Past presidential elections: Candidates, counts and turnout

Past presidential elections: Candidates, counts and turnout

A new data visualisation dashboard focuses on the seven elections contested since the founding of the state and includes data on first preference votes, subsequent counts and voter turnout

With the race for the Áras hotting up, it's a good time to take a quick look back at past presidential races; their dynamics, their candidates and what they might tell us about the electorate.

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