Polls closed in Meath East by-election

Thursday 28 March 2013 09.20
Turnout is reported to be very low so far
Turnout is reported to be very low so far

The polls have closed in the Meath East by-election and the ballot boxes are being brought to the count centre in Ashbourne.

Overall the turnout is estimated at between 38% and 42%.

There are 11 candidates for the seat.

Counting of votes will begin at 9am tomorrow.