Fianna Fáil’s Robert Troy has been elected following the first count after polling 11,655 first preference votes.
The total poll in Longford-Westmeath was 55,816. 540 spoiled/invalid votes meant that the total valid poll was 55,276.
The results of the first count were as follows:
BANNON James (Fine Gael) - 4649
BURKE Peter (Fine Gael) - 5683
FAGAN Brian (Independent Alliance) - 898
GERETY-QUINN Connie (Fianna Fáil) - 3944
HEALY Stephanie (Direct Democracy Ireland) - 132
HOGAN Paul (Sinn Féin) - 5276
JACKSON Donal (Independent - non party) - 53
MAGAN Manchán (Green Party) - 1104
MCFADDEN Gabrielle (Fine Gael) - 2834
MCKERVEY Noel (Independent - Catholic Democrats) - 654
MILLER James (Independent - Public Banking Alliance) - 210
MORAN Kevin ‘Boxer’ (Independent Alliance) - 7585
MORGAN James (Independent Alliance) - 3329
PARKER Dominic (Anti-Austerity Alliance/People Before Profit) - 506
PENROSE Willie (Labour) - 4822
SEXTON Mae (Independent - non party) - 1646
SMYTH Barbara (Independent - Right2Change) - 296
TROY Robert (Fianna Fáil) - 11,655
Troy’s surplus of 599 votes is now being distributed.