Antrim South


General Election result, June 2001

UUP gain
David Burnside Ulster Unionist 16,36637.1%
William McCrea Democratic Unionist 15,35534.8%
Sean McKee SDLP 5,33612.1%
Martin Meehan Sinn Fein 4,1609.4%
David Ford Alliance Party 1,9694.5%
Norman Boyd NI Unionist 9722.2%

Electorate 70,651; Turnout 62.5%; Majority 1,011 (2.3%)

Swing: 10.21% to DUP from UUP; Declared: 7.08pm


By-election, 21st September 2000

DUP gain
Rev. William McCreaDemocratic Unionist11,60137.95%
David BurnsideUlster Unionist10,77935.26%
Donovan McClellandSDLP3,49611.44%
Martin MeehanSinn Fein 2,6118.54%
David FordAlliance2,0316.64%
David CollinsNatural Law490.16%
Turnout:43%; DUP majority 822

General Election result, May 1997

UUP hold
C Forsythe Ulster Unionist23,108 57.49%
D McClelland SDLP 6,497 16.16%
D Ford Alliance Party4,668 11.61%
H Smyth Popular Unionist3,490 8.68%
H Cushnahan Sinn Fein 2,229 5.55%
B Briggs Natural Law203 0.51%

Electorate: 69,512; Turnout: 57.83%; UUP majority 16,611 (41.33%)

Swing from UUP to SDLP of 8.20%


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