Internal polls conducted by four of the main political parties show that Independent TD Mick Wallace is expected to repeat his success of 2011 by topping the poll in the Wexford constituency. Paddy Power also expects Wallace to come out on top in Wexford, with the Irish bookmaker giving him odds of 1/40 to retain his seat.
The odds also suggest that Paul Kehoe of Fine Gael and Brendan Howlin of Labour will be re-elected, with both TDs being listed at 1/10.
A full listing of the odds for the Wexford constituency can be seen below (odds correct at the time of posting).
Paddy Power favourites to be elected:
- Mick Wallace (Independent): 1/40.
- Paul Kehoe (Fine Gael): 1/10.
- Brendan Howlin (Labour): 1/10.
- James Browne (Fianna Fail): 1/5.
- Michael W. D’Arcy (Fine Gael): 1/3.
Candidates that have a good chance of being elected:
- Malcolm Byrne (Fianna Fail): 5/6.
- Ger Carthy (Independent): 6/4.
- Johnny Mythen (Sinn Fein): 5/1.
Candidates that have the odds stacked against them:
- Julie Hogan (Fine Gael): 12/1.
- Aoife Byrne (Fianna Fail): 16/1.
- Deirdre Wadding (AAA-PBP): 25/1.
- Leonard Kelly (Social Democrats): 66/1.
- Ann Walsh (Green Party): 66/1.
- David Lloyd (DDI-NCM): 80/1.
- Caroline Fox (Independent): 80/1.
- Emmet Moloney (Independent): 100/1.
Read more: Wexford election candidates.