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East Antrim

Shows the general election results for East Antrim, which is a constituency in Carrickfergus. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 64,830 and a turnout of 57.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Majority
6,706
Electorate
64,830
Turnout
57.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
DUP 45.3%
Alliance 27.3%
UUP 14.7%
SF 5.7%
Con 2.8%
SDLP 2.4%
Green 1.8%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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 16,871 45.3 -12.1
Danny Donnelly  Alliance 10,165 27.3 11.7
Steve Aiken  UUP 5,475 14.7 2.8
Oliver McMullan  SF 2,120 5.7 -3.6
Aaron Rankin * Con 1,043 2.8 0.3
Angela Mulholland * SDLP 902 2.4 -0.9
Philip Randle * Green 685 1.8 1.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP Alliance UUP SF Con SDLP Green UKIP TUV UCU Oth
2005 49.6% 0.0% 26.6% 2.6% 0.0% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.8%
2010 45.9% 11.1% 0.0% 6.8% 0.0% 6.6% 0.0% 0.0% 6.0% 23.7% 0.0%
2015 36.1% 15.0% 18.8% 6.9% 1.6% 4.9% 0.0% 10.9% 5.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.3% 15.6% 11.9% 9.3% 2.5% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 45.3% 27.3% 14.7% 5.7% 2.8% 2.4% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
392 East Antrim 18.0%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
551 East Antrim 45.3%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
611 East Antrim 57.5%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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