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Belfast East

Shows the general election results for Belfast East, which is a constituency in Belfast. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 63,495 and a turnout of 67.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Gavin Robinson
Majority
8,474
Electorate
63,495
Turnout
67.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
DUP 55.8%
Alliance 36.0%
UUP 3.3%
SF 2.1%
Green 1.3%
Con 1.0%
SDLP 0.4%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Gavin Robinson  DUP 23,917 55.8 6.4
Naomi Long  Alliance 15,443 36.0 -6.8
Hazel Legge * UUP 1,408 3.3 3.3
Mairead O'Donnell * SF 894 2.1 0.0
Georgina Milne * Green 561 1.3 -1.4
Sheila Bodel * Con 446 1.0 -1.8
Seamas de Faoite * SDLP 167 0.4 0.1
Bobby Beck * Ind 54 0.1 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP Alliance UUP SF Green Con SDLP Ind UCU TUV Oth
2005 49.1% 0.0% 30.1% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 14.7%
2010 32.8% 37.2% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 0.0% 21.2% 5.4% 0.0%
2015 49.3% 42.8% 0.0% 2.1% 2.7% 2.8% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.8% 36.0% 3.3% 2.1% 1.3% 1.0% 0.4% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%