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Upper Bann election results 1983-2010

[edit] Elections

General Election 2010: Upper Bann[3][4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Unionist David Simpson 14,000 33.8 -3.8
Conservatives and Unionists Harry Hamilton 10,639 25.7 +0.2
Sinn Féin John O'Dowd 10,237 24.7 +3.7
SDLP Dolores Kelly 5,276 12.8 -0.2
Alliance Brendan Heading 1,231 3.0 +0.8
Majority 3,361 8.1
Turnout 41,383 55.3
Democratic Unionist hold Swing

[] Elections in the 2000s

General Election 2005: Upper Bann
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Unionist David Simpson 16,679 37.6 +8.1
Ulster Unionist David Trimble 11,281 25.5 -8.0
Sinn Féin John O'Dowd 9,305 21.0 -0.1
SDLP Dolores Kelly 5,747 13.0 -1.9
Alliance Alan Castle 955 2.2 +2.2
Workers' Party Tom French 355 0.8 -0.2
Majority 5,398 12.2
Turnout 44,322 61.2 -9.1
Democratic Unionist gain from Ulster Unionist Swing +8.1


General Election 2001: Upper Bann
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ulster Unionist David Trimble 17,095 33.5 -10.1
Democratic Unionist David Simpson 15,037 29.5 +18.0
Sinn Féin Dara O'Hagan 10,771 21.1 +9.0
SDLP Dolores Kelly 7,607 14.9 -9.3
Workers' Party Tom French 527 1.0 -0.1
Majority 2,058 4.0
Turnout 51,037 70.3 +2.4
Ulster Unionist hold Swing
General Election 1997: Upper Bann
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ulster Unionist David Trimble 20,836 43.6
SDLP Brid Rodgers 11,584 24.2
Sinn Féin Bernadette O'Hagan 5,773 12.1
Democratic Unionist Mervyn Carrick 5,482 11.5
Alliance William Ramsay 3,017 6.3
Workers' Party Tom French 554 1.2
Conservative B. Price 433 0.9
Natural Law J. Lyons 108 0.2
Majority 9,252
Turnout 67.9
Ulster Unionist hold Swing
General Election 1992: Upper Bann
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ulster Unionist David Trimble 26,824 59.0
SDLP Brid Rodgers 10,661 23.4
Sinn Féin Brendan Curran 2,777 6.1
Alliance William Ramsay 2,541 5.6
Conservative Collette Jones 1,556 3.4
Workers' Party Tom French 1,120 2.5
Majority 16,163
Turnout 67.4
Ulster Unionist hold Swing
Upper Bann by-election, 1990
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ulster Unionist David Trimble 20,547 58.0 -3.5
SDLP Brid Rodgers 6,698 18.9 -1.6
Sinn Féin Sheena Campbell 2,033 5.7 -1.7
Ulster Independence Hugh Ross 1,534 4.3 N/A
Workers' Party Tom French 1,083 3.1 -1.6
Conservative Colette Jones 1,038 3.0 N/A
Alliance William Ramsay 948 2.7 -3.2
Ulster Democratic Gary McMichael 600 1.7 N/A
Green Peter Doran 576 1.6 N/A
Independent Labour Erskine Holmes 235 0.6 N/A
Social Democrat Alistair Dunn 154 0.4 N/A
Majority 13,849
Turnout 53.4
Ulster Unionist hold Swing
General Election 1987: Upper Bann
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ulster Unionist Harold McCusker 25,137 61.5 4.6
SDLP Brid Rodgers 8,676 20.5 3.7
Sinn Féin Brendan Curran 3,126 7.4 -2.0
Alliance Fionnuala Cook 2,487 5.9 N/A
Workers' Party Tom French 2,004 4.7 -0.8
Majority 16,461
Turnout 66.0 -6.0
Ulster Unionist hold Swing
Upper Bann by-election, 1986
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ulster Unionist Harold McCusker 29,311
Workers' Party Tom French 6,978
Majority 22,333
Turnout
Ulster Unionist hold Swing
General Election 1983: Upper Bann
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ulster Unionist Harold McCusker 24,888 56.9 N/A
SDLP J. McDonald 7,807 17.9 N/A
Democratic Unionist Jim Wells 4,547 10.4 N/A
Sinn Féin Brendan Curran 4,110 9.4 N/A
Workers' Party Tom French 2,392 5.5 N/A
Majority 17,081 N/A
Turnout 72.0 N/A
Ulster Unionist hold Swing

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