Belfast West


General Election result, June 2001

Sinn Fein hold
Gerry Adams Sinn Fein 27,09666.1%
Alex Attwood SDLP 7,75418.9%
Eric Smyth Democratic Unionist 2,6416.4%
Chris McGimpsey Ulster Unionist 2,5416.2%
John Lowry Workers Party 7361.8%
David Kerr Ulster Third Way 1160.3%
Rainbow George Weiss Ind Vote 4 Yourself 980.2%

Electorate 59,617; Turnout 68.7%; Majority 19,342 (47.2%)

Swing: 15.0% to SF from SDLP; Declared: 4.23pm


General Election result, May 1997

SF gain
G Adams Sinn Fein 25,662 55.93%
J Hendron SDLP 17,753 38.69%
F Parkinson Ulster Unionist1,556 3.39%
J Lowry Workers Party721 1.57%
L Kennedy Ind 102 0.22%
M Daly Natural Law91 0.20%

Electorate: 61,920; Turnout: 74.10%; SF majority 7,909 (17.24%)

Swing from SDLP to Sinn Fein of 9.70%


arrow Back to MP's index 2001
arrow Back to MP's index 1997
Last Modified: 10/22/12