Here we go. Dave Ryan brings you live updates from the Election Count
Science & Engineering, Arts, Theology, Irish, LUNCH, Welfare, SEC, CSUD, President, Survey…. .Social Science TBD
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21.32- 1852 votes for Séámus out of 2419
21.30- Rob Munnelly says he is happy with both candidates
21.27- Seamus Reynolds is deemed elected on the first count. WOW
21.24. Blackboard time. Awed whispers.
21.21- Last table have just finished counting. Tension mounts at Hackstock.
21.19: Expecting first count shortly.
21.16- Yet another cameo by Solid Snake from the popular video game series Metal Gear Solid.
21.14- Spoils being contested. Room is packed.
21:04- There is a MASSIVE difference in the size of the separated first preferences.
20:59- A big thank you to Generic Dave for that slice of pizza. Bernard concurs. Jim got none.
20:56- Sorry folks, technical difficulties and such. The counting for President has begun
20.19- Lorna Deegan deemed elected, quota not met.
20.08- Forth count. Lorna up to 817, Eoin eliminated
19:57- Third count, Katie eliminated, Maeve does well on transfers. VP CSUD is on a knife edge.
19.50- Second count Transfers Lorna +27 Katie+11 Eoin+22 Maeve +10 Peter +16 84 no trans Vote
19:49- Second count, Lorna still holds the lead. Peter Quinn eliminated.
19.45- Our friend the chalkboard is back. Second count imminent.
19:44- Exact figures VP CSUD Spoils:72 Eoin:420 Lorna:624 Peter:338 Cain:127 Maeve:454 Katie:354 RON:43 TP:2432 TVP: 2360 Quota:1181
19:33- First count in. Lorna has a narrow lead, but this isn’t over yet.
19.28- Keith ‘Bazinga’ Broni stays in a manly act of defiance.
19:28: First count imminent.
19.20: Due to the amount of spoils, I believe they will be doing the first count without them to get a sub-total, then adding in the spoils that have been approved for counting. I think.
19:18- There are an awful lot of spoils.
19:16- Eoin Griffin would like it stated for the record that he is sipping.
19.12- Update from Lorna Deegan, via the Tweet box: “Havin’ the absolute bants at the election count.”. Eoin Griffin continues to pensively drain his scotch glass.
19.01- For fact fans, the hack tipple du jour is scotch. Or simply Jameson.
18.54- Spoils being contested
18:52- Everyone except candidates, tallies, and I have been kicked out. Even Keith ‘Tick Tock, It’s Keith o’ clock’ Broni is gone.
18:46- VP CSUD count underway
18.16- 15min break, then VP CSUD time.
18:14- fourth count: Mal:+221 Ailbhe:+104 218 no trans
18:13- Mal reached the quota, fact fans
18:10- Mal Callan has been elected.
18:06- Third count: Mal +93 -1010 Ailbhe +75 -697 Steve +61 -541 n.t.v 121
18:01: Steve Fleming officially eliminated, his votes distributing now. Third count figures coming imminently.
18:00: William Blumlein officially eliminated, his votes now being distributed.
17:59: RON eliminated. Second count Will + 0 -350 Mal +2 -917 Steve +0 -482 Ailbhe +4 – 622
17:54: New first count total 2112 quota 1201 will 350, mal 915 steve 482 ailbhe 618 ron 41 spoils 42
17:52: Audio update on the confusion.
17:45- Aislinn O’ Connell sums it up perfectly on the tweetbox: Tension is riding miles high as nobody has any idea what’s going on.
17.37- Confusion and mystery abounds
17.35- Steve Fleming emerges saying that 170 of his ballots have been miscounted
17.33- New Bundle found of Votes…. counting beginning now
17.30- Drama at count center. RON and Will Blumlein had been eliminated for having the lowest counts, but the whole count for VPSEC has now restarted owing to a discrepency in the numbers handed up from the counting tables
17:20- An interview with the re-elected Fiach O’ Neill
17.19- VPSEC moves to the second count http://soundcloud.com/thobiasinkblot/interview-with-fiach-post
17.18- VPSEC First Preferences: Total: 2371 Spoil: 42 RON: 47 Will: 349 Mal: 915 Steve. 399 Ailbhe: 619
17:12- While you wait for the count, and as rumours abound in the count, enjoy our latest audio update, an interview with Laura Feeney and Sorcha Vaughan
16.54- In the most creative spoil of the day, someone rated VP SEC candidates on the degree of c*ck they are.
