Electoral Act, 1923


Elections to Seanad Eireann.

Conduct of Seanad Elections.

43.—(1) Saorstát Eireann shall for the purpose of a Seanad election be deemed to be divided into the same constituencies (including University constituencies) as those into which it is for the time being divided for the purpose of a general election.

(2) Each elector at a Seanad election shall record his vote in the constituency in which he would be entitled to vote at a general election.

(3) Subject to the express provisions of this Part of this Act and of the Rules contained in Part I . of the Sixth Schedule to this Act every Seanad election shall be conducted in each constituency by the same persons and in the same manner as a poll in that constituency would be conducted under this Act at a general election, and accordingly Part III of this Act, so far as the same relates to the taking of a poll at a general election and is not inconsistent with the express provisions aforesaid shall, together with the Rules and forms contained in the Sixth Schedule to this Act, apply to and regulate the conduct of Seanad elections.