Noel Jordan has been elected on the 12th count
Sinn Féin councillor Noel Jordan has been elected on the 12th count in the Donegal LEA.
A final vote of 2087 took him over the quota of 2,043 to be elected after Niamh Kennedy who topped the poll.
Billy Grimes has been eliminated and his 1,075 votes are being redistributed.
Micheál Naughton (FF) is in third place with 1661.
The focus is now on the third and fourth seats. Michael McMahon is now fourth but there is little between him John McNulty (FG), Barry Sweeny (FG) and Tom Conaghan (Ind).
Donegal LEA - 12th count - distribution of the surplus of Niamh Kennedy
Quota - 2,043
Tom Conaghan (Ind) 1373 +24...1397
Billy Grimes (Ind) 1067 +8...1075
Noel Jordan (SF) 2033 +54...2087
Seamus Maguire (Ind) 1163 +13...1176
Michael McMahon (SF) 1474 + 14...1478
John McNulty (FG) 1393 + 60...1453
Micheál Naughton (FF) 1648 +13...1661
Barry Sweeny (FG) 1424 + 48...1432
Elected - Noel Jordan
Eliminated - Billy Grimes - transfer of 1075 votes
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