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Assembly Election 2017: Fermanagh-South Tyrone

The key difference between Assembly 2016 and Assembly 2017 is that only five MLAs will be elected from each constituncy. For at least eighteen MLAs and their staff, this election has come four years too early. The percentage of votes … Continue reading

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Profile: Fermanagh-South Tyrone

Candidates: DUP: Arlene Foster. Maurice (Lord) Morrow. UUP: Alastair Patterson. Rosemary Barton. Sinn Féin: Michelle Gildernew. Sean Lynch. Phil Flanagan. John Feely. SDLP: Richie McPhillips. Alliance: Kerri Blyberg. Green: Tanya Jones. Labour Representation: Damien Harris. TUV: Donald Crawford. The 2011 … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016:#11 Maurice Morrow(DUP)

Maurice Morrow (aka “Lord Morrow): Fermanagh-South Tyrone. This poster  is located at Tesco, Dungannon. Odd that there is no photograph. I like to see who I am not voting for. Morrow is an outgoing MLA and a DUP veteran.

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #8 Michelle Gildernew (Sinn Féin)

Michelle Gildernew: Fermanagh-South Tyrone. This poster is located outside Sinn Féin office in Irish Street, Dungannon. Ms Gildernew, who is from the Tyrone part of the constituency lost her seat at Westminster last year. She was dumped at the selection … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #6 Tanya Jones (Green)

Tanya Jones: Fermanagh-South Tyrone. This poster is located at Dungannon Ulsterbus Depot. Ms Jones scored a respectable 800 votes in Westminster Election.

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #1 Richie McPhillips (SDLP)

Richie McPhillips: Fermanagh-South Tyrone. This poster is at Oaks Road, Dungannon. Fermanagh-based in the SDLPs #1 target seat.

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A Tale Of Two Sinn Féin Posters

So here is an odd thing. An Election conducted on Proportional Representation. And two posters. Take Cat Seeley, one of two Sinn Féin candidates in Upper Bann. Seemingly she has been designated to get the #1s in Lurgan area. But … Continue reading

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So Many Blessings…So Many Disguise

So…just a few weeks after stating that not being selected to fight Fermanagh-South Tyrone was a “blessing in disguise”, Michelle Gildernew has generously decided to accept the nomination. This follows a specially convened Selection Convention which had only one purpose…to … Continue reading

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Fermanagh-South Tyrone: Sinn Féin Crisis

It is hard to see the Sinn Féin Convention in Fermanagh-South Tyrone as anything other than a disaster. I dont envy the SF Press Officer who has to spin this one. To recap, last May, SF were confident that Michelle … Continue reading

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Westminster Election 2015: Fermanagh-South Tyrone

The Result: A surprise. Even a shock. In 2010, Sinn Féin won with a majority of just four votes. Tactical voting by SDLP voters saw them defeat a unionist “unity” candidate.  I was actually in London for the 2010 Results, … Continue reading

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