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North Antrim

Shows the general election results for North Antrim, which is a constituency in Ballymena. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 75,657 and a turnout of 64.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Ian Paisley
Majority
20,643
Electorate
75,657
Turnout
64.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
DUP 58.9%
SF 16.3%
UUP 7.2%
TUV 6.8%
Alliance 5.6%
SDLP 5.3%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Ian Paisley  DUP 28,521 58.9 15.6
Cara McShane  SF 7,878 16.3 4.0
Jackson Minford  UUP 3,482 7.2 -4.9
Timothy Gaston  TUV 3,282 6.8 -8.9
Patricia O'Lynn  Alliance 2,723 5.6 0.0
Declan O'Loan  SDLP 2,574 5.3 -1.7

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP SF UUP TUV Alliance SDLP UKIP Con Ind UCU Oth
2005 54.8% 15.7% 14.5% 0.0% 0.0% 12.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.0%
2010 46.4% 12.4% 0.0% 16.8% 3.2% 8.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.4% 10.9% 0.0%
2015 43.2% 12.3% 12.1% 15.7% 5.6% 7.0% 3.2% 0.9% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.9% 16.3% 7.2% 6.8% 5.6% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
81 North Antrim 42.6%
650 North East Fife 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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
237 North Antrim 58.9%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
537 North Antrim 64.1%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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