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South Down

Shows the general election results for South Down, which is a constituency in Banbridge. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 79,175 and a turnout of 62.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

SF
Sinn Féin Hold
Majority
1,620
Electorate
79,175
Turnout
62.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
SF 32.4%
SDLP 29.2%
DUP 15.3%
Alliance 13.9%
UUP 6.6%
Aontú 2.5%

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 (%)
Chris Hazzard  SF 16,137 32.4 -7.5
Michael Savage  SDLP 14,517 29.2 -6.0
Glyn Hanna  DUP 7,619 15.3 -2.1
Patrick Brown  Alliance 6,916 13.9 10.3
Jill Macauley  UUP 3,307 6.6 2.7
Paul Brady * Aontú 1,266 2.5 2.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year SF SDLP DUP Alliance UUP Aontú UKIP Con UCU TUV Green Oth
2005 25.8% 44.7% 18.3% 0.0% 9.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 28.7% 48.5% 8.6% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.3% 3.5% 2.1% 0.0%
2015 28.5% 42.3% 8.2% 3.8% 9.3% 0.0% 7.1% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 39.9% 35.1% 17.4% 3.6% 3.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 32.4% 29.2% 15.3% 13.9% 6.6% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
605 South Down 3.3%
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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
507 South Down 62.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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