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Westminster By-Election (NI)
Thursday 15 June 1995



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Westminster By-Election (NI)
Thursday 15 June 1995

The following is a first draft (v1) of the results of the 1995 Westminster By-Election held in Northern Ireland on Thursday 15 June 1995.

Introduction

The by-election was called following the death on 20 March 1995 of the sitting Member of Parliament James Kilfedder.

Summary of Results

Electorate: 70,872
Total valid vote:
Spoiled votes:
Percentage turnout: 38.75%

Party
Votes
% Valid Poll
Robert McCartney, United Kingdom Unionist Party (UKU)
10,124
(37.0%)
Alan McFarland, Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
7,232
(26.4%)
Oliver Napier, Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
6,970
(25.4%)
Independent Unionist (Ind. U.)
2,170
(7.9%)
Conservative Party (Cons)
583
(2.1%)
Free Para Lee Clegg
108
(0.4%)
Ulster's Independence Voice
101
(0.4%)
Natural Law Party (NLP)
100
(0.4%)
Total


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