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    Trinity Seanad Election: The Result

    The Trinity Seanad Election 2007 came to an end on Wednesday afternoon. To view the results, please click here: election-result-2007.pdf

    Elected:

    1. Shane Ross - First Preferences: 5379 (32%)

    2. David Norris – First Preferences: 5240 (31%)

    3. Ivana Bacik - First Preferences: 2794 (17%)

    Once again my sincerest thanks to everyone involved in achieving this outcome.

    Trinity Seanad Election: Thank You

    Late last night, the results of the first count of the Trinity Constituency were announced.  A huge thank you to everyone who voted for me and who supported me through the campaign to achieve this marvellous result.

    Quota = 4230

    Bacik – 2794
    Conway – 214
    Douglas – 183
    Efobi – 201
    Gueret – 1155
    Hutchinson Edgar – 330
    Mcdonagh – 684
    Martin – 223
    Norris – 5240 (Elected)
    O’Connor – 514
    Ross – 5379 (Elected)

    Counting for the final seat continues today.

    Trinity Seanad Election 2007: Last Chance To Get Your Ballots Into Trinity!

    The closing date for receipt of ballots for the Trinity Seanad election is this Tuesday, 24th July. If you are have not yet returned your ballot, then it is important to post it back to Trinity immediately.

    If you are having difficulties getting your ballot, there is still time to get it to you if we act fast! Contact me at (Enable Javascript to see the email address). I can ask Trinity to reissue your ballot to an address you provide, home or away.

    Trinity Seanad Election 2007: Contact Me If You Are Having Any Problems With Your Ballot!

    All registered graduates of Dublin University/Trinity College should have received their ballots for the Trinity Seanad Election by this time. If you have not yet received it, or you are having trouble getting it from your Post Office or Trinity, please contact me at: (Enable Javascript to see the email address).

    Also, many people may be away when the registered letter arrives to their home. If this is the case, it will automatically bounce back to the post office for a short time and then to Trinity. Again, contact me if you would like it resent to your home.

    Trinity Seanad Election 2007: With Friends Like These?

    “Time to get yourself re-elected to the Seanad,” says she. “Target a section of the TCD constituency and go for it.” “Where shall I start?” I ask. “All the lefties and bearded trade unionists cross the street to avoid me. I seem to have offended them.”

    “You should have thought of that before you went seeking their votes,” says she. “Well, at least the business crew will back you.” “They will be a doddle,” I reply unconvincingly, pointing out that many Trinity College graduates have risen to the top of Irish business.

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    Trinity Seanad Election 2007: Ballot Papers to Arrive on Monday, 25th June

    I expected the ballot papers to have arrived to Trinity gradutes by now for the upcoming election. However, democracy must wait for the dinosaurs in An Post – They will not be delivering ballots until this Monday, 25th June. It should arrive by registered post then. If there is no one there to sign for your ballot paper, it may be collected from the Post Office up to 3 days later. It will then return to Trinity. Contact me (Enable Javascript to see the email address) if you have any questions or if you are unsure about the address the ballot will be sent to.

    Trinity Seanad Election 2007 – My Nominators: Willie Walsh and David McWilliams

    I am honoured to be nominated in this election by former chief executive of Aer Lingus and current British Airways boss Willie Walsh, and by journalist, economist, and best selling author David McWilliams

    Willie Walsh writes:
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    Trinity Seanad Election 2007: Watch My Interview With Pat Kenny On The Late Late Show!

    Watch my Late Late Show interview here, where I revealed my plans to undercut all the auctioneers with my new licence and where I offered NTR €10,000 to open up the Westlink toll bridge. They later told me to stuff my ten grand!

    Trinity Seanad Election 2007: A Senator Campaigns For The Underdog

    Ballot papers will be distributed to all Dublin University graduates from 19th June for the Trinity Constituency. Firstly, I must thank these graduates for allowing me the last five energetic years in the Seanad. Today you may well ask: Why should you re-elect me as an independent Dublin University Senator? Here, I shall try to respond.
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