Election 2016

Election 2016 - I am a voter

NWCI has asked all General Election candidates to sign up to its Breakthrough Manifesto. Here is what you can do to make the General Election a Breakthrough Election for Women.

  • Check for Commitment
    Check below which candidates in your constituency have already signed up to NWCI’s Breakthrough Manifesto for Women.
  • Raise Your Voice
    Ask your local candidates, from all parties and none, where they stand on women’s equality. Download questions and talk to canvassers and candidates on your doorstep, in their clinics or at public hustings.
  • Show Your Support
    Download the Breakthrough Manifesto for your window, noticeboard or to share with friends.
  • Join The Conversation
    NWCI will be tracking and sharing election updates on our special Election Blog and on Twitter #FemGen and we want to hear from you!

Below is a list of constituencies and the number of candidates who have signed up to NWCI’s Breakthrough Manifesto for Women. Click on the constituency name for details of candidates in that constituency.

Constituency Candidates
Seanad 18
Carlow-Kilkenny 2
Cavan-Monaghan 2
Clare 2
Cork East 2
Cork North-Central 2
Cork North-West 0
Cork South-Central 5
Cork South-West 3
Donegal 6
Dublin Bay North 9
Dublin Bay South 4
Dublin Central 5
Dublin Fingal 6
Dublin Mid-West 3
Dublin North-West 8
Dublin Rathdown 3
Dublin South-Central 7
Dublin South-West 6
Dublin West 4
Dún Laoghaire 5
Galway East 2
Galway West 6
Kerry 3
Kildare North 5
Kildare South 3
Laois 0
Limerick City 4
Limerick County 3
Longford-Westmeath 2
Louth 4
Mayo 5
Meath East 2
Meath West 1
Offaly 0
Roscommon-Galway 2
Sligo-Leitrim 4
Tipperary 1
Waterford 4
Wexford 4
Wicklow 4


Total NWCI Election 2016 Pledged Candidates: 161