Fine Gael's Michael Murphy is leading the charge in the Clonmel area after 21 boxes tallied showed him to be taking 23.3% of the vote.
He is followed by Siobhan Ambrose, Fianna Fail on 21% and Pat English, WUAG on 18%.
Those three are well ahead with the closed in fourth being Garret Ahearn with 8.9%.
Tipperary Chamber Chief Executive David Shanahan is polling poorly with 1.7%.
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