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Westminster General Election (NI) Thursday 8 June 2017

This page contains the results of the 8 June 2017 Westminster General Election.
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Introduction

This page contains the results from the 18 Northern Ireland constituencies where the 2017 Westminster General Election was contested. 109 people (down from 138 in 2015) stood for election to the 18 Westminster seats.  Voting in the election was by the 'first past the post' method. The election took place on Thursday 8 June 2017 between 7.00 am and 10.00 pm and counting was carried out overnight.

The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI), the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP), and Sinn Féin (SF), each contested all 18 constituencies. The Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) did not contest Fermanagh and South Tyrone so as to give the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) an improved chance of retaining the seat. The UUP did not contest Beflast North - to assist the DUP candidate - or Belfast West or North Down. This general election was not a full test of the individual electoral support for the DUP and UUP.

The DUP won 10 seats, Sinn Féin won 7 seats, and one seat was won by an independent unionist candidate. Both the SDLP and the UUP lost their Westminster seats.

There were changes to the boundaries of the constituencies between the Westminster election in 1992 and the election in 1997. These changes resulted in one additional constituency and also affected most of the previous 17 constituencies. While comparisons between the results in 2015, 2010, 2005, 2001, and 1997 are possible, direct comparision with earlier elections are not.

 


DRAFT Summary of Northern Ireland Results

Eligible Electorate: 1,242,698
Number of Votes Cast (Turnout / Poll): 815,245
Percentage Turnout / Poll: 65.60%
Number of Invalid / Spoilt Votes: 3,062
Number of Valid Votes Cast: 812,183
Percentage Valid Votes Cast: % 65.36%


Northern Ireland

Party / Independent Candidate

Seats

Valid Votes

%share

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)

10 292,316 35.99
Sinn Féin (SF) 7 238,915 29.42
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 0 95,419 11.75
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 0 83,280 10.25
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 0 64,553 7.95
Independent unionist 1 16,148 1.99
Green Party (GP) 0 7,452 0.92
People Before Profit Alliance (PBPA) 0 5,509 0.68
Conservative Party (CP) 0 3,895 0.48
Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) 0 3,282 0.40
The Workers Party (WP) 0 708 0.09
Citizens Independent Social Thought Alliance 0 393 0.05
Independents 0 313 0.04

Total

18

812,183

100.00

Spoilt Votes

 

3,062

 

Electorate

Turnout

%turnout

1,242,698 815,245 65.60


 

Constituencies won by each of the political parties

18 Constituency DRAFT Results


East Antrim

Candidate Party Votes %share

 

Wilson, Sammy Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 21,873 57.34  
Dickson, Stewart Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 5,950 15.60  
Stewart, John Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 4,524 11.86  
McMullan, Oliver Sinn Féin (SF) 3,555 9.32  
McKillop, Margaret Anne Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 1,278 3.35  
Logan, Mark Conservative Party (CP) 963 2.52  
Total Valid Votes 38,143 100.00

 

Spoilt Votes

126

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

62,908 38,269 60.83 17,349


North Antrim

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Paisley, Ian R K Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 28,521 58.85  
McShane, Cara Sinn Féin (SF) 7,878 16.26  
Minford, Jackson Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 3,482 7.19  
Gaston, Timothy Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) 3,282 6.77  
O'Lynn, Patricia Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 2,723 5.62  
O'Loan, Declan Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 2,574 5.31  
Total Valid Votes 48,460 100.00

 

Spoilt Votes

120

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

75,657 48,580 64.21 20,643


South Antrim

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Girvan, Paul Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 16,508 38.24  
Kinahan, Danny Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 13,300 30.81  
Kearney, Declan Sinn Féin (SF) 7,797 18.06  
Kelly, Neil Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 3,203 7.42  
Lynch, Roisin Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 2,362 5.47  
Total Valid Votes 43,170 100.00

