Elections 2019: Fianna Fáil secures 37.8% of first preference vote in Longford municipal district
Fianna Fáil secured 37.8% of the first preference vote in the Longford municipal district.
Also read: Elections 2019: 1,027 more votes cast in Longford municipal district than in 2014 but turnout falls by 5%
FF, buoyed by the 1,053 poll topping exploits of Cllr Joe Flaherty, secured 2,533 number ones in the 6,701 valid poll.
Fine Gael's four candidates captured in Longford MD captured 34.3% (2,296) of the first preference vote and Independents took 21.2% (1,420).
Also: See the Longford Leader: Elections 2019 Live Blog
Sinn Féin's candidate Tena Keown received 356 first preferences or 5.3% and the Solidarity People Before Profit candidate Barbara Smyth obtained 96 first preferences, 1.4%.