Brian Lenihan of Fianna Fáil tops the poll in Dublin West, and becomes the first candidate elected by electronic voting in Ireland.
- Title Lenihan First Elected in Electronic Count
- 1st Broadcast 18/05/2002
- ContributorJohn Bowman (Presenter)
Bryan Dobson (Presenter)
- Clip Duration 00:05:25
- Material Type Video
- Series title Election 2002
- Clip title Lenihan First Elected in Electronic Count
- Extended description
'Election 2002' presenter John Bowman and journalist Vincent Browne are discussing the implications of electronic voting as the first result from an electronic count is about to be announced.
At 2.05am, the result in Dublin West is declared. Brian Lenihan of Fianna Fáil tops the poll, and in doing so becomes the first candidate elected by electronic voting in Ireland. Joan Burton of Labour wins back the seat she lost in 1997. Joe Higgins of the Socialist Party takes the third seat.
Shortly afterwards, Brian Lenihan offers a candidate's opinion of the electronic count.
Coverage of the general election from 'Election 2002' showing the first result from an electronic vote. 'Election 2002' was broadcast on the 17 and 18 of May 2002.
- Local keywords General Election 2002, Electronic Voting, Brian Lenihan, Joan Burton, Labour party, Joe Higgins, Socialist Party, Dublin West constituency, Fianna Fáil, Vincent Browne, Labour Party
- Geographical coverage Ireland
- Genre News
- Topic Politics and Economics
- Publisher Broadcaster RTÉ
- First broadcast channel RTÉ One
- Production year 2002
- Country of production IRELAND
- Original identifier DX91/01644
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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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