Lagan Valley


General Election result, June 2001

UUP hold
Jeffrey Donaldson Ulster Unionist 25,96656.5%
Seamus Close Alliance Party 7,62416.6%
Edwin Poots Democratic Unionist 6,16413.4%
Patricia Lewsley SDLP 3,4627.5%
Paul Butler Sinn Fein 2,7255.9%

Electorate 72,671; Turnout 63.2%; Majority 18,342 (39.9%)

Swing: 0.9% to UUP from Alliance; Declared: 6.08pm

On 6th January 2004 Jeffrey Donaldson announced that he was joining the DUP


General Election result, May 1997

UUP hold
J Donaldson Ulster Unionist24,560 55.43%
S Close Alliance Party7,635 17.23%
E Poots Democratic Unionist6,005 13.55%
D Kelly SDLP 3,436 7.75%
S Sexton Conservative NI1,212 2.74%
S Ramsey Sinn Fein 1,110 2.51%
F McCarthy Workers Party203 0.46%
H Finlay Natural Law149 0.34%

Electorate: 71,341; Turnout: 62.11%; UUP majority 16,925 (38.20%)

Swing from UUP to Alliance of 8.50%


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