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Foyle

Shows the general election results for Foyle, which is a constituency in Derry. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 70,324 and a turnout of 65.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SF
Sinn Féin Gain
Elisha McCallion
Majority
169
Electorate
70,324
Turnout
65.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SF 39.7%
SDLP 39.3%
DUP 16.1%
PBPA 3.0%
Alliance 1.8%

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 (%)
Elisha McCallion  SF 18,256 39.7 8.2
Mark Durkan  SDLP 18,087 39.3 -8.6
Gary Middleton  DUP 7,398 16.1 3.7
Shaun Harkin * PBPA 1,377 3.0 3.0
John Doherty * Alliance 847 1.8 -0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SF SDLP DUP PBPA Alliance UUP UKIP Con Ind UCU Oth
2005 33.2% 46.3% 14.4% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.7%
2010 31.9% 44.7% 11.8% 0.0% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7% 3.2% 0.0%
2015 31.6% 47.9% 12.4% 0.0% 2.3% 3.3% 2.2% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 39.7% 39.3% 16.1% 3.0% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%