2004 Sligo County Council election

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2004 Sligo County Council election

← 1999 11 June 2004 2009 →

All 25 seats to Sligo County Council
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Fianna Fáil Fine Gael Labour
Seats won 10 10 3
Seat change +1 -1 +1

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party Sinn Féin Independent
Seats won 1 1
Seat change - -1

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Map showing the area of Sligo County Council

Council control after election

TBD

An election to Sligo County Council took place on 11 June 2004 as part of that year's Irish local elections. 25 councillors were elected from five electoral divisions by PR-STV voting for a five-year term of office.

Results by party[edit]

Party Seats ± First Pref. votes FPv% ±%
Fianna Fáil 10 +1 12,331 37.42%
Fine Gael 10 -1 12,115 36.76%
Labour 3 +1 3,434 10.42%
Sinn Féin 1 - 2,546 7.73%
Independent 1 -1 2,529 7.67%
Totals 25 - 32,955 100%

Results by Electoral Area[edit]

Ballymote[edit]

Ballymote - 5 seats
Party Candidate FPv% Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7 Count 8
Fianna Fáil Martin Baker 19.92 1,435              
Fine Gael Gerard Mullaney 12.58 906 977 987 1,014 1,074 1,264    
Fine Gael Gerry Murray* 11.38 820 828 831 843 891 946 963 1,085
Fianna Fáil John Sherlock 10.79 777 802 863 948 998 1,116 1,124 1,269
Fianna Fáil Joe Shannon* 9.49 684 726 729 749 798 820 823 908
Fine Gael Pat McGrath 8.36 602 611 616 640 775 831 847 1,042
Fine Gael Thomas Walsh 7.77 560 593 602 628 654      
Independent Alfie Parke* 6.68 481 507 519 575 666 776 795  
Labour Tim Mulcahy 6.51 469 474 501 556        
Sinn Féin Joe Gilmartin 4.58 330 343 349          
Independent Michael Scanlon 1.94 140 142            
Electorate: 10,169   Valid: 7,204 (70.84%)   Spoilt: 76   Quota: 1,201   Turnout: 7,280 (71.59%)

Dromore[edit]

Dromore - 3 seats
Party Candidate FPv% Count 1 Count 2 Count 3
Fianna Fáil Joe Queenan* 30.92 1,254    
Fine Gael Mary Barrett* 26.50 1,075    
Fine Gael Paul Conmy* 20.22 820 927 1,036
Sinn Féin Padraig Hallinan 13.04 529 584 758
Fianna Fáil Gerry O'Connor 9.32 378 455  
Electorate: 5,793   Valid: 4,056 (70.02%)   Spoilt: 48   Quota: 1,015   Turnout: 4,104 (70.84%)

Sligo Drumcliff[edit]

Sligo Drumcliff - 6 seats
Party Candidate FPv% Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7 Count 8 Count 9
Fine Gael Joe Leonard* 18.38 1,411                
Fianna Fáil Jude Devins 15.08 1,158                
Fianna Fáil Patsy Barry* 13.55 1,040 1,157              
Labour Veronica Cawley 10.59 813 839 919 930 938 994 1,056 1,236  
Fine Gael Ita Fox* 8.32 639 699 720 727 740 855 946 1,011 1,045
Fine Gael John Peyton 7.45 572 630 639 646 654 690 745 794 809
Sinn Féin Des Skeffington 7.13 547 571 599 603 613 637 678    
Fianna Fáil Seamus Kilgannon* 6.71 515 521 525 537 540 598 762 828 849
Fianna Fáil Pádraig Branley* 5.18 398 410 418 430 445 536      
Fianna Fáil Brian McHugh 5.11 392 399 410 418 421        
Labour Brian Scanlon* 2.50 192 196              
Electorate: 12,221   Valid: 7,677 (62.82%)   Spoilt: 127   Quota: 1,097   Turnout: 7,804 (63.86%)

Sligo Strandhill[edit]

Sligo Strandhill - 7 seats
Party Candidate FPv% Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5 Count 6 Count 7 Count 8
Fine Gael Tony McLoughlin* 24.12 2,054              
Labour Declan Bree* 13.47 1,147              
Sinn Féin Seán MacManus* 13.39 1,140              
Labour Jim McGarry* 9.55 813 940 973 1,004 1,028 1,067    
Fianna Fáil Deirdre Healy-McGowan 9.03 769 915 922 930 939 981 1,010 1,217
Fianna Fáil Albert Higgins* 8.32 708 835 840 846 853 883 890 967
Fine Gael Imelda Henry 8.08 688 966 977 1,008 1,016 1,176    
Fianna Fáil Roddy McGuinn* 5.79 493 567 578 587 598 607 622 681
Fianna Fáil Francis Cadden 4.42 376 440 447 456 468 498 513  
Fine Gael Jarlath Hunt 2.44 208 360 364 375 379      
Independent Jim O'Sullivan 1.39 118 139 143          
Electorate: 13,445   Valid: 8,514 (63.32%)   Spoilt: 189   Quota: 1,065   Turnout: 8,703 (64.73%)

Tobercurry[edit]

Tobercurry - 4 seats
Party Candidate FPv% Count 1 Count 2 Count 3 Count 4 Count 5
Independent Margaret Gormley* 32.56 1,790        
Fianna Fáil Aidan Colleary* 16.68 917 984 1,116    
Fine Gael Michael Fleming* 14.08 742 911 1,011 1,277  
Fianna Fáil Jerry Lundy 10.35 659 743 846 971 1,030
Fine Gael Brendan Kivlehan 8.50 606 730 780 876 994
Fine Gael Joe Cawley* 8.07 412 516 576    
Fianna Fáil Kieran O'Dowd 7.56 372 514      
Electorate: 7,418   Valid: 5,498 (74.12%)   Spoilt: 76   Quota: 1,100   Turnout: 5,574 (75.14%)

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Preceded by
1999 Sligo County Council election
Sligo County Council elections Succeeded by
2009 Sligo County Council election