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Expenses ranging from more that €9,000 to under €1,000 were incurred by local election candidates across Galway city’s three wards in May’s local elections. However one candidate’s campaign cost him only €39.
Independents, female candidates, and Fianna Fáil stand poised as the main winners when the votes for the 2014 Local Elections in Galway city are counted this weekend; but Labour is fearful it could be reduced to just two councillors in City Hall.
John Mulholland and Keith Finnegan recently discussed the bookmaker’s odds for all the local election candidates across the city on Galway Bay FM.
With the Galway City Council being expanded from 15 seats to 18, all parties look set to increase their representation in City Hall, with Fianna Fáil and Sinn Féin possibly benefiting most.
Labour is confident it can retain at least four of its five Galway City Council seats, but in running three candidates in Galway City Central, it is taking a high risk strategy.
by Martina Nee
Labour will select its candidates for the three Galway city wards for May’s Local Elections at a convention to be held in mid-February.
Last February, a motion was put before the Galway City Council that would see rowdy councillors punished for unruly behaviour by stopping their pay and withdrawing services.
If your surname begins with A, B, or C, you are more likely to get elected than anyone else, so new methods which eliminate this subliminal bias are called for.