Result of 5th count – no candidate elected, Grace O’Donnell FG eliminated

Following count five we have yet to fill another seat in Kerry. Three seats remain up for grabs in the five seat constituency. Michael and Danny Healy Rae claimed the first two seats on the initial two counts. The fifth count consisted of the distribution of 752 votes following the elimination of independent candidate Mary Fitzgibbon. The quota is 13,213. The turnout in the new five seat constituency was 70.7 % REPRO FREE - 7/11/15 Studio -- Fine Gael - Grace O'Donnell Election Candidate 2016 .      Address: Oakpark, Tralee, Co. Kerry.    Phone: 066-7126051    Mobile: 087-2399940  Photo By : Domnick Walsh / Eye Focus LTD ©  Tralee Co Kerry Ireland  Phone  Mobile 087 / 2672033 L/Line 066 71 22 981  E/mail - info@dwalshphoto.ie        www.dwalshphoto.com Following count five the remainder of the candidates stand as follows: After count five here is how the field stands: 1. Brendan Griffin FG– 10,661 (+53) 2. Martin Ferris SF – 10,364 (+43) 3. John Brassil FF – 8,957 (+193) 4. Jimmy Deenihan FG– 6,944 (+43) 5. Arthur Spring LAB- 5,093 (+26) 6. Norma Moriarty FF– 5,081 (+49) 7. Michael Pixie O’Gorman IND– 1,529 (+42) 8. Brian Finucane PBP/AAA – 1,161 (+32) 9. Michael Fitzgerald GP– 1,123 (+38) 10. Donal Corcoran RENUA- 886 (+85) 11. Grace O’Donnell FG – 854 (+18) Returning Officer Padraig Burke has now announced he will eliminate Grace O’Donnell and the distribution of her votes will make up count 6. 854 votes are to be distributed.