Sorting of votes is underway in Kenagh Count Centre for GE16

Sorting of votes is underway in Kenagh Count Centre for GE16

Sorting of votes in the 2016 General Election for the constituency of Longford-Westmeath is underway in the Kenagh Count Centre.

The polls closed last night at 10pm.  Nationally turnout is around 65%. Voting was brisk throughout the day yesterday in Longford and a glance at some polling stations in rural areas show strong turnout figures - Mullinalaghta 73%, Ballinalee 70%, Drumlish 68%, Cullyfad 65% and Killoe 65%.

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