Elections 2019: Voter turnout in Ballymahon municipal district hits 60.08% but is down by 3.57% on 2014

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Elections 2019: Voter turnout in Ballymahon municipal district hits 60.08% but is down by 3.57% on 2014

Elections 2019: Voter turnout in Ballymahon municipal district hits 60.08% but is down by 3.57% on 2014

Voter turnout in the Ballymahon municipal district of 60.08% was down by 3.57% on the 2014 local elections.

However, there were 36 more votes cast in Ballymahon MD last Friday than there were five years ago. 

6,732 voters or 60.08% of the 11,204 people on the electoral register came out and used their vote in Ballymahon MD three days ago. 

In 2014, the turnout was 63.65%, or 6,696 people of the 10,519 electorate cast their vote. 

The figure for the total electorate in Ballymahon increased by 685 on 2014. 

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Ballymahon Municipal District 2019

6 seats
12 candidates
Electorate 11,204
Ballot Papers 6,732
Valid Poll 6,638
Invalid Ballot Papers 94
Quota 949

Ballymahon Municipal District 2014

6 Seats
10 Candidates
Electorate 10,519
Ballot Papers 6,696
Valid Poll 6,608
Invalid Ballot Papers 88
Quota 945

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