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Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures’ Golden Goose Awards 2011: The Winners

Adrian Kavanagh, 1 January 2012 The basis for judgement here is not simply the weight of votes won by a party or candidate, but the extent of improvement relative to a previous contest, the level of local competition from opposing … Continue reading

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Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures’ Golden Goose Awards 2011: The Nominations

Adrian Kavanagh, 19 December 2011 OK, for better or worse here is the list of the nominees for the Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures’ Golden Goose Awards. There is without doubt going to be some glaring omissions here, but … Continue reading

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Gender, Candidate Selection and Constituency Size in the 2011 General Election

By Claire McGing, John and Pat Hume scholar and Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences (IRCHSS) scholar, Dept of Geography, NUI Maynooth Research suggests that the larger the constituency size (often called the ‘district magnitude’), the better … Continue reading

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Votes won by Female candidates in 2011 General Election

Adrian Kavanagh, 8th March 2011 For the day that’s in it – this post ranks constituencies based on the share of the vote won by female candidates in the 2011 General Election. Even though there was no noticeable urban-rural divide … Continue reading

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Geography and voting trends: Galway East constituency

Adrian Kavanagh, 3rd February 2011 Voting patterns are geographical patterns – as shown is this example from the Galway East constituency.

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First time (Dail election) candidate details

Adrian Kavanagh, 11th February 2011 This post contains details on all of the candidates who will be contesting their first ever Dail (general) election in 2011. This list will include candidates who may have previously contested in local, European, Assembly and … Continue reading

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2011 General Election candidates aged 21-35

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th February 2011 This blog will list the names, and party affiliations, of all the formally declared candidates whose ages fall in the 21-35 years age category – candidates whose ages fall in the 21-30 years category will be … Continue reading

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