Election for the constituency of Belfast South on 7 May 2015.

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Belfast South, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

SDLP hold by Alasdair McDonnell with a majority of 906 - 2.3% - on a turnout of 60.0%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MCDONNELL, Alasdair SDLP 9,560 24.5% -16.5%
BELL, Jonathan DUP 8,654 22.2% -1.5%
BRADSHAW, Paula APNI 6,711 17.2% 2.3%
Ó MUILLEOIR, Máirtín SF 5,402 13.9% -
MCCUNE, Rodney UUP 3,549 9.1% -
BAILEY, Clare Green 2,238 5.7% 2.7%
STOKER, Bob UKIP 1,900 4.9% -
MANTON, Ben Con 582 1.5% -
KERR, Lily WP 361 0.9% -

An electorate of 64,927, having a valid vote count of 38,957 and an invalid vote count of 183.

Result declared at 03:49 on 8 May 2015. 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.