07 Oct 2022

Council Election 2019: No candidate reaches the quota as yet in Faughan DEA

No candidate has yet been elected in the five seat DEA of Faughan. Despite three counts being completed, the closest to the quota of 1,191 is now Sinn Fein's Paul Fleming who now stands on 1,140. The SDLP's Gus Hastings was eliminated on the second count and after his tally of 498 was divided amongst the remaining candidates the results were as follows: Rachel Ferguson (Alliance) +64 now on 859 Paul Fleming (Sinn Fein) +24 now on 1,140 William Jamieson (UUP) +5 now on 715 and looks likely to be the next candidate to bow out Ryan McCready (DUP) +2 now on 942 Jim McKeever (SDLP) +291 now on 868 Brenda Stevenson (SDLP) +50 now on 767 Graham Warke (DUP) +1 now on 1,051 Paul Hughes (Independent) +45 now on 782

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