A voter casts his ballot in Ballintra this morning. Picture: Thomas Gallagher
Polling around the county is on a par with previous elections, reports from party representatives polling stations say.
Reports from polling stations put turnouts this morning at between 10% and 15% around the county.
Letterkenny voting has been slow this morning with the turnout at different polling stations ranging between 10% and 15%
Voting is brisker in the Glenties local electoral area at 15% and in the Milford area reports put voting at between 12% and 15%.
The Donegal local electoral area has been busy with turnouts closer to 15%.
Voting in Laghey was very quiet at lunchtime at around 12%. Voters expressed confusion at the length of ballot paper in a poll that has 19 candidates.
The traditional lunchtime rush to the polling stations is now underway and with the hours between 5pm and 8pm also usually busy.