Election for the constituency of South Down on 8 June 2017.

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of South Down, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Sinn Féin gain from SDLP by Chris Hazzard with a majority of 2,446 - 4.8% - on a turnout of 67.2%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HAZZARD, Chris SF 20,328 39.9% 11.4%
RITCHIE, Margaret SDLP 17,882 35.1% -7.2%
FORSYTHE, Diane DUP 8,867 17.4% 9.3%
MCKEE, Harold UUP 2,002 3.9% -5.4%
MCMURRAY, Andrew APNI 1,814 3.6% -0.2%

An electorate of 75,685, having a valid vote count of 50,893 and an invalid vote count of 189.

Result declared at 03:15 on 9 June 2017. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.