Tag Archives: 2012

“All Changed, Changed Utterly? Irish General Election Boundary Amendments and the 2012 Constituency Commission Report”, Irish Political Studies – Volume 29, Issue 2

An in-depth review of changes to general election boundaries in the Republic of Ireland, with specific reference to the most recent changes in 2012, as published in the latest issue of the Irish Political Studies journal. Taylor & Francis Online … 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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Geography of Voter Turnout for the 2012 Childrens Referendum in Dublin City

Adrian Kavanagh, 13th December 2012 This post can be viewed as a follow on from the previous two posts, which studied the geography of voter turnout for the 2012 Fiscal Stability Treaty referendum at a sub-constituency level for the Dublin City constituencies, as … Continue reading

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The geography of voter turnout in Dublin City for the 2012 Fiscal Stability Treaty Referendum

Adrian Kavanagh, 15th November 2012 As someone who has been interested in the area of voter turnout since commencing PhD researches on this topic back in…gulp…1999 and as a geographer, I am always interested in attaining turnout data for very … Continue reading

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A geographical view of the 2012 Children’s Referendum vote

Adrian Kavanagh, 12th November 2012 The Children’s Referendum vote, which took place on Satuday (10th November 2012),  was passed on a lower than expected (but rather comfortable) margin of 615,731 votes (58.00%) to 445,863 (42.00%). This referendum vote had the third lowest ever … Continue reading

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Voter turnout levels in referendum elections in the Republic of Ireland, 1937-2012

Adrian Kavanagh, 9th November 2012 (updates – 12th November 2012) Referendum elections have taken place on twenty seven different occasions in the history of the Irish state, with a significant increase in the incidence of these in more recent decades … Continue reading

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Political impacts of the 2012 Constituency Commission report: 2011 General Election party support estimates and changing political landscapes in the new constituency areas

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th June 2012  The creation of new election boundaries for the next general election, associated with the reduction in the number of Dail seat numbers by eight, in the 2012 Constituency Commission report has fundamentally altered the rules … Continue reading

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