Tag Archives: 2015

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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General Election 2016 candidates who previously contested elections for other parties/political groupings

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th June 2015 In this post, I have attempted to list all the candidates for the upcoming general election who have previously contested elections for political parties/political groupings that are different to the one they are currently in. In the … Continue reading

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Voter Turnout in Dublin City for the Marriage Equality/Presidential Candidate Age referendum contests

Adrian Kavanagh, 22nd June 2015 As noted in last month’s post, the national voter turnout rate of 60.5% – which was just 9.4% lower than the turnout level for the 2011 General Election – for the Marriage Equality (and Presidential Candidate Age) … Continue reading

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Tally Ho! Which local newspapers published tallies for the May 2015 elections

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th May 2015 As an electoral geographer, I am very interested in which local newspapers are publishing tallies for the Marriage Equality referendum and the Carlow-Kilkenny by-election contest in this week’s editions, or possibly in the following few … Continue reading

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A Geographical Perspective on the Carlow-Kilkenny By-Election, 22nd May 2015

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th May 2015  The Carlow-Kilkenny Dail by-election was held on the same days as the Marriage Equality and Presidential Candidate Age referendum contests. Based on the list provided on the ElectionsIreland.org website, this was the 133rd Dail by-election … Continue reading

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Geographical perspectives on the May 2015 referendum contests

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th May 2015  With a national turnout rate of 60.5% – just 9.4% lower than the turnout level for the 2011 General Election – the Marriage Equality referendum was passed with 62.1% of the valid votes, but the … Continue reading

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