Continue reading

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Official Local Elections 2014 results from City and County Council websites

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th May 2014 This post will attempt to provide links to all the City/County Council websites that have published official election results for the different 2014 Local Election contests in all the different electoral areas within their local authority … Continue reading

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Geographical perspectives on the Longford-Westmeath constituency

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th May 2014 When it comes to elections, Geography matters! But geography especially tends to have a bearing in the case of two-county general election constituencies such as the old Laois-Offaly constituency and the Longford-Westmeath constituency. With this … Continue reading

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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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Voting patterns and turnout levels in Referendum elections in the Republic of Ireland, 1937-2013

Adrian Kavanagh, 12th September 2013 After 4th October, there will have been thirty seven different referendum contests held in the history of the state, but some of these contests have taken place on the same date, while the same issue … Continue reading

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Potential Fianna Fail Local Elections 2014 candidates? TDs who lost seats at 2011 General Election and other unsuccessful general election candidates

Adrian Kavanagh, initially posted on 2nd July 2013 With less than eleven months to go until next year’s local elections, the preparations for these have been significantly ramped up following the recent publication of the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report … Continue reading

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Blood in the Water?: How patterns of local representation match up with new local election boundaries – an overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th June 2013 The previous series of posts have reviewed in details how the new local election boundaries, as drawn up in the 2013 Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report, relate to the home bases of the current array … Continue reading

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