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Local Election 2019

Sinn Fein select unseated councillor McHugh to replace MLA

Maoliosa McHugh
Maoliosa McHugh

Sinn Fein has selected Maoliosa McHugh to replace Michaela Boyle as West Tyrone MLA.

Ms Boyle won a seat on Fermanagh and Omagh District Council last week leading her to give up her Assembly seat.

Mr McHugh, a former mayor of Derry lost his seat on the council at last Thursday's elections.

Sinn Fein's West Tyrone MP Orfhlaith Begley made the announcement on Twitter.

For a full breakdown of election results visit our Election hub and check out the results from each council: Antrim and Newtownabbey --- Ards and North Down --- Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon --- Belfast --- Causeway Coast and Glens --- Derry and Strabane --- Fermanagh and Omagh --- Lisburn and Castlereagh --- Mid and East Antrim --- Mid Ulster --- Newry, Mourne and Down

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