The Stranorlar EA is the first count to finish, and six candidates have been elected, with Sinn Féin the big winners, having gained an extra seat.
Sinn Féin Cllr Gary Doherty, topped the poll, and was the first candidate to be re-elected to the Donegal County Council.
Independent candidate Frank McBrearty, was elected in the next count, and he was followed by Fianna Fáil’s Patrick McGowan.
Liam Doherty was next to be elected much to the delight of his Sinn Féin supporters.
Doherty was Director of Elections for Cora Harvey, when she won a seat on the council in the last elections in 2009.
Sitting councillors, Martin Harley (FG) and Gerry Crawford (FF) were also elected.
Overall it was a great result for Sinn Féin with them gaining an extra seat in the Stranorlar electorate.
Elected – Gary Doherty (SF) Liam Doherty (SF) Frank McBrearty (Ind) Patrick McGowan (FF) Gerry Crawford (FF) Martin Harley (FG)Tags: