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East Antrim

Shows the general election results for East Antrim, which is a constituency in Carrickfergus. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 62,908 and a turnout of 60.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Sammy Wilson
Majority
15,923
Electorate
62,908
Turnout
60.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
DUP 57.3%
Alliance 15.6%
UUP 11.9%
SF 9.3%
SDLP 3.4%
Con 2.5%

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 (%)
Sammy Wilson  DUP 21,873 57.3 21.2
Stewart Dickson  Alliance 5,950 15.6 0.6
John Stewart  UUP 4,524 11.9 -7.0
Oliver McMullan  SF 3,555 9.3 2.4
Margaret McKillop * SDLP 1,278 3.4 -1.5
Mark Logan * Con 963 2.5 0.9
* 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 SDLP Con UKIP TUV UCU Oth
2005 49.6% 0.0% 26.6% 2.6% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 15.8%
2010 45.9% 11.1% 0.0% 6.8% 6.6% 0.0% 0.0% 6.0% 23.7% 0.0%
2015 36.1% 15.0% 18.8% 6.9% 4.9% 1.6% 10.9% 5.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.3% 15.6% 11.9% 9.3% 3.4% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%