Irish Election Literature

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Leaflet from James Lawless – Committee of Twenty – 2012 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis July 26, 2012


Meant to post this up a while back, its a leaflet from James Lawless running for the Committee of Twenty at the 2012 Fianna Fail Ard Fheis. He was successful.
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Leaflet from James Lawless -Fianna Fail Committee of Twenty elections 2012 Ard-Fheis February 20, 2012


From the campaign for the Committee of Twenty elections at this year’s Fianna Fail Ard-Fheis a leaflet from candidate James Lawless.  His Website

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“The committee is a long standing one and originated as 15 members elected from the ordinary membership. This was DeValera’s creation as he wanted ensure the cabinet / hierarchy remained in touch with the party faithful.
Over recent times the national executive grew extra layers and is now a much larger body and likely to be reformed in terms of composition and numbers over the new term. However it is likely the committee of 20/15 will be retained as it is unique in being the only component of the executive elected by open election across the national party.

The committee of 15 was increased to the committee of 20 with the introduction of gender quotas a few years back and now must contain 10 men and 10 women, all elected via a single ballot paper with a complex count/quota system.”

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Leaflet in Polish from James Lawless – Fianna Fail -2009 Local Elections Naas December 20, 2011

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From the 2009 Local Elections a leaflet in Polish from Fianna Fail candidate James Lawless who was running in Naas. The Leaflet amongst other things, explains that EU nationals are eligible to vote in Local and European Elections aand also explains the system of proportional representation. He polled 971votes and narrowly missed out on a seat.
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Sallins Fianna Fail News – Summer 2010 September 10, 2010


Recently posting an old Fianna Fail Cumman newsletter , prompted a few more recent ones to arrive.
This is the Summer 2010 Sallins Fianna Fail News.
Theres a few local issues, including flood prevention works. Many of you may remember parts of Sallins being flooded earlier in the year.

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James Lawless -Fianna Fail -2009 Local Elections Naas May 16, 2010


From the 2009 Local elections for Kildare County Council in Naas. A leaflet from Fianna Fail candidate James Lawless. Despite polling a respectable  971 votes he failed to be elected.
On the last page there is a message former Fianna Fail Councillor Anthony Creevey and the candidate pictured with him.
Creevey was previously a Councillor for the Democratic Left (and Labour) and ran in the 1997 General Election in Dublin North East for The Democratic Left. Leaflet here.
On that theme former Councillor Mick Billane was a councillor for The Workers Party, Labour and later Fianna Fail.

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