No candidate elected following count 3

Count 3 in the Kerry Constituency has been completed with no candidate being elected. IMG_2504 This count involved the distribution of Danny Healy Rae’s 613 votes. The Kilgavan councillor was elected on the second count and will join his brother Michael Healy Rae in the Dail. The quota is 13,213. The turnout in the new five seat constituency was 70.7 % Following count three the remainder of the candidates stand as follows: After count two here is how the field stands…. 1. Brendan Griffin FG– 10,520 (+139) 2. Martin Ferris SF – 10,214 (+116) 3. John Brassil FF – 8,719 (+77) 4. Jimmy Deenihan FG– 6,872 (+45) 5. Arthur Spring LAB- 5,036 (+25) 6. Norma Moriarty FF– 5,012(+119) 7. Michael Pixie O’Gorman IND– 1,380 (+16) 8. Michael Fitzgerald GP– 1,059 (+9) 9. Brian Finucane PBP/AAA – 1,058 (+12) 10. Grace O’Donnell FG – 827(+10) 11. Donal Corcoran RENUA- 780(+11) 12. Mary Fitzgibbon IND – 707 (+17) 13. Kevin Murphy IND – 505(+14) 14. Henry Gaynor IND – 158 (+3) Returning Officer Padraig Burke has now announced he will eliminate Kevin Murphy and Henry Gaynor and this will make up count 4. This consists of 663 votes.