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South Down

Shows the general election results for South Down, which is a constituency in Banbridge. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 75,685 and a turnout of 67.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

SF
Sinn Féin Gain
Chris Hazzard
Majority
2,446
Electorate
75,685
Turnout
67.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
SF 39.9%
SDLP 35.1%
DUP 17.4%
UUP 3.9%
Alliance 3.6%

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 (%)
Chris Hazzard  SF 20,328 39.9 11.4
Margaret Ritchie  SDLP 17,882 35.1 -7.2
Diane Forsythe  DUP 8,867 17.4 9.3
Harold McKee * UUP 2,002 3.9 -5.4
Andrew McMurray * Alliance 1,814 3.6 -0.2
* 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 UUP Alliance UKIP Con UCU TUV Green Oth
2005 25.8% 44.7% 18.3% 9.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 28.7% 48.5% 8.6% 0.0% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 7.3% 3.5% 2.1% 0.0%
2015 28.5% 42.3% 8.2% 9.3% 3.8% 7.1% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 39.9% 35.1% 17.4% 3.9% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%