Decisive vote for Court of Appeal

Decisive vote for Court of Appeal
Voters in both Donegal constituencies have decided by a wide margin in favour of establishing a Court of Appeal.

Voters in both Donegal constituencies have decided by a wide margin in favour of establishing a Court of Appeal.

In the second of Friday’s referenda, Donegal North East voted 56.3 per cent to 43.7 per cent yes, with 16,966 votes cast.

The 16,966 votes represented about 29.2 per cent of the Donegal North East electorate.

In all, 9,361 people voted yes, in favour of establishing a Court of Appeal, and 7,270 people voted no.

There were 335 invalid ballots.

In Donegal South West, 65 per cent (11,978) voted yes and 35 per cent (6,448) voted no, out of 18,426 votes.

The total of 18,786 votes cast represented 30 per cent of the constituency’s 61,656 electorate.

There were 360 spoiled votes.