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This Donegal election candidate has agreed to go on a date with a voter

But on one condition.

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YOU MIGHT WELL know Donegal General Election candidate Tim Jackson from his prominent placing on the Irish Election Rides Tumblr.

And it seems that his looks are not going unnoticed by the voters.

Local woman Kirsty showered him with praise on his Facebook page last week

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At the weekend, Tim finally got back to her with this reply:

Ah now, give me your No.1 anyways sure

Fair enough.

But Kirsty wanted something else first:

Tim I’l give u a No. 1 if you take me for a drink first

Things JUST got interesting.

Tim was understandably wary of such a deal

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But, yesterday, he finally said yes to the date – with one condition

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He wrote:

Hi Kirsty, my campaign manager says I can only go on the date if we get the page up to 4000 likes by Thursday. We are at around 2000 now…don’t let me down…see you Thursday evening hopefully? Tim

Could this be the love story this general election has been calling out for? We’ll have to wait and see.

Given Tim’s Facebook page was at around 2,000 likes when he posted his comment and it now stands at over 2,700 – this could definitely happen.


Written by David Elkin and posted on

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