Dublin's John Horan has been elected as the new GAA President-elect at the 2017 GAA Annual Congress in Croke Park. Horan, who recently stepped down as Leinster Council Chairman after his three-year term elapsed, will become the first Dublin GAA President to hold the office since Joseph Stuart who served from 1958 to 1961, and the first native Dubliner since Daniel McCarthy (1921 to 1924).
He was elected on the first-count after polling 144 of the 278 votes cast. Result: John Horan 144, Frank Burke 46, Sean Walsh 46, Martin Skelly 22 and Robert Frost 20.
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