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Local Government Elections (NI) Thursday 5 May 2011



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Local Government Elections (NI)
Thursday 5 May 2011

## DRAFT RESULTS ##

This page contains the DRAFT results of the District Council (local government) Elections held on 5 May 2011 .

See also:

Introduction

The Local Government elections on Thursday 5 May 2011 were held to choose 582 councillors for the 26 District Councils in Northern Ireland. Voting in the election was by Proportional Representation (PR) using the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system. A total of xxx candidates took part in the contest. The election took place on the same day as the election for the Northern Ireland Assembly and the Referendum on the Alternative Vote (AV) system..

Summary of Northern Ireland Results

Eligible Electorate:
Number of Votes Cast (Turnout / Poll):
Percentage Turnout / Poll:  %
Number of Invalid / Spoilt Votes:
Number of Valid Votes Cast: 660,622
Percentage Valid Votes Cast: %

Party

First Preference Votes

% Valid Poll

No. of Seats

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 179,436 27.16 175

Sinn Féin (SF)

163,712 24.78 138

Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)

100,643 15.23 99

Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)

99,325 15.04 87
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 48,859 7.40 44
Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) 13,079 1.98 6
Green Party 6,317 0.96 3
Progressive Unionist Party (PUP) 3,858 0.58 2

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

2,550 0.39 1

Irish Republican Socialist Party

2,133 0.32 0
Eirigi 2,062 0.31 0

People Before Profit Alliance

1,721 0.26 0
Conservative Party 1,321 0.20 0

Independent Republican Party

850 0.13 0

Community Partnership (Northern Ireland)

800 0.12 0

Workers' Party (WP)

760 0.12 0

Socialist Party

682 0.10 0
British National Party 491 0.07 0

Independent Candidates

32,023 4.85 27

Total

660,622 100.00% 582

Details of distribution of seats on the 26 District Councils

Council

DUP

SF

UUP

SDLP

APNI

Others

No.
Seats

Antrim

5
4
5
3
2

-

19

Ards

11
-
6
1
4
1
23

Armagh

4
6
6
5
-
1
22

Ballymena

12
2
4
2
1
3
24

Ballymoney

8
3
2
1
-
2
16

Banbridge

5
2
7
2
1
-
17

Belfast

15
16
3
8
6
3
51

Carrickfergus

8
-
4
-
3
2
17

Castlereagh

11
-
3
2
6
1
23

Coleraine

9
1
5
3
2
2
22

Cookstown

3
6
3
4
-
-
16

Craigavon

9
8
6
2
1
-
26

Derry

5
10
1
14
-
-
30

Down

3
5
3
9
1
2
23

Dungannon

6
8
4
3
-
1
22

Fermanagh

4
9
6
3
-
1
23

Larne

4
1
3
1
3
3
15

Limavady

3
6
2
3
-
1
15

Lisburn

14
5
5
3
3
-
30

Magherafelt

3
9
2
2
-
-
16

Moyle

2
3
3
2
-
5
15

Newry and Mourne

1
14
3
9
-
3
30

Newtownabbey

12
2
5
1
5
-
25

North Down

11
-
4
-
6
4
25

Omagh

3
10
3
3
-
2
21

Strabane

4
8
1
1
-
2
16

Total

175
138
99
87
44
39

582

 


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