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East Antrim

Shows the general election results for East Antrim, which is a constituency in Carrickfergus. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 62,811 and a turnout of 53.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Sammy Wilson
Majority
5,795
Electorate
62,811
Turnout
53.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
DUP 36.1%
UUP 18.8%
Alliance 15.0%
UKIP 10.9%
SF 6.9%
TUV 5.7%
SDLP 4.9%
Con 1.6%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Sammy Wilson  DUP 12,103 36.1 -9.7
Roy Beggs  UUP 6,308 18.8 18.8
Stewart Dickson  Alliance 5,021 15.0 3.9
Noel Jordan  UKIP 3,660 10.9 10.9
Oliver McMullan  SF 2,314 6.9 0.1
Ruth Wilson  TUV 1,903 5.7 -0.3
Margaret Anne McKillop * SDLP 1,639 4.9 -1.7
Alex Wilson * Con 549 1.6 1.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP UUP Alliance UKIP SF TUV SDLP Con UCU Oth
2005 49.6% 26.6% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 15.8%
2010 45.9% 0.0% 11.1% 0.0% 6.8% 6.0% 6.6% 0.0% 23.7% 0.0%
2015 36.1% 18.8% 15.0% 10.9% 6.9% 5.7% 4.9% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
418 East Antrim 17.3%
650 Gower 0.1%

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: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
638 East Antrim 36.1%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
640 East Antrim 53.3%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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