Kerry General Election Tallies at 11am

Tallies are showing both Michael Healy Rae and his brother Danny are in line to take two seats in Kerry. 20160227_104703 Fianna Fail’s John Brassil is also looking strong to take a seat based on tallies. Indications from the tallies are that there will be a fight between Jimmy Deenihan, Brendan Griffin and Martin Ferris for the final two seats. 70 boxes are now (11am) open out of 212 in the Kerry General Election Count. The count is taking place in the Killarney Sports and Leisure Centre. 16 candidates are vying for 5 seats including five outgoing TDs. Estimated quota is over 13,400 and estimated turnout is 69.2 per cent. Tallies at 11am show Brassil, John, FF – 2,920 Corcorcan, Donal, Renua – 209 Deenihan, Jimmy, FG – 2,275 Ferris, Martin, SF – 2,730 Finucane, Brian, PBP/AAA – 281 Fitzgerald, Michael, Green Party – 210 Fitzgibbon, Mary, Ind – 207 Gaynor, Henry, Ind – 61 Griffin, Brendan, FG – 2,613 Healy-Rae, Danny, Ind – 3,328 Healy-Rae, Michael, Ind – 6,918 Moriarty, Norma, FF – 1,244 Murphy, Kevin, Ind – 126 O’Donnell, Grace, FG – 206 O’Gorman, Michael Pixie, Ind – 508 Spring, Arthur, Lab – 1,362