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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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Predicting 2014 Local Election seat numbers on the basis of national opinion polls employing a constituency-level analysis

Adrian Kavanagh, 23 July 2013  This post will attempt to ascertain what different political parties/groupings’ seat levels might be following next year’s City and County Council elections on the basis of national support figures associated with recent opinion polls, along … Continue reading

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Blood in the Water?: How patterns of local representation match up with new local election boundaries – an overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 25th June 2013 The previous series of posts have reviewed in details how the new local election boundaries, as drawn up in the 2013 Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report, relate to the home bases of the current array … Continue reading

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How do Borough and Town Councillors bases match up with new local election constituencies?

Adrian Kavanagh, 24 June 2013 The previous series of posts have looked at how the homes bases of sitting County and City match up against the new local election constituency boundaries, with this analysis finding that there are some local … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on “Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report 2013”

Adrian Kavanagh, 30th May 2013 Thursday 30th May 2013 saw the publication of the Local Electoral Area Boundary Committee Report 2013, which outlines the constituency boundaries for next year’s local elections (May 2014).  The committee faced a very difficult task, in fairness, given … Continue reading

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Estimating 2011 General Election seats levels using new Constituency Commission 2012 election boundaries

Adrian Kavanagh, 6th July 2012 Last month’s Constituency Commission report and the decision to reduce the number of Dail seats by 8 will have a profound impact on the result of, and the number of seats won by different parties at, the … 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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