Longford–Roscommon (Dáil Éireann constituency)
|Former Dáil Éireann
|County/City council||County Longford
Longford–Roscommon was a parliamentary constituency represented in Dáil Éireann, the lower house of the Irish parliament or Oireachtas from 1992 to 2007. The constituency was served by 4 deputies (Teachtaí Dála, commonly known as TDs). The method of election was the single transferable vote form of proportional representation (PR-STV).
History and boundaries
The Longford–Roscommon constituency was created under the Electoral (Amendment) Act 1990 and first used at the 1992 general election. It was one of a number of constituencies which were altered by the Electoral (Amendment) Act 2005; with effect from the 2007 general election, the Longford–Roscommon constituency was replaced by the new constituencies of Longford–Westmeath and Roscommon–South Leitrim.
|Teachtaí Dála (TDs) for Longford–Roscommon 1992–2007|
|30th||2007||Constituency abolished. See Longford–Westmeath and Roscommon–South Leitrim|
Note: The columns in this table are used only for presentational purposes, and no significance should be attached to the order of columns. For details of the order in which seats were won at each election, see the detailed results of that election.
2002 general election
|2002 general election: Longford–Roscommon|
|Party||Candidate||% 1st Pref||Count 1||Count 2||Count 3||Count 4||Count 5||Count 6||Count 7||Count 8||Count 9||Count 10|
|Fine Gael||Denis Naughten||13.4||6,660||6,686||6,722||6,921||7,076||7,431||9,506||11,614|
|Fianna Fáil||Peter Kelly||14.7||7,319||7,323||7,334||7,407||7,634||7,872||7,905||7,980||8,005||9,318|
|Progressive Democrats||Mae Sexton||9.4||4,679||4,699||4,751||4,905||5,198||5,497||5,558||6,071||6,301||8,917|
|Fianna Fáil||Michael Finneran||13.1||6,502||6,521||6,537||6,612||6,730||7,158||7,294||8,181||8,725||8,916|
|Fianna Fáil||Greg Kelly||12.9||6,430||6,471||6,490||6,670||6,897||7,014||7,740||8,459||8,687||8,862|
|Fine Gael||Louis Belton||9.6||4,762||4,767||4,788||4,921||5,037||5,193||5,705||5,832||6,215|
|Fine Gael||John Connor||7.7||3,829||3,880||3,899||4,042||4,150||4,289|
|Sinn Féin||Paul Whelan||3.4||1,673||1,686||1,702||1,872|
|Independent||Luke 'Ming' Flanagan||1.6||779||790||840|
|Labour Party||Hughie Baxter||1.3||638||640||724|
|Green Party||Catherine Ansboro||0.9||426||435|
|Christian Solidarity||Brian Lenehan||0.2||80|
|Electorate: 70,650 Valid: 49,689 Spoilt: 621 (1.2%) Quota: 9,938 Turnout: 50,310 (71.2%)|
1997 general election
|1997 general election: Longford–Roscommon|
|Fianna Fáil||Albert Reynolds||8,742||18.5||1||3|
|Fine Gael||Denis Naughten||6,652||14.1||2||7|
|Fianna Fáil||Seán Doherty||5,768||12.2||3||7|
|Fine Gael||Louis Belton||5,696||12.1||4||8|
|Fianna Fáil||Michael Finneran||4,414||9.3|
|Fine Gael||John Connor||5,104||10.8|
|Fianna Fáil||Terry Leyden||3,308||7.0|
|Progressive Democrats||Mae Sexton||2,289||4.8|
|Labour Party||Marian Gaffney||699||1.5|
|Electorate: 63,942 Valid: 47,280 Spoilt: 563 (1.2%) Quota: 9,457 Turnout: 47,843 (74.8%)|
1992 general election
|1992 general election: Longford–Roscommon|
|Fianna Fáil||Albert Reynolds||10,307||22.8||1||1|
|Fine Gael||John Connor||5,154||11.4||2||8|
|Fianna Fáil||Seán Doherty||5,788||12.8||4||9|
|Fianna Fáil||Terry Leyden||4,331||9.6|
|Fine Gael||Louis Belton||4,769||10.5|
|Fine Gael||Liam Naughten||3,633||8.0|
|Fianna Fáil||Michael Finneran||3,261||7.2|
|Labour Party||Jim Nolan||595||1.3|
|Sinn Féin||Tena O'Leary||160||0.4|
|Green Party||Peter Sweetman||103||0.2|
|Electorate: 60,709 Valid: 45,305 Spoilt: 501 (1.1%) Quota: 9,062 Turnout: 45,806 (75.5%)|
- Parliamentary constituencies in the Republic of Ireland
- Politics of the Republic of Ireland
- List of historic Dáil Éireann constituencies
- Elections in the Republic of Ireland
- "Electoral (Amendment) Act, 1990: Schedule". Irish Statute Book database. Retrieved 24 September 2010.
- "General election 1992: Longford–Roscommon". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 17 February 2009.
- "General election 1997: Longford–Roscommon". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 17 February 2009.
- "General election 2002: Longford–Roscommon". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 17 February 2009.