No guarantee two FF candidate strategy would have worked – Tanaiste

The Tanaiste says its not certain Fianna Fail would have won two seats in the Midlands Northwest with a two candidate strategy.


Barry Cowen, Lisa Chambers and Niall Blaney all ran for the party in the fifteen county constituency.


However Barry Cowen was the only Fianna Fail candidate who was elected, despite the party getting almost 150,000 first preference votes between the three who contested.


Michael Martin says it’s not certain the party could have another seat in Midlands Northwest…