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Local Government Elections (NI) Thursday 22 May 2014



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Local Government Elections (NI)
Thursday 22 May 2014

## DRAFT RESULTS ##

This page contains the DRAFT results of the District Council (local government) Elections held on 22 May 2014 .

See also:

Introduction

The Local Government elections on Thursday 22 May 2014 were held to choose 462 councillors for the new 11 District Councils in Northern Ireland. The new councils were to operate in 'shadow form' until they took on full powers and responsibilities on 1 April 2015. Voting in the election was by Proportional Representation (PR) using the Single Transferable Vote (STV) system. A total of 905 candidates took part in the contest. The election took place on the same day as the election for the European Parliament.

Summary of Northern Ireland Results

Eligible Electorate: 1,243,649
Number of Votes Cast (Turnout / Poll): 638,332
Percentage Turnout / Poll:  51.33%
Number of Invalid / Spoilt Votes: 10,261
Number of Valid Votes Cast: 627,777? [figure needs to be checked]
Percentage Valid Votes Cast: %

Party

First Preference Votes

% Valid Poll

No. of Seats

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 144928 23.09 130

Sinn Féin (SF)

151137 24.07 105

Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)

101385 16.15 88

Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)

85237 13.58 66
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 41769 6.65 32
Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) 28310 4.51 13
Progressive Unionist Party (PUP) 12753 2.03 4
Green Party 5515 0.88 4

UK Independence Party (UKIP)

9311 1.48 3
NI21 11495 1.83 1

People Before Profit Alliance

1923 0.31 1
Conservative Party 2527 0.40 0
Eirigi 1756 0.28 0

Workers' Party (WP)

985 0.16 0

Fermanagh Against Fracking

555 0.09 0

Republican Network for Unity (RNU)

502 0.08 0

Community Partnership (Northern Ireland)

388 0.06 0

Socialist Party

272 0.04 0
British National Party (BNP) 174 0.03 0

Democracy First

173 0.03 0

Independent Candidates

26682 4.25 15

Total

627777 100.00 462

 

Details of distribution of seats on the 11 District Councils

Council

DUP

SF

UUP

SDLP

APNI

Others

No.
Seats

Antrim and Newtownabbey              
Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon              
Belfast              
Causeway Coast and Glens              
Derry and Strabane              
Fermanagh and Omagh              
Lisburn and Castlereagh              
Mid and East Antrim              
Mid Ulster              
Newry, Mourne and
Down
             
North Down and Ards              

Total

             

 


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