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East
European Parliament constituency
East (European Parliament constituency) is located in European Parliament constituencies 2007
Location amongst the 2007 constituencies
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Shown within Ireland
Created 2004
MEP(s) 3
Member State Ireland
Source(s) [1]

East is a constituency of the European Parliament in Ireland. It has a population of 0.8 million and elects three MEPs using the single transferable vote system. The constituency was created in 2004 and is a successor to the old Leinster constituency. It comprises the Leinster counties excluding the counties of Dublin, Longford and Westmeath.

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2009 Election result

2009 European Election: East[1][2]
Party Candidate  % 1st Pref Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7
Fine Gael *Mairead McGuinness 25.7 110,366            
Labour Party Nessa Childers 18.3 78,338 78,914 80,145 84,198 86,654 89,355 102,220
Fianna Fáil *Liam Aylward 17.4 74,666 74,866 75,124 76,295 77,044 99,236 103,605
Fine Gael John Paul Phelan 14.4 61,851 63,590 64,169 67,972 69,608 70,846 76,960
Fianna Fáil Thomas Byrne 7.2 31,112 31,264 31,480 32,276 33,383    
Sinn Féin Kathleen Funchion 6.2 26,567 26,647 27,132 29,305 43,085 44,422  
Sinn Féin Tomás Sharkey 4.9 20,932 21,034 21,461 23,954      
Libertas Raymond O'Malley 4.3 18,557 18,728 19,396        
Independent Paddy Garvey 0.7 2,934 2,945          
Independent Jim Tallon 0.6 2,412 2,425          
Independent Micheál E. Grealy 0.4 1,514 1,523          
Electorate: 778,502   Valid: 429,249   Spoilt: 13,042 (2.9%)   Quota: 107,313   Turnout: 442,291 (56.8%)

For the 2009 election the counties of Longford and Westmeath were transferred from the East constituency to the North–West constituency.

2004 Election result

2004–2009 East constituency boundaries
2004 European Election: East[3]
Party Candidate  % 1st Pref Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7
Fine Gael Mairead McGuinness 25.2 114,249            
Fianna Fáil Liam Aylward 15.1 68,206 68,271 68,756 70,735 73,217 78,126 110,758
Fine Gael *Avril Doyle 15.3 69,511 70,056 71,159 74,429 80,523 86,220 91,046
Labour Party Peter Cassells 13.1 59,158 59,264 60,231 63,119 70,509 79,901 83,981
Fianna Fáil Séamus Kirk 10.0 45,454 45,514 46,173 47,869 49,629 53,933  
Sinn Féin John Dwyer 8.7 39,356 39,386 40,258 43,021 46,547    
Green Party Mary White 5.6 25,576 25,644 27,093 30,437      
Independent Justin Barrett 2.4 10,997 11,019 12,023        
Independent Clifford T. Reid 2.4 10,692 10,718 12,032        
Fathers Rights Liam Ó Gógáin 0.8 3,407 3,418          
Independent Seanán Ó Coistín 0.7 3,130 3,141          
Independent Eoin Dubsky 0.4 1,955 1,960          
Independent Joe Neal 0.3 1,487 1,492          
Electorate: 806,598   Valid: 453,178   Spoilt: 18,717 (3.9%)   Quota: 113,295   Turnout: 471,895 (58.5%)

*Denotes outgoing MEP

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