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North Down

Shows the general election results for North Down, which is a constituency in Ards. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 64,334 and a turnout of 60.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

IND
Independent Hold
Sylvia Hermon
Majority
1,208
Electorate
64,334
Turnout
60.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Ind 41.2%
DUP 38.1%
Alliance 9.3%
Green 6.5%
Con 2.4%
SF 1.4%
SDLP 1.0%
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 (%)
Sylvia Hermon  Ind 16,148 41.2 -8.0
Alex Easton  DUP 14,940 38.1 14.5
Andrew Muir  Alliance 3,639 9.3 0.7
Steven Agnew  Green 2,549 6.5 1.1
Frank Shivers * Con 941 2.4 -2.0
Therese McCartney * SF 531 1.4 0.6
Caoimhe McNeill * SDLP 400 1.0 0.0
Gavan Reynolds * Ind 37 0.1 -49.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Ind DUP Alliance Green Con SF SDLP Ind UKIP TUV CISTAP UCU UUP Oth
2005 0.0% 35.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 50.4% 10.8%
2010 63.3% 0.0% 5.6% 3.1% 0.0% 0.7% 2.0% 63.3% 0.0% 4.9% 0.0% 20.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 49.2% 23.6% 8.6% 5.4% 4.4% 0.8% 1.0% 49.2% 4.1% 1.9% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 41.2% 38.1% 9.3% 6.5% 2.4% 1.4% 1.0% 41.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%