Belfast East


General Election result, June 2001

DUP hold
Peter Robinson Democratic Unionist 15,66742.5%
Tim Lemon Ulster Unionist 8,55023.2%
David Alderdice Alliance Party 5,83215.8%
David Ervine PUP 3,66910.0%
Joe O'Donnell Sinn Fein 1,2373.4%
Ciara Farren SDLP 8882.4%
Terry Dick Conservative 8002.2%
Joe Bell Workers Party 1230.3%
Rainbow George Weiss Ind Vote 4 Yourself 710.2%

Electorate 58,455; Turnout 63.0%; Majority 7,117 (19.3%)

Swing: 1.0% to DUP from UUP; Declared: 6.03pm


General Election result, May 1997

DUP hold
P Robinson Democratic Unionist16,640 42.64%
R Empey Ulster Unionist9,886 25.33%
J Hendron Alliance Party9,288 23.80%
S Dines Conservative NI928 2.38%
D Corr Sinn Fein 810 2.08%
P Lewsley SDLP 629 1.61%
D Dougan Ind 541 1.39%
J Bell Workers Party237 0.61%
D Collins Natural Law70 0.18%

Electorate: 61,837; Turnout: 63.12%; DUP majority 6,754 (17.31%)


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