Spoilt Votes 122

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

68,244 43,292 63.44 3208


Belfast East

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Robinson, Gavin Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 23,917 55.76  
Long, Naomi Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 15,443 36.01  
Legge, Hazel Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 1,408 3.28  
O'Donnell, Mairéad Sinn Féin (SF) 894 2.08  
Milne, Georgina Green Party (GP) 561 1.31  
Bodel, Shelia Conservative Party (CP) 446 1.04  
de Faoite, Séamas Michael Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 167 0.39  
Beck, Bobby Independent 54 0.13  
Total Valid Votes 42,890 100.00

Spoilt Votes 104

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

63,495 42,994 67.71 8,474


Belfast North

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Dodds, Nigel Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 21,240 46.24  
Finucane, John Sinn Féin (SF) 19,159 41.71  
McAuley, Martin Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 2,058 4.48  
Nelson, Sam Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 2,475 5.39  
Weir, Gemma The Workers Party (WP) 360 0.78  
O'Hara, Malachai George Green Party (GP) 644 1.40  
Total Valid Votes 45,936

Spolit Votes 171

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

68,249 46,107 67.56 2081


Belfast South

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Little Pengelly, Emma Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 13,299 30.43  
McDonnell, Alasdair Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 11,303 25.86  
Bradshaw, Paula Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 7,946 18.18  
Ó Muilleoir, Máirtin Sinn Féin (SF) 7,143 16.34  
Bailey, Clare Green Party (GP) 2,241 5.13  
Henderson, Michael Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 1,527 3.49  
Salier, Clare Conservative Party (CP) 246 0.56  
Total Valid Votes 43,705 100.00

Spoilt Votes 146

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

66,105 43,851 66.34 1,996


Belfast West

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Maskey, Paul Sinn Féin (SF) 27,107 66.71  
McCoubrey, Frank Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 5,455 13.43  
Carroll, Gerry People Before Profit Alliance (PBPA) 4,132 10.17  
Attwood, Tim Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 2,860 7.04  
Eastwood, Sorcha Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 731 1.80  
Campbell, Conor The Workers Party (WP) 348 0.86  
Total Valid Votes 40,633 100.00

190

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

62,423 40,823 65.40 21652


North Down

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Hermon, Sylvia Independent 16,148 41.21  
Easton, Alex Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 14,940 38.13  
Muir, Andrew Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 3,639 9.29  
Agnew, Steven Green Party (GP) 2,549 6.51  
Shivers, Frank Conservative Party (CP) 941 2.40  
McCartney, Therese Sinn Féin (SF) 531 1.36  
McNeill, Caoimhe Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 400 1.02  
Reynolds, Gavan Independent 37 0.09  
Total Valid Votes 39,185 100.00

Spoilt Votes 83

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

64,334 39,268 61.04 1208


South Down

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Hazzard, Chris Sinn Féin (SF) 20,328 39.94  
Ritchie, Margaret Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 17,882 35.14  
Forsythe, Diane Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 8,867 17.42  
McKee, Harold Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 2,002 3.93  
McMurray, Andrew Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 1,814 3.56  
Total Valid Votes 50,893 100.00

Spoilt Votes 189

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

75,685 51,082 67.49 2446


Fermanagh and South Tyrone

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Michelle, Gildernew Sinn Féin (SF) 25,230 47.18  
Elliott, Tom Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 24,355 45.54  
Garrity, Mary Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 2,587 4.84  
Campbell, Noreen Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 886 1.66  
Jones, Tanya Green Party (GP) 423 0.79  
Total Valid Votes 53,481 100.00

Spoilt Votes 233

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

70,601 53,714 76.08 875


Foyle

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

McCallion, Elisha Sinn Féin (SF) 18,256 39.72  
Durkan, Mark Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 18,087 39.35  
Middleton, Gary Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 7,398 16.09  
Harkin, Shaun People Before Profit Alliance (PBPA) 1,377 3.00  
Doherty, John Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 847 1.84  
Total Valid Votes 45,965 100

