Counting of the votes in the Seanad general election 2020 is complete.

On this page, find out who has been elected and see full details of each count.

Also, find out more about the five vocational panels and learn how the Seanad electoral process works.

Full count results by panel

Wed, 9 Sep

Seanad General Election 2020 Results Handbook

Seanad General Election 2020 Results Handbook (PDF)

Fri, 3 Apr

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Administrative panel

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Administrative panel (XLSX)

Thu, 2 Apr

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Industrial and commercial panel

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Industrial and commercial panel (XLSX)

Wed, 1 Apr

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Labour panel

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Labour panel (XLSX)

Tue, 31 Mar

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Agricultural panel

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Agricultural panel (XLSX)

Mon, 30 Mar

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Cultural and educational panel

Seanad general election 2020 count results – Cultural and educational panel (XLSX)

Seanad election results

Seanad election results

Get statistics and analysis of the results of the Seanad general election 2020 in this infogrpahic from the Oireachtas Library & Research Service.

Seanad electoral process

Seanad electoral process

See how the Seanad Éireann electoral process works in this one-page infographic from the Oireachtas Library & Research Service.

Who nominates candidates for election to the vocational panels?

Each vocational panel comprises two sub-panels. A certain minimum number of members must be elected for each sub-panel.

  • Nominating bodies sub-panel Each nominating body registered in respect of a panel may nominate a fixed number of candidates for that panel.
  • Oireachtas sub-panel Any four members of the newly elected Dáil or outgoing Seanad may nominate one candidate for any panel but each member may join in only one nomination.

How is the Seanad made up?

The Seanad comprises 60 members, of whom 43 are elected from panels of candidates representing specified vocational interests. A further 6 members are elected by university graduates and 11 members are nominated by the Taoiseach.

About the Seanad panels

Cultural and educational panel - 5 members
Agricultural panel - 11 members
Labour panel - 11 members
Industrial and commercial panel - 9 members
Administrative panel - 7 members
National University of Ireland (NUI) - 3 members
University of Dublin, Trinity College - 3 members
Taoiseach's nominees - 11 members

Contact details

Seanad Returning Officer

Martin Groves

(01) 618 3226

SeanadRO@oireachtas.ie

Seanad Office

Leinster House

Kildare Street

D02 XR20