Category Archives: Poll toppers

Better Luck Next Time Baby…: 2011 General Election candidates with the lowest first preference votes

Adrian Kavanagh, 17th February 2016 Every hurling team cannot be Kilkenny. Every rugby team cannot be New Zealand. Every Eurovision country cannot be Ireland. For every poll-topper, there has to be the candidate at the bottom of the pile. While … Continue reading

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Poll Toppers at the 2014 Local (City and County Council) Elections

Adrian Kavanagh,26th June 2015 In the lead up to, and in the immediate aftermath of, the 2011 General Election, I produced a post reviewing the poll toppers in each of the different constituencies at the 2007 General Election and their … Continue reading

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Poll Toppers at the 2009 Local (City and County Council) Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 30th January 2014 In the lead up to, and in the immediate aftermath of, the 2011 General Election, I produced a post reviewing the poll toppers in each of the different constituencies at the 2007 General Election and … Continue reading

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The fate of 2007’s poll toppers

Adrian Kavanagh, 8th March 2011 In a previous post, I outlined the candidates who topped the polls in their constituencies in the 2007 General Election and queried what their fate would be in the 2011 contest. This post will outline … Continue reading

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From poll toppers to poll droppers?

Adrian Kavanagh 24th February 2011 One interesting fact to look at could be the fate of the candidates who topped the polls (i.e. won most votes, not necessarily first elected!) in the 43 different constituencies in2007 – from what I … Continue reading

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