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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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“All Changed, Changed Utterly? Irish General Election Boundary Amendments and the 2012 Constituency Commission Report”, Irish Political Studies – Volume 29, Issue 2

An in-depth review of changes to general election boundaries in the Republic of Ireland, with specific reference to the most recent changes in 2012, as published in the latest issue of the Irish Political Studies journal. Taylor & Francis Online … Continue reading

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European Union Fiscal Stability Treaty referendum 30th May 2012: An Overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 2nd June The European Union Fiscal Stability Treaty referendum, held on 30th May 2012, was carried by a margin of 955,091 to 626,907, amounting to a percentage vote share of 60.37% for the Yes side. This was lower than … Continue reading

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European Treaty referendum turnout levels in the Dublin City constituencies in the 2000s

Adrian Kavanagh, 31st May 2012 As polling in the European Fiscal Treaty referendum continues today, there is a lot of talk of low turnouts being recorded so far at different polling centres, so this would be an appropriate time to … Continue reading

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Voter turnout in Dublin City in 2011 – a geographical perspective

Adrian Kavanagh, May 3rd 2012 The issue of voter turnout has largely disappeared from the Irish media and political commentariat’s attention over the past few years, with concerns over issues to do with low political participation levels, and indeed especially … Continue reading

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Seanad Elections – Part II Candidates

  Seanad (vocational panels) candidates by constituency, 2011 General Election Adrian Kavanagh, 15 April 2011 The last post showed that certain parts of the states and certain constituencies – mainly two-county constituencies located in mainly rural areas such as the … Continue reading

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Seanad Elections – Part I The Electorate

Adrian Kavanagh 14 April 2011 Voting for the vocational panels and the university panels is currently ongoing with the votes for these constituencies due to be counted in a few weeks time. Voting for these panels is not organised on … Continue reading

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