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James Lawless

Party

Fianna Fáil

Constituency

Kildare North

Occupation

Councillor and barrister

Age

39

ELECTED

Biography

A Kildare county councillor, he ran unsuccessfully in 2009 before being elected when he topped the poll in his constituency in 2014. He has degrees in maths and finance and has studied law at King's Inns. He is involved with a number of local groups in his area and is a chairperson of the Sallins Business Association.

Question Time

Q.

Why should someone vote for you (in 140 characters or fewer)?

Hard working with a proven record, I prioritise communication. A parent, a commuter and a taxpayer, I understand the needs of Kildare North.

Q.

What is your number one priority for your constituency?

Kildare North has been poorly served by the current TDs. We need better transport, better broadband, greater investment and more gardaí.

Q.

What one thing would you like to do in your first 100 days of the new Dáil if you are elected?

Elect a government that will be fair and effective. As a new TD, to get organised to contribute to national debate and representing Kildare.

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