Donegal shows tight contest between Michael D Higgins and Peter Casey

first_imgHomepage BannerNews Google+ By News Highland – October 27, 2018 Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Early indications from the count centre in the Aura Leisure centre show a tight contest between incumbent Michael D Higgins and businessman Peter Casey.A sample of boxes from both rural and urban areas of Donegal indicate Mr Casey head in Donegal on 38.7% with President Higgins sitting on 34.9%.Mr Casey had been polling around 2% before he made controversial remarks about the traveller community and those claiming social welfare.The disappointing result nationwide for Sinn Fein is reflected in Donegal – Liadh Ni Riada is sitting at 10.3% in Donegal.Sean Gallagher is at 8.7%, Joan Freeman 6%, Duffy at 1%.It could change here in Letterkenny with 170 boxes yet to be opened.It is proving more difficult to get a trend on the blasphemy referendum here as those ballot papers aren’t being tallied. Google+ Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic WhatsApp WhatsApp Previous articleKenny Shiels vows to rebuild Derry CityNext articleGAA Preview: Red Hugh’s start their Ulster journey on Sunday News Highland RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORcenter_img Pinterest Facebook Community Enhancement Programme open for applications Pinterest Donegal shows tight contest between Michael D Higgins and Peter Casey Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Facebook Twitter Twitter News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th last_img

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