Polls open in Northern Ireland elections

first_img PSNI and Gardai urged to investigate Adams’ claims he sheltered on-the-run suspect in Donegal 365 additional cases of Covid-19 in Republic Main Evening News, Sport and Obituaries Tuesday May 25th WhatsApp 75 positive cases of Covid confirmed in North Pinterest Polling in all 18 Northern constituencies began at 7 o clock this morning and continues until 10 o clock tonight.Almost 1.2 million electors are registered and entitled to vote at 624 polling stations across Northern Ireland.After polling, the 1,512 ballot boxes will be taken to eight count centres where, for the first time, counting will begin immediately.According to the electoral office in Belfast, it is hoped that all 18 constituencies will declare before 3 o clock on Friday morning, subject to recounts.Votes cast in West Tyrone and in Fermanagh South Tyrone will be counted in Omagh. Sinn Feins Pat Doherty is a clear favourite in West Tyrone.While the Fermanagh South Tyrone contest promises to be close between Sinn Feins Michelle Gidernew, who currently holds the seat,  and Independent Unionist Rodney Connor, he’s the only Unionist in the constituency standing for election. Former UTV presenter, Fergal McKinney also stands for the SDLP in Fermanagh South Tyrone.In Derry the Foyle constituency is being defended by former SDLP leader Mark Durkan, his closest rival is expected to be Sinn Feins, Martina Anderson. Journalist and campaigner, Eamon McCann also runs in Foyle.In East Derry, sitting MP Gregory Campbell of the DUP is fighting the TUV’s William Ross. Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR WhatsApp Previous articleJim McDaid tries to defend his decision not to give up Ministerial pensionNext articleGAA – Four U21 Players into Senior Squad News Highland Further drop in people receiving PUP in Donegal center_img By News Highland – May 6, 2010 Newsx Adverts Pinterest Polls open in Northern Ireland elections Facebook Google+ Twitter Twitter Google+ Man arrested on suspicion of drugs and criminal property offences in Derry last_img

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