Clare’s Senator Martin Conway has been re-elected to Seanad Éireann.
The Ennistymon Fine Gael representative exceeded the quota following the elimination of fellow Fine Gael member Emer Currie, whose transfers saw him over the line.
On the transfer of the 1st parcel of Currie’s votes – the value credited to Conway is greater than the quota and therefore he is Deemed To Be Elected. #seeforyourself #Seanad2020 pic.twitter.com/fHxkxWXZTdCONTINUE READING BELOW
— Houses of the Oireachtas (@OireachtasNews) April 3, 2020
Senator Conway is the only one of four Clare candidates in this year’s Seanad elections to win a seat in the upper house.
Former Fianna Fáil TD Timmy Dooley, who lost his Dáil seat in February, was one of the most high profile casualties of the election, having failed to win a seat in the