Counting adjoured until 10 am on Monday

BRENDAN HOWLIN pictured with his Director of Elections Cllr George Lawlor and his sister Jackie Walsh at the Wexford Count Centre last Monday. Pic; WexfordToday.com

The Count has been adjourned until morning after the result of the Seventh Count – the distribution of Deirdre Wadding’s vote – was announced just before midnight.

Sinn Fein’s Johnny Mythen was formally elected on the First Count. He polled a massive 18,717 first preferences to become the first Sinn Fein candidate elected in Wexford for 102 years.

The order for the remaining four seats (over night) is as follows; Brendan Howlin (12,307; James Browne (9,246) ; Verona Murphy 7,820; Michael D’Arcy 6,922; Malcolm Byrne 6,843; Paul Kehoe 6,712; Ger Carthy 5,738. 

TOTAL POLL 75,622                  INVALID BALLOT PAPERS   549

VALID POLL 75,073                                     NUMBER OF SEATS 5

SEVENTH COUNT – distribution of  Deirdre Wadding’s votes.

Non-transferable

BROWNE James          Fianna Fáil  8,058 (+404)  8,462  (+396) 8,858 (+55)  8,913 (+162) 9,075 (+76) 9,151 (+95) 9,246

BYRNE Malcolm         Fianna Fáil  6,145  (+193) 6,338  (+203) 6,541 (+23) 6564 (+76) 6,640 (+110) 6,750 (+6,843)

CARTHY Ger               Independent  3,024 (+579) 3,603 (+143) 3,746 (+177) 3,923 (+514) 4,437 (+199) 4,636 (+1,102) 5,738

CODD Jim                    Aontú            1,518 (+347) 1,865 (+40) 1,905 (+110) 2,008 ELIMINATED

D’ARCY Michael         Fine Gael      6,472 (+105)  6,577 (+33) 6,610 (+46) 6,656 (+36) 6,692 (+165) 6,857 (+65) 6,922

HOWLIN Brendan        Labour          9,223  (+688) 9,911 (+209) 10,120 (+151) 10,271 (+180) 10,451 (+869) 11,320 (987) 12,307

KEHOE Paul                 Fine Gael      6,337  (+118) 6,455 (+28) 6,483(+39) 6,522 (+52) 6,574 (+110) 6,677 (+35) 6,712

McDONALD Lisa         Fianna Fáil   1,351  (+60)   1,411 ELIMINATED

MURPHY Bart              Independent  68 (+35)  103 ELIMINATED

MURPHY Verona         Independent  5,825 (+673)  6,498 (+166) 6,664(+177) 6,841 (+277) 7,118 (+132) 7,250 (+570) 7,820

MYTHEN Johnny         Sinn Féin      18,717 ELECTED

O’SHEA Seanie              Ind4Change 825 (+728) 1,553 (+37) 1,590 ELIMINATED

ROSEINGRAVE Paula Green Party   2,028 (+346) 2,374 (+25) 2,399 (+185) 2,584 (+99) 2,683 ELIMINATED

SHEEHAN Michael      Fianna Fáil    4,366 (+142) 4,508 (+166) 6,674 (+40) 4,714 (+103) 4,817 (+64) 4,881 (+51) 4,932 ELIMINATED

WADDING Deirdre     Solidarity-PBP 1,116 (+1,786) 2,902 (+30) 2,932 (+444) 3376 (+223) 3,599 (+760) 4,359

The Count has been adjourned until 10 am.

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