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President elect Rachel Breslin celebrates her victory

8.03pm: 

Apologies for the missing coverage during the website crash. Full details of each result will be published in forthcoming articles.

Thank you for staying with the College Tribune throughout the day and stick with us for details of the Campaigns and Communications race.

18.22pm:

Returning Officer and two representatives from both campaigns will begin the recount.

18.10pm:

Paddy Guiney has been elected. Atkinson has called for a recount.

 

Rachel Breslin and her campaign manager Stephen

 

Current President Pat de Brún speaks about the passed Constitution
Future Ents Officer Eoin Heffernan addresses the crowd

5.00pm:

After transferable votes, cheap the Education total stands at:

Comer (+264): 2042

Geoghegan (+278): 1744

There were 77 nontransferable votes. Neither candidate reached the quota of 2199; Shane Comer has been elected by default the Education Vice-President of 2012/13.

4.50pm:

Karl Gill and Aisling Sheerin have been eliminated from the Campaigns and Communications race.

After transferable votes totals stand at:

Atkinson (+3): 1505

Gill (+4): 596

Guiney (+2): 1609

Sheerin (+6): 680

There were 77 non-transferable votes.

Sheerin and Gill have been eliminated as neither of them reached the quota of 2234.

4.42pm:

Micheál Gallagher has been elected Welfare Officer

Gallagher's team celebrates

4.35pm:

The total valid votes for the Welfare race in the first count was 4424; the quota was 2213.

Enda Conway received 2051 votes.

Micheál Gallagher polled 2187.

RON recived 186.

RON has been eliminated.

4.23pm:

The quota for the Presidential race was 2185.

Total votes polled for Rachel Beslin were 3744 – exceeding the quota by 1159.

Speaking to the College Tribune, generic Breslin said that she was delighted, troche “I’m very humbled by it … it’s going to be a mountain to climb but i do think we’re going to be able to do it and I look forward to it.”

Asked about the low Re-Open Nominations total, Breslin stated that she respects that people may have preferred more options but she hopes to prove herself worthy over the year.

4.15pm:

Results from Health Science –

President:

Breslin – 479

RON – 78

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 187

Gill – 59

Guiney – 227

Sheerin – 69

RON –  10

Ents:

Heffernan – 466

RON – 67

Welfare:

Conway – 226

Gallagher – 293

RON – 18

Education:

Comer – 202

Geoghegan  – 198

Wolohan – 123

RON – 14

Referendum:

Yes – 385

No – 104

3.37pm:

The College Tribune asked James Atkinson if he is still confident that he can take the lead: “Yeah, absolutely. Looking at transfers at the minute and I think I did well in Health Sciences. I’m not counting my chickens … it’s going to be extremely tight”.

3.31pm:

Results for All Schools (Wednesday) –

President:

Breslin – 466

RON – 57

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 171

Gill – 74

Guiney – 206

Sheerin – 77

RON –  9

Ents:

Heffernan – 457

RON – 54

Welfare:

Conway – 291

Gallagher – 216

RON – 16

Education:

Comer – 198

Geoghegan  – 170

Wolohan – 126

RON – 23

Referendum:

Yes – 356

No – 126

3.25pm:

Current totals –

President:

Breslin – 2903

RON – 499

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 1144

Gill – 459

Guiney – 1181

Sheerin – 535

RON – 73

Ents:

Heffernan – 2853

RON – 436

Welfare:

Conway – 1594

Gallagher – 1678

RON – 132

Education:

Comer – 1378

Geoghegan  – 1095

Wolohan – 667

RON – 199

Referendum:

Yes – 2086

No – 875

3.11pm:

Arts Box 1:

Returning Officer Morgan Shelly announcing Arts 1
Returning Officer Morgan Shelly announcing Arts 1

Breslin – 430

RON – 111

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 125

Gill – 140

Guiney – 182

Sheerin – 99

RON – 9

Ents:

Heffernan – 453

RON – 83

Welfare:

Conway – 266

Gallagher – 312

RON – 28

Education:

Comer – 221

Geoghegan  – 197

Wolohan – 96

RON – 34

Referendum:

Yes – 323

No – 119

2.53pm:

Gallagher (on taking the lead by 38 votes) – “I’m happy but I don’t know the way some faculties are going to go”.

