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A Guide to Information About Northern Ireland Elections on the Internet



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Guide to Information on the Internet

This is a draft (v3) guide to resources on Northern Ireland elections that are currently (December 2003) available on the Internet.

http://www.ark.ac.uk/elections
Information on elections held in Northern Ireland. The site has been compiled by Nicholas Whyte (formerly Director of Elections / Party Organiser with the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland; currently Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Studies in Brussels). In addition to election results the site provides a brief description of electoral systems used and the reason for the elections. There are also links to a number of other pages providing details on the constituencies, the political parties, and comments on the results.

Vote 2003 Northern Ireland
The British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) guide to the Northern Ireland Assembly Election on Wednesday 26 November 2003.

BBC Vote 2001 - Northern Ireland
The British Broadcasting Corporation's (BBC) guide to the Westminster and local government elections in Northern Ireland on 7 June 2001.

Guardian Unlimited - Election 2001
The Guardian's guide to the Westminister and local government elections - contains some articles on Northern Ireland.

Electoral Office Northern Ireland

Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland

The Electoral Commission (UK)




http://www.agora.stm.it/politic/ireland.htm {external link} [Link currently not available]
This page consists of links to the home pages of political parties and political groups.

Election 2001: Belfast Telegraph Guide {external link} [Link currently not available]
The Belfast Telegraph newspaper's guide to the election on 7 June 2001.

http://britain.nyc.ny.us/bis/nireland/election.htm {external link} [Link currently not available]
This site maintained by British Information Services, the New York based information department of the British Embassy in Washington DC (an overseas post of the Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London) provides some information on Northern Ireland Westminster elections. Most of the current (April 1997) material at the site relates to the 1997 General Election with some information on the Northern Ireland political parties.

http://www.universal.nl/users/derksen/election/unking.htm {external link} [Link currently not available]
This page provides an outline of the parliamentary system in the United Kingdom. It provides basic information on the percentage share of the vote of the Northern Ireland parties and the number of Members of Parliament each party returned. There are also links to the web sites of the political parties and also various related sites.

http://www.universal.nl/users/derksen/election/ireland.htm {external link} [Link currently not available]
This page provides an outline of the parliamentary system in the Republic of Ireland and the standing of the parties in the Dáil and the Seanad.


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