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previous next Presidential Election 26 October 2018

1 Seat 6 Candidates 1 Count
Electorate: 3,401,681 Quota: 736,951
 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Quota     Count   Status   Seat 

* Michael D Higgins  Non party/Independent Lozenge   822,566   55.81%   1.12   1      Made Quota     1

Peter Casey  Non party/Independent Lozenge   342,727   23.25%   0.47   (1)      Not Elected    
Seán Gallagher  Non party/Independent Lozenge   94,514   6.41%   0.13   (1)      Lost Deposit    
Liadh Ní Riada  Sinn Féin Lozenge   93,987   6.38%   0.13   (1)      Lost Deposit    
Joan Freeman  Non party/Independent Lozenge   87,908   5.96%   0.12   (1)      Lost Deposit    
Gavin Duffy  Non party/Independent Lozenge   32,198   2.18%   0.04   (1)      Lost Deposit    

Total valid 1,473,900 43.33%

Spoilt votes 18,438 1.24%

Total poll 1,492,338 43.87%

* outgoing President
 
The data in the table above may be sorted by clicking on the column headings
 

On Tuesday 28 August 2018, the Minister for Housing, Planning and Local Government, Eoghan Murphy, confirmed a Presidential Election would be held on Friday 26 October 2018. The incumbent President, Michael D Higgins, had already announced he would seek a second seven year term. The deadline for nominations was 26 September.
 
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