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Back Next Connaught Ulster
European Parliament

3 Seats 11 Candidates 7 Counts
Electorate: 442,471 Quota: 76,542
 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Quota     Count   Status   Seat 

Neil T Blaney  Independent Fianna Fail Lozenge   81,522   26.63%   1.07   1      Made Quota     1
Seán Flanagan1  Fianna Fail Lozenge   38,233   12.49%   0.50   7      Made Quota     2
Joe McCartin1  Fine Gael Lozenge   47,519   15.52%   0.62   7      Elected     3

Paddy M Cooney1  Fine Gael Lozenge   33,360   10.90%   0.44   (7)      Not Elected    
Jim Doolan  Fianna Fail Lozenge   27,739   9.06%   0.36   (6)      Eliminated    
Myles Staunton1 Snr  Fine Gael Lozenge   32,485   10.61%   0.42   (5)      Eliminated    
Seán McEniff  Fianna Fail Lozenge   25,774   8.42%   0.34   (4)      Eliminated    
Michael D Higgins  Labour Lozenge   13,062   4.27%   0.17   (2)      Lost Deposit    
Tony Coffey  Sinn Fein Workers' Lozenge   3,329   1.09%   0.04   (1)      Lost Deposit    
Seamus Rodgers  Sinn Fein Workers' Lozenge   2,696   0.88%   0.04   (1)      Eliminated    
Christopher Morris   Lozenge   447   0.15%   0.01   (1)      Lost Deposit    

Total valid 306,166 69.19%

Spoilt votes 14,547 4.54%

Total poll 320,713 72.48%

 
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