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Election for the constituency of North Antrim on 7 May 2015

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

DUP hold by Ian Paisley with a majority of 11,546 - 27.6% - on a turnout of 55.2%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
PAISLEY, Ian DUP 18,107 43.2% -3.2%
GASTON, Timothy TUV 6,561 15.7% -1.1%
MCKAY, Daithí­ SF 5,143 12.3% -0.1%
SWANN, Robin UUP 5,054 12.1% -
O'LOAN, Declan SDLP 2,925 7.0% -1.8%
DUNLOP, Jayne APNI 2,351 5.6% 2.4%
HILL, Robert UKIP 1,341 3.2% -
FREEMAN, Carol Con 368 0.9% -
PALMER, Thomas Ind 57 0.1% -

An electorate of 75,876, having a valid vote count of 41,907 and an invalid vote count of 209.

Result declared at 01:51 on 8 May 2015. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

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.