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Irish local elections, 1985

The 1985 Irish local elections were held in all the counties, cities and towns of Ireland on 20 June 1985.

Results

County, city and town council seats

Party Seats ± First pref. votes % FPV[1] ±%
Fianna Fáil 648,070 45.6 +6.5
Fine Gael 422,045 29.7 -5.4
Labour Party 109,681 7.7 -4.2
Workers' Party 43,006 3.0 +0.8
Sinn Féin 46,391 3.3
Democratic Socialist 3 New 5,472 0.4 New
Waterford People's Party 1 New 1,681 0.1 New
Green Alliance 0 New 7,446 0.5 New
Communist Party 0 593 0.0
Independent 137,109 9.6 -2.1
 Total 1,421,494 100

County and City Councils

Party Seats Seats +/- First Pref. Votes First Pref. % % Change from 2004
Fianna Fáil
Fine Gael
Labour Party
Workers' Party
Sinn Féin
 Others
 Total

County councils

Authority FF FG Lab WP SF Other
Carlow 10 7 3 1
Cavan 14 10 1
Clare 17 8 7
Cork County 24 19 2 1 2
Donegal 11 9 1 8
Dublin
Galway County 17 9 4
Kerry 13 7 3 4
Kildare 10 7 5 3
Kilkenny 11 10 3 2
Laois 14 9 1 1
Leitrim 10 8 4
Limerick County 18 10
Longford 10 9 2
Louth 12 8 2 1 3
Mayo
Meath 17 10 2
Monaghan 10 7 1 2
Offaly 12 6 3
Roscommon 13 8 5
Sligo 11 9 1 4
Tipperary North 12 6 1 2
Tipperary South 14 8 3 1
Waterford County 11 10 2
Westmeath 13 5 3 2
Wexford 11 6 1 3
Wicklow

City councils

Authority FF FG Lab WP SF Other
Cork City 13 8 5 1 4
Dublin City 26 13 2 6 1 4
Galway City 6 5 1 1 2
Limerick City 5 6 1 5
Waterford City 5 4 2 2 2

Town councils

Party Seats +/-
Fianna Fáil
Fine Gael
Labour Party
Sinn Féin
 Others
 Total

References

  1. ^ "County by county first preference vote". The Irish Times. 1 July 1991. Retrieved 21 June 2011.  The first two digits of the Fine Gael total vote seem to be transposed in error, based on the other figures and percentages.
  • "1985 Local Elections". ElectionsIreland.org. Retrieved 12 September 2008. 

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