Michael D Higgins ahead but Casey close second in Donegal as first count in

first_imgMichael D Higgins is leading the Presidential race in Donegal but Peter Casey is coming a close second. The official first count for Donegal was announced by county registrar and returning officer Geraldine O’Connor after 4pm this afternoon.Just over 40,000 people out of a total electorate of 120,000 turned up to cast their votes across Donegal. The following are the official figures for the first count.Total Electorate: 119,318Total Voted: 40,256Spoiled votes: 734 Total Valid Poll: 39,522Peter Casey 12,952 (32.8%)Gavin Duffy 747 (1.9%)Joan Freeman 2,563 (6.3%)Seán Gallagher 3,684 (9.3%) Michael D. Higgins 15,052 (38.1%)Liadh Ni Riada 4,524 (11.4%)Michael D Higgins ahead but Casey close second in Donegal as first count in was last modified: October 27th, 2018 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img

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