Labour accused of running ‘Zimbabwe-style election’ after ballot count fiasco

Labour accused of running ‘Zimbabwe-style election’ after ballot count fiasco

Labour has been criticised for running a ‘Zimbabwe-style election’ after the mysterious disappearance of ballot papers which were later rediscovered and ended up reversing the result of a European Parliament selection convention.

Former Labour TD Dominic Hannigan was selected to run as the Labour candidate in Midlands North West for May’s European elections last weekend. But that was only after three recounts, the first two of which gave victory to his opponent Iverna McGowan, the...

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