Posts Tagged 'Irish electoral system'

Our electoral system works against ‘putting the country first’

“You gotta stand for something or you’ll fall for everything”

Elaine Byrne argues that our electoral system produces a political culture of localism which takes precedence over true republicanism and putting the country first.   Where promotion to the ministerial ranks is often determined by geographical considerations to produce a national government inherently compromised by regional lobbyists.

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