Gormley Calls for Electronic Voting

EXHIBITION : RTÉ COVERAGE OF GENERAL ELECTIONS

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As the count in the Dublin South East constituency drags on John Gormley of the Green Party says it is time for computerised voting.

  • Title
    Dublin South East Recount
  • 1st Broadcast
    09/06/1997
  • Contributor
    Paul Cunningham (Reporter)
  • Clip Duration
    00:01:53
  • Material Type
    Video
  • Series title
    RTÉ News
  • Clip title
    Gormley Calls for Electronic Voting
  • Extended description

    RTÉ News reports from the count centre in the Royal Dublin Society. The count is dragging on in the Dublin South-East constituency between John Gormley of the Green Party and Michael McDowell of the Progressive Democrats.

    John Gormley feels that it is time to use modern technology and use computerised voting. John Gormley went on to win the seat and become the Green Party's second elected TD (Teachta Dála) or member of parliament.

  • Information

    A RTÉ News report on the long time it was taking to get a result at the count for Dublin South East during the 1997 general election.

    Broadcast 09 June 1997

  • Local keywords
    John Gormley, Green Party, General Election 1997, Dublin South East constituency, Proportional Representation, Royal Dublin Society
  • Geographical coverage
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Topic
    Politics and Economics
  • Publisher Broadcaster
    RTÉ
  • First broadcast channel
    RTÉ One
  • Production year
    1997
  • Country of production
    IRELAND
  • Original identifier
    BN97/160
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    Rights Reserved - Free Access
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  • Item type
    part/extract
  • Item colour
    Colour
  • Item sound
    Mono
  • Aspect ratio
    4:3
  • Language used
    English (eng)
  • Original language
    English (eng)
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