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Belfast North

Shows the general election results for Belfast North, which is a constituency in Belfast. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 72,225 and a turnout of 67.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

SF
Sinn Féin Gain
Majority
1,943
Electorate
72,225
Turnout
67.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SF 47.1%
DUP 43.1%
Alliance 9.8%

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 (%)
John Finucane  SF 23,078 47.1 5.4
Nigel Dodds  DUP 21,135 43.1 -3.1
Nuala McAllister * Alliance 4,824 9.8 4.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SF DUP Alliance SDLP Green WP Ind UCU UUP Oth
2005 28.6% 45.6% 0.0% 16.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.1% 2.5%
2010 34.0% 40.0% 4.9% 12.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.1% 7.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 33.9% 47.0% 7.2% 8.2% 0.0% 2.3% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 41.7% 46.2% 5.4% 4.5% 1.4% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 47.1% 43.1% 9.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
597 Belfast North 2.0%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
507 Belfast North 23.5%
650 South Down 16.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
311 Belfast North 135.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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