Gender and candidate selection (via Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures)

A great post, and blog, which highlights again, not that we needed it too, the appaling lack of women in Irish politics.

Adrian Kavanagh – updated on 25th January 2011 This blog post will give "regularly" updated figures on candidate selection by gender for the upcoming 2011 General Election. First looking at figures for Sinn Fein and Fianna Fail (these relate to my current/best knowledge of candidate selections for these, and other parties). Both parties appear to be only half way through the process of candidate selections. At present, females account for 17.9% o … Read More

via Irish General Election 2011 Facts and Figures

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