Wednesday 12 December 2018

Final Results

Repeal the Eighth Amendment?

Yes 66.40% 1,429,981

No 33.60% 723,632

Voter Turnout: 64.14%

  • Constituencies declared: 40/40
  • Electorate: 3,367,016
  • Votes Cast: 2,159,655
  • Votes Spoiled: 6,042


How Did Your Constituency Vote?

Final Results Constituencies declared: 40/40

Map Key

Yes 55% 50% 55% No






Constituencies with the strongest Yes/No vote

The table below shows the top five constituencies with the strongest vote for or against repealing the Eighth Amendment.

Dublin Bay South 78.49% 21.51%

Dún Laoghaire 77.06% 22.94%

Dublin Fingal 76.96% 23.04%

Dublin Central 76.51% 23.49%

Dublin Rathdown 76.10% 23.90%

Donegal 48.13% 51.87%

SUPPORT: Micheal Martin came out early to back repeal

Day we discovered Ireland's past really is a foreign country 

Last October a small group of TDs and senators from different parties came together to provide an umbrella for Oireachtas members who were in favour of repeal. The group hoped to support a mainstream campaign to deliver a referendum and a Yes vote. At the time there was concern that the referendum might not even get through the Oireachtas. If it did, they worried that those who had been at the vanguard of repeal for decades might construct a campaign that would be so focused on women's right to choose that the centre ground would be driven into the arms of the...