Longford/Westmeath Marriage Referendum: Thumbs up from 54% of Longford electoral area voters

Alan Walsh

Reporter:

Alan Walsh

Samantha Swaris, Kate Nolan, Tena Keown and Chris Courtney at the Referendum Count in Kenagh. Photo by Declan Gilmore
While County Longford voted No in the Marriage Referendum, voters in the Longford electoral area gave a thumbs up with 54% voting Yes and 46% voting No.

While County Longford voted No in the Marriage Referendum, voters in the Longford electoral area gave a thumbs up with 54% voting Yes and 46% voting No.

Here is a breakdown (according to tallies) of the voting;

Longford Electoral Area

Electorate 9,364;

Yes 2,313, 53.72%;

No 1,993, 46.28%;

Spoilt 61;

Total votes 4,367;

Turnout 46.6%.

Longford Electoral Area

LA - Cloondara (Cloondara NS); Electorate 407; Yes 114, 47.11%; No 128, 52.89%; Spoilt 3; Total votes 245; Turnout 60.2%.

LB - Glack (St Joseph’s NS); Electorate 513; Yes 99, 47.83%; No 108, 52.17%; Spoilt 3; Total votes 210; Turnout 40.9%.

LC - Lisbrack (Newtownforbes NS); Electorate 592; Yes 150, 53.76%; No 129, 46.24%; Spoilt 4; Total votes 283; Turnout 47.8%.

LD - Longford (St John’s NS); Electorate 289; Yes 70, 56%; No 55, 44%; Spoilt 2; Total votes 127; Turnout 43.9%.

LE - Longford Urban South (St Joseph’s NS); Electorate 803; Yes 186, 56.88%; No 141, 43.12%; Spoilt 6; Total votes 333; Turnout 41.5%.

LE - Longford Urban South (St Joseph’s NS); Electorate 786; Yes 215, 53.75%; No 185, 46.25%; Spoilt 2; Total votes 402; Turnout 51.1%.

LE - Longford Urban South (St Joseph’s NS); Electorate 770; Yes 177, 53.64%; No 153, 46.36%; Spoilt 0; Total votes 330; Turnout 42.9%.

LE - Longford Urban South (St Joseph’s NS); Electorate 675; Yes 143, 51.44%; No 135, 48.56%; Spoilt 6; Total votes 330; Turnout 42.1%.

LE - Longford Urban Central (St Michael’s NS); Electorate 680; Yes 139, 49.12%; No 144, 50.88%; Spoilt 0; Total votes 283; Turnout 41.6%.

LE - Longford Urban Central (St Michael’s NS); Electorate 462; Yes 110, 54.46%; No 92, 45.54%; Spoilt 2; Total votes 204; Turnout 44.2%.

LE - Longford Urban Central (St Michael’s NS); Electorate 467; Yes 112, 54.63%; No 93, 45.37%; Spoilt 8; Total votes 213; Turnout 45.6%.

LE - Longford Urban North (Longford Teagasc); Electorate 635; Yes 161, 54.03%; No 137, 45.97%; Spoilt 0; Total votes 298; Turnout 46.9%.

LE - Longford Urban North (Longford Teagasc); Electorate 737; Yes 181, 53.71%; No 156, 46.29%; Spoilt 3; Total votes 340; Turnout 46.1%.

LF - Melview (Melview NS); Electorate 450; Yes 114, 50.44%; No 112, 49.56%; Spoilt 5; Total votes 231; Turnout 51.3%.

LG - Newtownforbes (Newtownforbes NS); Electorate 372; Yes 100, 51.81%; No 93, 48.19%; Spoilt 0; Total votes 193; Turnout 51.9%.

LG - Newtownforbes (Newtownforbes NS); Electorate 356; Yes 124, 67.39%; No 60, 32.61%; Spoilt 2; Total votes 186; Turnout 52.2%.

LH - Stonepark (Stonepark NS); Electorate 370; Yes 118, 62.11%; No 72, 37.89%; Spoilt 15; Total votes 205; Turnout 55.4%.