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Northern Ireland election
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Last Updated: Friday, 9 March, 2007, 13:17 GMT
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RESULTS AT A GLANCE
Party SDLP SF DUP UUP
Members 2211
After 6 of 6 elected.

RESULTS IN DETAIL
Candidate Party Status Count Votes* %
Caitriona Ruane SF Elected 7 6,334 13.7
Margaret Ritchie SDLP Elected 8 5,838 12.7
PJ Bradley SDLP Elected 9 5,652 12.3
Jim Wells DUP Elected 10 5,542 12.0
Willie Clarke SF Elected 8 5,138 11.1
John McCallister UUP Elected 11 4,447 9.6
Michael Carr SDLP Eliminated 12 2,972 6.4
Eamonn McConvey SF Eliminated 7 2,662 5.8
William Burns DUP Eliminated 9 2,611 5.7
Ciaran Mussen GP Eliminated 6 1,622 3.5
Henry Reilly UKIP Eliminated 5 1,229 2.7
David Griffin AP Eliminated 4 691 1.5
Martin Cunningham IND Eliminated 4 434 0.9
Nelson Wharton UKUP Eliminated 4 424 0.9
Peter Bowles Con Eliminated 3 391 0.8
Malachi Curran LP Eliminated 2 123 0.3
Total valid vote 46,110 64.3
Turnout 46,623 65.0
 
Quota 6,588 Electorate 71,704

RESULTS BY PARTY
Party Seats Seats +/- Votes* Votes % +/-%
SDLP 2 0 14,462 31.4 -3.7
SF 2 0 14,134 30.7 +4.2
DUP 1 0 8,153 17.7 +2.7
UUP 1 0 4,447 9.6 -8.6
GP 0 0 1,622 3.5 +1.8
UKIP 0 1,229 2.7
AP 0 0 691 1.5 +0.4
UKUP 0 0 424 0.9 +0.4
Con 0 391 0.8
LP 0 123 0.3
OTH 0 0 434 0.9 +0.6

SOUTH DOWN 2003 RESULTS
Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-% Members
SDLP 2 -1 15,922 35.1 -10.2 PJ Bradley, M Ritchie
SF 2 1 12,007 26.5 11.4 C Ruane, W Clarke
UUP 1 0 8,253 18.2 3.8 D Nesbitt
DUP 1 0 6,789 15 5.6 J Wells
GRN 0 0 799 1.8 1.8
NIWC 0 0 565 1.3 -2
AP 0 0 489 1.1 -1.8
UKUP 0 0 245 0.5 -4.5
IND 0 0 162 0.4 0.4
WP 0 0 115 0.3 0
*First preference votes




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