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Does size matter? The largest/smallest (re: area) local and European election constituencies

Adrian Kavanagh, 19th May 2014 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 … Continue reading

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Whither Gerrymandering?

Adrian Kavanagh, 23rd March 2014  Further controversy arose in relations to the new local election boundaries arose at this weekend’s Fianna Fail Ard Fheis, when party leader, Micheal Martin, was alleged to have likened the terms of reference set for … Continue reading

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Local Election candidate selections overview

Figure 1: Total number of candidates selected by county/local authority area as of 31st January 2014. Not surprisingly, the higher number of candidates are associated with the more urban counties and/or the larger counties. But, as Figure 1 shows, there … Continue reading

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A review of the new European Election constituency boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th September 2013 New boundaries for Ireland’s European Election constituencies were published today, following a review that was necessitated by the loss of a European Parliament seat by Ireland after Croatia’s accession to the European Union. The new … Continue reading

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Review of Submissions to 2013 Review of European Parliament boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 3rd September 2013 The public submissions phase of the current review of European Parliament election constituency boundaries concluded at 5.00pm last Friday (30th August). In all, 24 submissions were made to the Constituency Commission in relation to this … 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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My submission for the European Parliament constituency boundary review

Adrian Kavanagh, 1st August 2013 The process for reviewing Ireland’s European Parliament constituency boundaries has now commenced, following on the loss of one European Parliament seat by the State after Croatia joined the European Union some months ago. The Constituency … Continue reading

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