2.24pm:

President:

Breslin – 408

RON – 61

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 119

Gill – 48

Guiney – 250

Sheerin – 44

RON – 13

Ents:

Heffernan – 416

RON – 50

Welfare:

Conway – 149

Gallagher – 305

RON – 20

Education:

Comer – 333

Geoghegan  – 84

Wolohan – 42

RON – 17

Referendum:

Yes – 325

No – 109

Ronan Coveny and Matthew Costello predict the outcomes on Belfield FM.

2.11pm:

Results from Science allegedly bad for Atkinson and Geoghegan.

2.09pm:

James Atkinson – “Swings and roundabouts, it’s like a roller-coaster really because I had done so well in Quinn and then lost Science by a bit and now it’s just anyone’s game. It’ll come down to health sciences”.

Micheal Gallagher“[Pollings] gone fairly bad so far, I got some good news from Arts this morning”.

Paddy Guiney – “I’m enjoying it so far, a lot of big buildings set to be announced so we’ll see. I’m cautiously optimistic”.

2.07pm:

Shane Comer – “It’s pretty neck and neck between myself and Sam, Patrick’s doing well but it looks like it’s going to finish up between myself and Sam … toss of a coin at this stage”.

1.55pm:

Arts Box 2:

President:

Breslin – 492

RON – 90

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 253

Gill – 142

Guiney – 180

Sheerin – 120

RON – 9

Ents:

Heffernan – 487

RON – 92

Welfare:

Conway – 193

Gallagher – 372

RON – 28

Education:

Comer – 208

Geoghegan  – 204

Wolohan – 132

RON – 41

Referendum:

Yes – 361

No – 194

1.33pm:

Results from Quinn –

President:

Breslin – 402

RON – 44

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 253

Gill – 24

Guiney – 121

Sheerin – 57

RON – 9

Ents:

Heffernan – 411

RON – 43

Welfare:

Conway – 249

Gallagher – 199

RON – 13

Education:

Comer – 157

Geoghegan  – 168

Wolohan – 100

RON – 26

Referendum:

Yes – 271

No – 123

1.23pm: 

Results from Quinn to be announced in a few minutes.

1.02pm:

Total so far:

President:

Breslin – 1073

RON – 193

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 496

Gill – 105

Guiney – 448

Sheerin – 215

RON – 33

Ents:

Heffernan – 1086

RON – 168

Welfare:

Conway – 737

Gallagher – 490

RON – 63

Education:

Comer – 459

Geoghegan  – 445

Wolohan – 197

RON – 81

Referendum:

Yes – 806

No – 330

12.48pm: 

Opened so far:

All Schools (Thurs)

Carysfort

Engineering

Richview & Newstead

Roebuck

Veterinary

12.20pm:

Agriculture:

President:

Breslin – 157

RON – 27

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 90

Gill – 8

Guiney – 53

Sheerin – 36

RON – 5

Ents:

Heffernan – 171

RON – 15

Welfare:

Conway – 122

Gallagher – 60

RON – 8

Education:

Comer – 63

Geoghegan  – 55

Wolohan – 56

RON – 10

Referendum:

Yes – 96

No – 56

11.55am: 

President:

Breslin – 916

RON – 176

Campaigns and Communications:

Atkinson – 406

Gill – 97

Guiney – 395

Sheerin – 176

RON – 27

Ents:

Heffernan – 1,025

RON – 153

Welfare:

Conway – 614

Gallagher – 429

RON – 52

Education:

Comer – 406

Geoghegan  – 380

Wolohan – 241

RON – 71

Referendum:

Yes710

No – 274

11.30am: Good morning and welcome to our live coverage of the SU election count. We will be blogging live throughout the day from the Astra Hall in the UCD student centre where the count is taking place.

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