The 8th and final count is underway in the Lifford-Stranorlar LEA with the final seat still up for grabs.
Following the 7th count, Sinn Fein's Liam Doherty has stretched his lead over Fine Gael's Garvan Connolly to 86 votes.
But who will win the seat will all depend on the distribution of Independent candidate, Alan McMenamin's 698 votes.
McMenamin was eliminated following the 7th count.
Results of seventh count - distribution of John Hartnett and Maghnus Monaghan's 581 votes
Connolly Garvan FG +57 . . . 950
Doherty Liam, SF +62 . . . 1,036
McBrearty Frank, FG +52 . . . 1,131
McMenamin Alan, Non party +93 . . .698
Non-effective votes in this count - 317
Elected after the first count
Doherty Gary, SF 1,571
Harley, Martin FG 1,688
McGowan, Patrick FF 1,606
Elected after the third count
Crawford Gerry FF 1,468
Eliminated after the 5th count
De Ward, Michael Ind 244
Eliminated after the 6th count
Hartnett John, Aontu 264
Monaghan Maghnus, Renua 317
Eliminated after the 7th count
McMenamin Alan, Ind 698
If you have a story or want to send a photo or video to us please contact the Donegal Live editorial team any time. To contact Donegal Democrat and Donegal People's Press, email email@example.com To contact Donegal Post, email firstname.lastname@example.org To contact Inish Times, email email@example.com.
Subscribe or register today to discover more from DonegalLive.ie
Buy the e-paper of the Donegal Democrat, Donegal People's Press, Donegal Post and Inish Times here for instant access to Donegal's premier news titles.
Keep up with the latest news from Donegal with our daily newsletter featuring the most important stories of the day delivered to your inbox every evening at 5pm.