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Elections 2019

Local Elections 2019

The 2019 Local Elections will take place on Friday, 24 May 2019. Polling stations will be open from 7:00am to 10:00pm.

Candidates

A freephone number (1800 805 816) will be available until close of poll on Friday 24 May to allow visually impaired voters to familiarise themselves with the candidates on the ballot paper in each Local Electoral Area.

For a list of candidates in each Local Electoral Area, see Notice of Poll for 2019 Local Elections

Mullingar LEA

Candidate

Political Party (if any)

Burke, Séamus

Aontú

Clarke, Sorca

Sinn Féin

Collentine, William Patrick

Fianna Fáil

Davitt, Aoife

Fianna Fáil

Dollard, Mick

Non-Party

Duncan, Andrew Joseph

Fine Gael

Glynn, Ken

Fianna Fáil

Heery, Gerard Joseph

Fine Gael

Lynam Sweeney, Margaret

Labour Party

Lynch, Sean

Non-Party

McDonnell, Alice

Non-Party

Murtagh, Chris

Non-Party

Scally, Mark

Labour Party

Smyth, Hazel

Green Party

 

Athlone LEA

Candidate

Political party (if any)

Coghill, P.J.

Non-Party

Dolan, John

Fine Gael

Geraghty, Imelda

Non-Party

Heavin, Louise

Green Party

Hegarty, Pádraig

Sinn Féin

Hogan, Paul

Non-Party

Jackson, Donal

Non-Party

Keena, Frankie

Fianna Fáil

Lynam, Fiona

Social Democrats

McKervey, Noel Peter

Aontú

Moran, Antony

Renua Ireland

Moran, Jamie

Non-Party

O’Brien, Michael

Non-Party

O’Rourke, Aengus

Fianna Fáil

Shaw, Alan

Fine Gael

 

Kinnegad LEA

Candidate

Political Party (if any)

Behan, Hazel

Sinn Féin

Boyhan, Patrick Joseph

Non-Party

Coyne, Shauna

Fianna Fáil

D’Arcy, Úna

Non-Party

Hill, Paddy

Fianna Fáil

Leonard, Denis

Labour Party

Loftus Dore, Becky

Fine Gael

McDermott, Frank

Fine Gael

Scally, Lorraine

Labour Party

Shaw, John

Fianna Fáil

Wallace, Emily

Fine Gael

 

Moate LEA

Candidate

Political Party (if any)

Cabdi Ní Chianáin, Searlait

Non-Party

Clear, Damien

Fine Gael

Crum, Brian

Fianna Fáil

Farrell, Thomas

Fine Gael

Judge, Peter

Sinn Féin

McCormack, Vinny

Fianna Fáil

McDaniel, Liam

Fianna Fáil

O’Brien, Michael

Non-Party

Penrose, Johnnie

Labour Party

Local Electoral Areas

A Local Electoral Area boundary commission report was published in 2018. This was adopted by Westmeath County Council in March 2019 and resulted in changes to Westmeath’s Local Electoral Area boundaries. Westmeath now has four Local Electoral Areas, listed as follows:

  • Mullingar - 6 Councillors
  • Athlone - 5 Councillors
  • Kinnegad - 5 Councillors
  • Moate - 4 Councillors

Map of County Westmeath with Local Electoral Areas and Polling Stations

Voting

The deadline to register to vote for the 2019 Local Elections is Tuesday, 7 May 2019.

All residents can vote in Local Elections, regardless of nationality. You are eligible to vote in a Local Election once you are 18 years of age, or will reach 18 on or before Polling Day (Friday, 24 May 2019). You can check the register to make sure you are registered to vote. You can also visit our page on voting and elections to find out more information and download any forms you need to register to vote or update your details.

Forms can be delivered in person to Westmeath County Council offices in Mullingar, Athlone or Castlepollard or can be posted to:

Franchise Section,

Westmeath County Council,

Áras an Chontae,

Mount Street,

Mullingar,

N91 FH4N