Kelly eliminated with a respectable vote for Social Democrats

Published 27/02/2016 | 23:13

General Election candidate Leonard Kelly.
General Election candidate Leonard Kelly.

Social Democrats' Leonard Kelly has been eliminated after the seventh count polling a very respectable 2,179 votes.

Despite seven counts Wexford is still waiting for a candidate to be elected with Minister Brendan Howlin the closest to the quota.


The votes for the rest of the candidates are as follows:

James Browne 10,095

Aoife Byrne 3,513

Malcolm Byrne 6,286

Ger Carthy 3,563

Michael D'Arcy 8,390

Brendan Howlin 11,311

Paul Kehoe 8,284

Johnny Mythen 8,036

Mick Wallace 9,575


The quota is 11,944

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