16:50- Keith ‘Mufasa’ Broni watches on stoically as his successor is chosen.
16:49- Tallies for VP SEC are called. Spoils to be contested.
16:47- We’re back. VP SEC count us underway.
15:37- Aaaaand that’s lunch. Back in 60 kids.
15:37- Welfare & Equality First Preferences: Total: 2364 Spoil: 59 RON: 39 Fiach: 1586 Danielle: 154 Podge: 526
15:32- Fiach O’ Neill has been re-elected on the 1st count
15:30- The story so far with myself, Paudi, Shmick and Donal Fallon
14:52- Irish Language & Cultural Affairs Results: Total: 2432 Spoil: 133 RON: 164 Dean MacCearaín: 891 John Ó Liodáin: 1244
14:49- Irish Officer John O Liodain elected (hopefully spelled that semi-accurately)
14:45- Lorna claims if elected she will ‘kill ALL the seals’. You heard it here first
14:41: Spoils for Irish Officer being sorted
14:14- Social Science: RON 916, Spoils 217, Total 733, Total Valid 916, Quota 259
14:12- HISTORY IS MADE. RON WINS SOCIAL SCIENCE ELECTIONS.
14:09- Stephen Graham 64, Sean Smith 41, RON 2, Spoil 2, Total 99, Valid 97,
14:08- Stephen Graham has been elected Theology Rep.
14:06- In a comparison to the Kennedy assassination, we will all remember where we were the day RON won
14:04- Theology and Social Science tallies called. History will be made as RON is about to have his first election win at NUIM. Granted, uncontested. But still, history…….
14:00- Ryan 201 (+19), Shauna 171 (+38), Non-transferrable 67
13:58- Ryan Cahill has been elected as Science and Engineering rep
13:50- Count was Dave Flanagan 942, RON 221, Total Poll 1217, Spoils 57, Valid Poll: 1163, Quota 582
13:47: Arts- David Flanagan reaches quota, deemed elected
13:45: More on the Science and Engineering count: 439 votes. Darren: 107 Ryan: 182 Shauna: 133 RON: 17 Spoil: 18
13:42- Science & Engineering- Darren Buckley has been eliminated on the first count, no candidate has reached quota. Exact figures to follow
13.37- We’re expecting results for Science & Engineering, and Arts soon
13:06- We’re back, and in a little change to the running order, Arts and Science & Engineering will be counted first, owing to the commitments of candidates. Hans Moleman’s victory party is on hold.
13:03- The sweets have been eaten. My apples remain. Success!
12:56- Reports from inside the count suggest that we will have a higher turnout than last year.
12:41: 20 minute break, then the R.O. team will begin counting the Social Science position. #TeamHans
12:01: Former President Aengus Ó Maoláin, Via the Tweet Box “
@stobserver Keep up the good work lads, we honourary members need our fix from afar!”
11.52- Keith Broni is ‘installing his own Ulster Plantation’ according to Paudi McCarrick
11:48- Survey will be last tonight, if not tomorrow, according to the chief R.O.
11.22: Froebel tallies: President: Naoise 55, Seamus 23, RON 0, Spoils 5
Welfare: Fiach 41, Podge 22 Danielle 13, RON 1 Spoils 6
VP SEC: Will 9, Mal 30 Steve 1 Ailbhe 33 Ron 3 Spoils 7
VP CSUD: Maeve 31, Lorna 14, Eoin 13 katie 11 Cain 3 Peter 3 RON 3 Spoils 5
Irish Officer: John 48, Dean 30 RON 1 Spoils 3
Will these first preferences be any sort of indication? Christ knows.