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South Antrim

Shows the general election results for South Antrim, which is a constituency in Antrim. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 71,711 and a turnout of 59.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Majority
2,689
Electorate
71,711
Turnout
59.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
DUP 35.3%
UUP 29.0%
Alliance 19.1%
SF 11.4%
SDLP 5.3%

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 (%)
Paul Girvan  DUP 15,149 35.3 -3.0
Danny Kinahan  UUP 12,460 29.0 -1.8
John Blair  Alliance 8,190 19.1 11.6
Declan Kearney  SF 4,887 11.4 -6.7
Roisin Lynch  SDLP 2,288 5.3 -0.1

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP UUP Alliance SF SDLP TUV Con UCU Oth
2005 38.2% 29.1% 0.0% 11.6% 12.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.6%
2010 33.9% 0.0% 7.7% 13.9% 8.7% 5.4% 0.0% 30.4% 0.0%
2015 30.1% 32.7% 9.8% 12.9% 8.2% 5.2% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 38.2% 30.8% 7.4% 18.1% 5.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 35.3% 29.0% 19.1% 11.4% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
571 South Antrim 6.3%
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%
647 South Antrim 35.3%
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%
568 South Antrim 59.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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