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European election 2009



Northern Ireland elects three MEPs using the system of Single Transferrable Vote.

NORTHERN IRELAND'S FINAL ELECTION RESULT

SEATS: 3 TURNOUT: 488,891 ELECTORATE: 1,141,979
Candidate Party Status Stage
Bairbre de Brún SF Elected 1
Jim Nicholson UCUNF Elected 3
Diane Dodds DUP Elected 3

STAGE 1
Candidate Party 1st Prefs % +/- Status
Steven Agnew GRN 15,764 3.3% +2.4% Eliminated
Jim Allister TUV 66,197 13.7% -
Bairbre de Brún SF 126,184 26% -0.3% Elected
Diane Dodds DUP 88,346 18.2% -13.8%
Alban Maginness SDLP 78,489 16.2% +0.3%
Jim Nicholson UCUNF 82,893 17.1% +0.5%
Ian James Parsley AP 26,699 5.5% - Eliminated

Total valid votes: 484,572

Electoral quota: 121,144

STAGE 2
Distribution of Agnew and Parsley surplus votes
Candidate Party + Transfers New Total Status
Alban Maginness SDLP 16,325 94,814
Jim Nicholson UCUNF 11,392 94,285
Diane Dodds DUP 2,914 91,260
Jim Allister TUV 4,284 70,481 Eliminated
 
 

Non transferable votes: 7,548

STAGE 3
Distribution of Allister transfers
Candidate Party + Transfers New Total Status
Jim Nicholson UCUNF 37,942 132,227 Elected
Diane Dodds DUP 24,462 115,722 Elected
Alban Maginness SDLP 2,614 97,428

Key to parties:

AP: Alliance Party

DUP: Democratic Unionist Party

GRN: Green Party

SF: Sinn Fein

SDLP: Social Democratic and Labour Party

TUV: Traditional Unionist Voice

UCUNF: Ulster Conservatives and Unionists - New Force