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South Antrim

Shows the general election results for South Antrim, which is a constituency in Antrim. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 68,244 and a turnout of 63.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Gain
Paul Girvan
Majority
3,208
Electorate
68,244
Turnout
63.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
DUP 38.2%
UUP 30.8%
SF 18.1%
Alliance 7.4%
SDLP 5.5%

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 (%)
Paul Girvan  DUP 16,508 38.2 8.1
Danny Kinahan  UUP 13,300 30.8 -1.9
Declan Kearney  SF 7,797 18.1 5.2
Neil Kelly  Alliance 3,203 7.4 -2.4
Roisin Lynch  SDLP 2,362 5.5 -2.7

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP UUP SF Alliance SDLP TUV Con UCU Oth
2005 38.2% 29.1% 11.6% 0.0% 12.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.6%
2010 33.9% 0.0% 13.9% 7.7% 8.7% 5.4% 0.0% 30.4% 0.0%
2015 30.1% 32.7% 12.9% 9.8% 8.2% 5.2% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 38.2% 30.8% 18.1% 7.4% 5.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%