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Voting starts at 7am tomorrow

Thursday, 22nd May, 2014 10:18am
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Voting starts at 7am tomorrow

The Quinn building where counting begins on Saturday

The people of Meath will go to the polls tomorrow with 140,262 residents entitled to vote in county council elections, while  137,501 have a vote in the European elections. 

There are 84 candidates battling it out for 40 seats on the newly expanded Meath County Council and 14 are contesting four seats in the giant Midlands/North/West European constituency.

Polling hours are from from 7am to 10pm and voters may be asked for a valid form of personal identification, such as a passport or driving licence along with their polling card, when they go to vote.

When polls close at 10pm tomorrow night, the ballot boxes will be conveyed to the count centre at Meath County Council’s new offices in the former Quinn building in Athlumney.

Sorting and counting of votes begins at 9am on Saturday morning.  Keep an eye on www.meathchronicle.ie for live updates throughout the weekend.



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