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Upper Bann

Shows the general election results for Upper Bann, which is a constituency in Banbridge. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 80,168 and a turnout of 63.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
David Simpson
Majority
7,992
Electorate
80,168
Turnout
63.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
DUP 43.5%
SF 27.9%
UUP 15.4%
SDLP 8.6%
Alliance 4.5%

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 (%)
David Simpson  DUP 22,317 43.5 10.9
John O'Dowd  SF 14,325 27.9 3.4
Doug Beattie  UUP 7,900 15.4 -12.5
Declan McAlinden  SDLP 4,397 8.6 -0.4
Tara Doyle * Alliance 2,319 4.5 0.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year DUP SF UUP SDLP Alliance CISTAP WP Con UCU Oth
2005 37.5% 20.9% 25.6% 12.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.9%
2010 33.8% 24.7% 0.0% 12.7% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 25.7% 0.0%
2015 32.7% 24.6% 27.9% 9.0% 3.8% 1.0% 0.7% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 43.5% 27.9% 15.4% 8.6% 4.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%