Tag Archives: voter turnout

Saturday’s Election – Why Your Vote Matters

Adrian Kavanagh, 6th February 2020 On Saturday 8th February, over two million voters across the state will go to the polls to cast their votes at General Election 2020. The results of this election will be determined by many factors … Continue reading

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The 2019 Local Elections: A Geographer’s Overview

Adrian Kavanagh, 28th March 2019 The 2019 City and County Council elections took place on 28th May 2019. Perhaps the most notable trend at this election was to do with voter turnout. The average turnout level for the 2019 Local … Continue reading

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Friday’s Elections: Why Voting Matters

Adrian Kavanagh, 23rd May 2019 This year, local, European and referendum elections are taking place on Friday 24th May (TOMORROW!!!), while voters in Cork City, Waterford and Limerick also get to vote on a plebiscite on whether they will have a … 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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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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A Geographical Perspective on the Carlow-Kilkenny By-Election, 22nd May 2015

Adrian Kavanagh, 26th May 2015  The Carlow-Kilkenny Dail by-election was held on the same days as the Marriage Equality and Presidential Candidate Age referendum contests. Based on the list provided on the ElectionsIreland.org website, this was the 133rd Dail by-election … Continue reading

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