Donegal South West By-Election – First Count

Electorate       62,299

Total Poll  34.908

Invalid Votes   484

Valid Poll   34,424

Quota   17,213

First Count

Senator Pearse Doherty   SF   13,719

Cllr Frank Mc Brearty Lab  3,366

Senator Brian O'Domhmaill FF  7,344

Cllr Barry O'Neill   FG    6,424

Cllr Thomas Pringle  Ind  3,438

Anne Sweeney Ind  133

Anne Sweeney eliminated