Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead: Ind/Dem Loses its Co-Leader

Kathy Sinnott (Ind/Dem) is no longer an MEP! Results from the Count Centre in Cork show that Senator Alan Kelly of Labour has beaten Sinnott on the final count for the final seat in Ireland South.

It was a mixed day in Cork with at one point looking like Toireasa Ferris of Sinn Fein was in a shout of the last the seat, but she failed to attracted enough transfers and Sinnott leap frogged past her.

It was then between Sinnott and Kelly for the last seat and many thought that Sinnott would attract the transfer based on Lisbon stance and gender, but it seems it was a left vote and Kelly got enough transfer to be about 10,000 votes ahead of Sinnott.

So Sinnott is gone and this means this could be my last blog post about her…. unless she runs for Dáil again??? But will she?

Title taken from a tweet by Conor O’Neil

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Author: Stephen

Cork born and bred, proud European and Irishman. Involved in many organisations and politics. Also writes for SpirtualityIreland.org and UCC Express.

3 thoughts on “Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead: Ind/Dem Loses its Co-Leader”

  1. Long will this hallowed day be remembered!!! The Wicked Witch of the South has finally met with her demise! No longer will we have to deal with her unbearable Jesus-babble, Euro-skeptic bullshit and general ignorance:)

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