Northern Ireland local government elections, 2001


Northern Ireland local government elections, 2001
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Elections for local government were held in Northern Ireland on 7 June 2001 along with the 2001 general election across the entire United Kingdom.

Contents

Results

Overall

Party[1] Councillors Votes
Change Total  % share Total
Ulster Unionist -31 154 23 181,336
Democratic Unionist +40 131 21 169,477
Sinn Féin +34 108 21 163,269
SDLP -3 117 19 153,424
Independent +8 34 7 51,997
Alliance -13 28 5 40,443
Progressive Unionist -3 4 2 12,261
UK Unionist -2 2 1 4,763
NI Women's Coalition 0 1 0.4 3,301
United Unionist +2 2 0.3 2,648
Conservative -3 0 0.3 1,985
NI Unionist 0 0 0.2 1,818
Workers' Party 0 0 0.2 1,421
Independent Community -2 0 0.2 1,247
Newtownabbey Ratepayers -1 1 0.1 1,039
Ulster Third Way 0 0 0.0 28

By council

Antrim

Ards

Armagh

Ballymena

Banbridge

Belfast

Court[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Democratic Unionist Eric Smyth 2,605
Independent Frank McCoubrey 1,732
Ulster Unionist Chris McGimpsey 1,527
Progressive Unionist Hugh Smyth 1,336
Progressive Unionist Plum Smith 813
Ulster Unionist Fred Cobain 722
Democratic Unionist Elaine McMillen 720
Sinn Féin Mick Conlon 269
Ulster Third Way David Kerr 28
Turnout 10,085
Democratic Unionist gain from Ulster Unionist
Independent gain from Ulster Democratic
Pottinger[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Democratic Unionist Sammy Wilson 3,918
Ulster Unionist Reg Empey 3,097
Progressive Unionist David Ervine 1,582
Sinn Féin Joseph O'Donnell 1,264
Alliance Mervyn Jones 693
Democratic Unionist May Campbell 577
Ulster Unionist Margaret Clarke 559
SDLP Leo Van Es 459
Independent John Bushell 218
Democratic Unionist Harry Toan 205
Workers' Party Joseph Bell 129
Progressive Unionist Robin Stewart 127
UK Unionist David Fairfield 74
Conservative Jason Docherty 66
Turnout 13,426
Sinn Féin gain from Alliance
Victoria[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Ulster Unionist Ian Adamson 3,286
Alliance David Alderdice 3,119
Democratic Unionist Wallace Browne 2,492
Ulster Unionist Jim Rodgers 2,322
Democratic Unionist Robin Newton 1,469
Democratic Unionist Margaret McKenzie 783
Independent Danny Dow 746
Alliance Naomi Long 729
Progressive Unionist Robert Moorehead 697
Ulster Unionist Alan Crowe 582
SDLP Ciara Patricia Farren 305
Conservative Peter Gray 239
Independent Sammy Walker 114
Independent Billy Hands 15
Independent Lawrence John 11
Turnout 14,806
Ulster Unionist gain from Independent Unionist
Balmoral[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
SDLP Carmel Hanna 3,077
Ulster Unionist Margaret Crooks 2,276
Ulster Unionist Bob Stoker 2,032
Alliance Tom Ekin 1,684
Democratic Unionist Ruth Patterson 1,377
Sinn Féin Stiofán Long 1,349
SDLP Catherine Molloy 987
Progressive Unionist Tom Morrow 424
Ulster Unionist John Hiddleston 411
Turnout 13,873
No change
Castle[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Democratic Unionist Nigel Dodds 3,949
SDLP Alban Maginness 2,520
Sinn Féin Danny Lavery 1,991
Ulster Unionist David Browne 1,550
SDLP Pat Convery 1,403
Alliance Tom Campbell 984
Democratic Unionist Ian Crozier 759
Progressive Unionist Janet Carson 352
NI Women's Coalition Elizabeth McCullough 253
Independent David Mahood 178
Independent Sandy Blair 109
Workers' Party Marcella Delaney 84
Turnout 14,497
Democratic Unionist gain from Ulster Unionist
Social Democratic and Labour gain from Alliance
Oldpark[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Sinn Féin Gerard Brophy 2,755
Sinn Féin Margaret McCleneghan 2,467
Democratic Unionist Nelson McCausland 2,392
SDLP Martin Morgan 1,932
Progressive Unionist Billy Hutchinson 1,516
Sinn Féin Kathy Stanton 1,298
Ulster Unionist Fred Proctor 1,116
SDLP Joleen Connolly 1,114
Sinn Féin Eoin O'Broin 957
Independent James Bates 209
Alliance Thomas McCullough 160
Independent Rene Greig 59
Turnout 16,662
Democratic Unionist gain from Ulster Unionist
Laganbank[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Ulster Unionist Michael McGimpsey 2,019
Sinn Féin Alex Maskey 1,748
SDLP Peter O'Reilly 1,612
SDLP Patrick McCarthy 1,511
Democratic Unionist Richard Scott 882
Alliance Mark Long 825
Ulster Unionist Jim Clarke 819
NI Women's Coalition Anne Monaghan 703
Progressive Unionist Dawn Purvis 286
Workers' Party Patrick Lynn 158
Independent Andrew Frew 141
Independent Barbara Muldoon 128
Turnout 11,082
Social Democratic and Labour gain from Alliance
Upper Falls[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Sinn Féin Paul Maskey 3,349
SDLP Alex Attwood 3,260
Sinn Féin Gerard O'Neill 2,866
Sinn Féin Michael Browne 2,469
Sinn Féin Chrissie McAuley 1,801
SDLP Brian Heading 1,112
NI Women's Coalition Mary Catney 365
Alliance Kathy Ayers 136
Turnout 15,972
No change
Lower Falls[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Sinn Féin Fra McCann 2,399
Sinn Féin Tom Hartley 2,351
Sinn Féin Máire Cush 2,230
SDLP Margaret Walsh 2,016
Sinn Féin Marie Moore 1,917
Sinn Féin Sean McKnight 1,247
Workers' Party John Lowry 488
Turnout 13,229
No change

Carrickfergus

Castlereagh

Coleraine

Cookstown

Craigavon

Derry

Down

Dungannon

Fermanagh

Larne

Limavady

Lisburn

Magherafelt

Moyle

Newry and Mourne

Newtownabbey

North Down

Omagh

Strabane

References

  1. ^ Local Government Elections 2001, Northern Ireland Elections
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Belfast City Council Elections 1993–2005, Northern Ireland Elections

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