2000 Tipperary South by-election
A by-election was held in the Dáil Éireann Tipperary South constituency in Ireland on 22 June 2000. It followed the death of Labour Party Teachta Dála (TD) Michael Ferris (politician) on 20 March 2000.
Tipperary South shown within Ireland
The election was won by Independent South Tipperary County Councillor Séamus Healy, elected as part of Workers and Unemployed Action. The other candidates being Senator Tom Hayes standing For Fine Gael who would go on to win the 2001 Tipperary South by-election the following year, Barry O'Brien for Fianna Fáil and Ellen Ferris for the Labour Party who was Michael Ferris's window, Mary Heaney for Christian Solidarity and Raymond McInerney for Natural Law.
|2000 Tipperary South by-election|
|Party||Candidate||FPv%||Count 1||Count 2||Count 3|
|Fine Gael||Tom Hayes||26.8||8,184||10,718||13,449|
|Fianna Fáil||Barry O'Brien||22.8||6,959||8,056|
|Labour Party||Ellen Ferris||16.8||5,133|
|Christian Solidarity||Mary Heaney||2.6||784|
|Natural Law||Raymond McInerney||0.3||97|
|Electorate: 52,740 Valid: 30,576 Quota: 15,289 Turnout: 58.0%|