Sinn Fein @MaryLouMcDonald has not responded to my request for the surplus 8 unused votes her party could transfer to me. It is in her gift to allow my name on the ballot, in the same way Martin McGuinness was facilitated by Independent surplus votes in the last election #Aras18
— Gemma O’Doherty (@gemmaod1) September 25, 2018
Presidential hopeful Gemma O’Doherty (top right) is seeking the votes of 20 members of the Oireachtas to secure a nomination to contest the Presidency of Ireland before tomorrow’s deadline, including from Sinn Féin leader Mary Lou McDonald (above left with her party’s Presidential candidate Liadh Ní Riada).
More as we get it.
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