Tag Archives: 2016

Seanad Election 2016 – Cultural and Educational Panel counts: Updates and Perspectives

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th April 2016 (This post will be (hopefully) updated, as and when counts proceed over the rest of the day.) Counting for the 2016 Seanad elections commenced earlier today. Cultural and Educational Panel (5 seats – at least … Continue reading

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A Geography of Voter Turnout at the 2016 General Election: A Focus on Dublin City

Adrian Kavanagh, 15th April 2016 Voter turnout can be defined as the percentage of people who turn out to vote in a given election. In the USA, voter turnout levels are calculated the percentage of the valid adult population (aged … Continue reading

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Tally Ho! Which local newspapers have published General Election 2016 tally figures?

Adrian Kavanagh, 1st March 2016 As an electoral geographer, I am very interested in outlining which local newspapers published tally figures for February’s general election contest. When I refer to tallies/tally sheets I am of course NOT referring to election results or election … Continue reading

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Female candidates at the 2016 General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 29th February 2016. As of this morning, counting is still continuing in a number of constituencies, but at this stage it is clear that there will be a significant increase in the number of seats won by female … Continue reading

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General Election 2016 – Why your vote matters

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th February 2016 A general election to elect the new members of the 32nd Dail is taking place on Friday 26th February 2016 (TODAY!!!). The results of this election will be determined by many factors – some of which will be local, … Continue reading

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Constituency Electorate Sizes and Quota Estimates for the 2016 General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th February 2016 The Department of Environment has now made available electorate figures for all of the 40 Dail constituencies being contested in next Friday’s (26th February) general election contest. As these stand, numbers on the supplementary register … Continue reading

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Does size matter? Largest and smallest General Election 2016 constituencies (in terms of area)

Adrian Kavanagh, 20th January 2016 NB: If you are using information from the page/website for publications/talks/interviews etc, make sure to highlight this site as the source of your information please. Believe me, a lot of my work/time has been put into working … Continue reading

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