PIC: Labour TD Alan Kelly and Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes are exactly tied in Tipperary after SIX counts
What are the chances of this?
Labour are struggling badly to hold onto their seats this weekend, and one of their last hopes is the party's Deputy Leader Alan Kelly who is slogging it out in Tipperary South.
His challenger for the constituency's final seat is incumbent Fine Gael TD Tom Hayes, and the two are so close after six rounds of counting that there is not a single vote between them. Not one.
After six rounds, both Tom Hayes and Alan Kelly are on 11,067...
Two candidates on same vote after sixth count: extraordinary! https://t.co/gVlr53ibB8
— Fintan O'Mahony (@levdavidovic) February 28, 2016
The talk on Twitter is that the Labour man will keep his seat, but for the two men to be on the same amount of votes after six counts is surely a first.