Spoilt Votes 171

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

70,324 46,136 65.60 169


Lagan Valley

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Donaldson, Jeffrey Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 26,762 59.57  
Butler, Robbie Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 7,533 16.77  
McIntyre, Aaron Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 4,996 11.12  
Catney, Pat Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 3,384 7.53  
Russell, Jacqui Sinn Féin (SF) 1,567 3.49  
Orr, Jonny Independent 222 0.49  
Nickels, Ian Conservative Party (CP) 462 1.03  
Total Valid Votes 44,926 100

Spoilt Votes 118

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

72,380 45,044 62.23 19229


East Londonderry

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Campbell, Gregory Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 19,723 48.07  
Nicholl, Dermot Sinn Féin (SF) 10,881 26.52  
Quigley, Stephanie Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 4,423 1340.30  
Holmes, Richard John Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 3,135 2528.23  
McCaw, Chris Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 2,538 6.19  
St Clair-Legge, Elizabeth Conservative Party (CP) 330 0.80  
Total Valid Votes 41,030 100.00

Spoilt Votes 248

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

67,038 41,278 61.57 8,842


Mid Ulster

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Molloy, Francie Sinn Féin (SF) 25,455 54.51  
Buchanan, Keith Alexander Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 12,565 26.91  
Quinn, Malachy Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 4,563 9.77  
Glasgow, Mark Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 3,017 6.46  
Watson, Fay Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 1,094 2.34  
Total Valid Votes 46,694 100.00

Spolit Votes 281

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

68,485 46,975 68.59 12,890


Newry and Armagh

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Brady, Mickey Sinn Féin (SF) 25,666 47.90  
Irwin, William Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 13,177 24.59  
McNulty, Justin Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 9,055 16.90  
Nicholson, Sam Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 4,425 8.26  
Coade, Jackie Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 1,256 2.34  
Total Valid Votes 53,579 100.00

Spoilt Votes 321

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

78,266 53,900 68.87 24410


Strangford

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Shannon, Jim Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 24,036 62.03  
Armstrong, Kellie Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 5,693 14.69  
Nesbitt, Mike Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 4,419 11.40  
Boyle, Joe Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 2,404 6.20  
Murphy, Carole Sinn Féin (SF) 1,083 2.79  
Bamford, Ricky Green Party (GP) 607 1.57  
Hiscott, Claire Conservative Party (CP) 507 1.31  
Total Valid Votes 38,749 100.00

Spoilt Votes 77

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

64,327 38,826 60.36 18,343


Upper Bann

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

Simpson, David Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 22,317 43.54  
O'Dowd, John Sinn Féin (SF) 14,325 27.95  
Beattie, Doug Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 7,900 15.41  
McAlinden, Declan Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 4,397 8.58  
Doyle, Tara Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 2,319 4.52  
Total Valid Votes 51,258 100.00

Spoilt Votes 173

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

80,168 51,431 64.15 7,992

 


West Tyrone

Candidate Party

Votes

%share

 

McElduff, Barry Sinn Féin (SF) 22,060 50.73  
Buchanan, Thomas Ernest Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) 11,718 26.95  
McCrossan, Daniel Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) 5,635 12.96  
Clarke, Alicia Rosalind Jayne Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) 2,253 5.18  
Donnelly, Stephen Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) 1,000 2.30  
McClean, Ciaran Green Party (GP) 427 0.98  
Brown, Barry Citizens Independent Social Thought Alliance 393 0.90  
Total Valid Votes 43,486 100.00

Spoilt Votes 189

Electorate Turnout %turnout Majority

64,009 43,675 68.23 10,342

 

Sources:

  • Electoral Office of Northern Ireland (EONI) Web site Opens a new browser window.
  • BBC News Web site - Election 2017 Opens a new browser window.
  • Various newspapers


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