40 - The number of winks taken by count staff while they and everybody else waited for a result after the recount.
13 – The number of counts it took to elect five TDs for Laois/Offaly
8 – The number of counts it took to elect the first TD in Laois/Offaly
10,443 – The number of first preference votes received by poll topper Charles Flanagan
60 – The number of first preference votes received by Michael Cox
4 – The number of votes picked up by Liam Quinn after the recount he called for.
26 – The number of hours it took for that recount
1,055 – The total number of spoiled votes
2 - The candidates who exceeded the quota
1,825 – The votes between the fifth place finisher Sean Fleming and sixth place finished John Whelan
89 – The number of years since Laois/Offaly elected a Sinn Fein TD.
1961 – The year two Fine Gael candidates were the first and second at the end of the count.
4 – The number of days during which votes were counted
3 – The amount of first time TDs elected
65 – The number of hours from when the counting started to when a final result was declared
100 – The percentage of women on the ballot paper who were elected
0 – The number of Johns on the paper who were elected (Seven were listed)
1 – The number of fingertips that were lost by photographers in the vicinity of the election count.
2 – The months during which counting took place
3,546 – The number of votes Marcella Corcoran Kennedy received in transfers from Liam Quinn
68 – The number of votes John Leahy was behind John Foley after Count 9 leading to his elimination.
9 – The number of candidates who didn’t reach 700 votes
5 – The number of candidates who did not receive 400 votes.
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