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North Antrim

Shows the general election results for North Antrim, which is a constituency in Ballymena. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 73,338 and a turnout of 57.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Paisley Junior, Ian
Majority
12,558
Electorate
73,338
Turnout
57.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
DUP 46.4%
TUV 16.8%
SF 12.4%
UCU 10.9%
SDLP 8.8%
Alliance 3.2%
Ind 1.4%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Paisley Junior, Ian  DUP 19,672 46.4 -8.4
Allister, Jim  TUV 7,114 16.8 16.8
McKay, Daithi  SF 5,265 12.4 -3.2
Armstrong, Irwin  UCU 4,634 10.9 10.9
O'Loan, Declan  SDLP 3,738 8.8 -3.3
Dunlop, Jayne * Alliance 1,368 3.2 3.2
Cubitt, Lyle * Ind 606 1.4 1.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP TUV SF UCU SDLP Alliance Ind UUP Oth
2005 54.8% 0.0% 15.7% 0.0% 12.2% 0.0% 0.0% 14.5% 3.0%
2010 46.4% 16.8% 12.4% 10.9% 8.8% 3.2% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
128 North Antrim 29.6%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
332 North Antrim 46.4%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
576 North Antrim 57.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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