East (European Parliament constituency)


East (European Parliament constituency)

Infobox European Parliament constituency
name = Infobox East (European Parliament constituency)
title = East
locationmap2007=yes
lat=56.3
long=-6.5




mapcaption = Shown within Ireland
created = 2004
meps = 3
memberstate = Ireland
sources = [http://www.europarl.europa.eu/elections2004/ep-election/sites/en/yourvoice/index.html] |

East is a constituency of the European Parliament in Ireland. It has a population of 0.8 million and currently elects 3 MEPs using the Single Transferable Vote system.

The constituency was created in 2004 and is a successor to the old Leinster (European Parliament constituency)
Leinster
constituency. It comprises the Leinster counties less Dublin.

2004 Election result

STV Election box begin
title=2004 European Election: East
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Mairead McGuinness
party = Fine Gael
votes = 114,249
percentage = 25.21
seat = 1
count = 1
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Liam Aylward
party = Fianna Fáil
votes = 68,206
percentage = 15.05
seat = 2
count = 7
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = *Avril Doyle
party = Fine Gael
votes = 69,511
percentage = 15.34
seat = 3
count = 7
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Peter Cassells
party = Labour Party (Ireland)
votes = 59,158
percentage = 13.05
seat = Not elected
count = 7
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Séamus Kirk
party = Fianna Fáil
votes = 45,454
percentage = 10.03
seat = Excluded
count = 6
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = John Dwyer
party = Sinn Féin
votes = 39,356
percentage = 8.68
seat = Excluded
count = 5
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Mary White
party = Green Party (Ireland)
votes = 25,576
percentage = 5.64
seat = Excluded
count = 4
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Justin Barrett
party = Independent (politician)
votes = 10,997
percentage = 2.43
seat = Excluded
count = 3
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Clifford T. Reid
party = Independent (politician)
votes = 10,692
percentage = 2.36
seat = Excluded
count = 3
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Liam Ó Gógáin
party = Fathers Rights-Responsibility Party
votes = 3,407
percentage = 0.75
seat = Excluded
count = 2
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Seanán Ó Coistín
party = Independent (politician)
votes = 3,130
percentage = 0.69
seat = Excluded
count = 2
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Eoin Dubsky
party = Independent (politician)
votes = 1,955
percentage = 0.43
seat = Excluded
count = 2
STV Election box candidate with party link
candidate = Joe Neal
party = Independent (politician)
votes = 1,487
percentage = 0.33
seat = Excluded
count = 2
STV Election box end
electorate = 806,598
valid = 453,178
spoilt = 18,717
quota = 113,295
turnout = 58.50%
*Denotes outgoing MEP

ee also

*European Parliament election, 2004
*European Parliament election results for Ireland in 2004

External links

* [http://www.ireland.com/focus/euroelection2004/results_east.html Ireland East election results 2004 (The Irish Times)]
* [http://www.ireland.com/focus/euroelection2004/profiles.html Irish EU constituencies (The Irish Times)]


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