Tag Archives: General Election 2020

Who I’m Voting For In The 2020 Seanad Election

19 candidates to choose from, so this should be an easier task than last time. Let’s work through it, by eliminating various: -Candidates I’m inherently opposed to (Ronan Mullen). -Candidates I’m opposed to in terms of some aspect of their … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts On GE2020

General Election 2020 is in the books, and a lot quicker than usual. On Friday evening I made my own final predictions, that looked like this: And once all 160 seats had been filled, Dail Eireann now looks like this. … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts On Dublin West In GE2020

Having gone over the details of the count on Monday, I wanted the chance to say something a bit more substantial about the election in Dublin West, ahead of some thoughts on the national picture tomorrow. Let’s go through the … Continue reading

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Dublin West: Analysing The Count

So, the counting is done in Dublin West, the winners deemed elected and the business of government formation soon to be underway. Let’s take the time to now look at the count when it came to my own constituency of … Continue reading

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GE2020: Thoughts On The Count

Whenever the counting has finished I will offer some elongated thoughts on the election result for every party, but knowing Ireland that could take several days. I will also be taking an in-depth look at the Dublin West count whenever … Continue reading

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Election Day 2020

I know it’s rainy, I know it’s windy, I know the polling station is more than a short walk away. But go vote, and fill in the card from top to bottom. The site will still be here when you … Continue reading

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Final Predictions (1 Day To Election)

So, here we are. First, let’s look at how I think Dublin West is going to go. Leo Varadkar will be re-elected, and even with all of Fine Gael’s problems I suspect he will still top the poll, just about. … Continue reading

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Who I’m Voting For In Dublin West (2 Days To Election)

OK, so, let’s go through these from last to first, because I am nothing if not needlessly dramatic. In the hyperlinks are my individual posts on all the candidates. Dublin West has twelve candidates contesting four seats. Below is how … Continue reading

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Thoughts On The Campaign (3 Days To Election)

The news late Monday night that Sinn Fein were now polling ahead of both Fine Gael and Fianna Fail has made this election one of the most unpredictable in the state’s history, with so much more to play for then … Continue reading

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Ashtown (4 Days To Election)

Getting close now, and this will be my last “issue” post for General Election 2020. That issue is Ashtown, where I live and will probably (I hope) still be living for, at the very least, a fair proportion of the … Continue reading

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