The polling station notices are up around Kildare today
Turnout is at 40% in both Naas and Newbridge. A last minute rush to the polls is expected before they close at 10pm tonight.
At 3pm, the turnout in Naas was 23%. Some 29% had voted in the Patrician Primary School, Newbridge and in Kilcullen the turnout was also at 29%.
The turnout at Scoil Mhuire, Green Lane, Leixlip, was 30%.
Turnout has been rising steadily across Kildare this lunchtime and into the early afternoon.
At 12.20pm, the turnout in Sallins was 14% and at 12.30pm in Naas' Scoil Bhride it was 15%. Maynooth was 16.5% and Confey 13%, Scoil Mhuire, Ballymany, Newbridge 15%; Naas Boys National School 13.5%; Naas Convent 17%; Clane Scoil Bhride 17%; Kilcullen 17%; Aghanrds 17%.
The turnout at 1.30pm in Kilcock was 18% and in Maynooth Girls National School it was up to 22.5% at 2pm
Turnout is still low at polling stations this morning as Kildare voters go to the polls in General Election 2016.
Turnout averaged around 11% across the county as of 11.30am this morning.
Clane was slightly higher with a turnout of 13%.
Returns from Leixlip and Maynooth averaged 11%.
Keep checking back as the turnout figure will be updated during the day.
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