Category Archives: Elections outside of Ireland

Some Thoughts on the General Election in the United Kingdom

Adrian Kavanagh, 10th May 2015 Thursday’s general election in the United Kingdom produced a victory for the Conservative Party, as well as for the Scottish Nationalist Party in Scotland, but brought about a stunning defeat for the junior partners in … Continue reading


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How would Scottish Independence impact on electoral competition in the rest of the United Kingdom?

Adrian Kavanagh, 28th August 2014  A referendum on Scottish Independence is taking place on 18th September 2014. While the pre-contest opinion polls are suggesting that this will not be carried, it is worth remembering the range of Irish cases (2001 … Continue reading

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