Category Archives: Young candidates

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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The Younger Ones: General Election 2016 candidates aged between 21 and 35

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th June 2015 In a similar vein to an earlier post relating to 2011 General Election candidates and a similar post relating to younger candidates contesting the 2014 City and County Council elections, this page seeks to list the names, and … Continue reading

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Political Reform in Ireland and My Personal Electoral and Political Reform Agenda

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th September 2014 As this website reached the 500,000 views mark over the weekend, I have decided to make this by (again) revisiting my earlier post on what I would consider my political reform priorities to be. At … Continue reading

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Political Reform in Ireland: My Personal Electoral and Political Reform Agenda

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th July 2014 Some aspects of the government’s political reform agenda have been achieved over the past three and a half years, including changes to political funding legislation, the implementation of a six-month limit for the holding of … Continue reading

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Young Guns – How the younger candidates fared in the 2014 Local Elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th May 2014 There is a perception that younger candidates did especially well at this weekend’s local elections. Having double checked the facts on this and number crunched the votes, I can confirm that this was very much … Continue reading

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The Younger Ones: Local Elections 2014 candidates aged between 18 and 35

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th October 2013 In a similar vein to an earlier post relating to 2011 General Election candidates, this page seeks to list the names, and party affiliations, of all the local elections candidates whose ages fall in the 18-35 years age … Continue reading

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My Priorities for Electoral and Political Reform in Ireland

As the adriankavanaghelections.org website nears its 100,000th hit, I have decided to mark the occasion with a post detailing what would be the issues that I would most like to see being prioritised in relation to the areas of electoral … Continue reading

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