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West Tyrone election results 1992-2010

[edit] Elections

General Election 2010: West Tyrone[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Sinn Féin Pat Doherty 18,050 48.4 +9.5
Democratic Unionist Tom Buchanan 7,365 19.8 +2.0
Conservatives and Unionists Ross Hussey 5,281 14.2 N/A
SDLP Joe Byrne 5,212 14.0 +4.9
Alliance Michael Bower 859 2.3 N/A
Independent Ciaran McClean 508 1.4 N/A
Majority 10,685 28.7
Turnout 37,275 61.0 -14.2
Sinn Féin hold Swing +3.8

[] Elections in the 2000s

General Election 2005: Tyrone West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Sinn Féin Pat Doherty 16,910 38.9 -1.9
Independent Kieran Deeny 11,905 27.4 N/A
Democratic Unionist Tom Buchanan 7,742 17.8 N/A
SDLP Eugene McMenamin 3,949 9.1 -19.6
Ulster Unionist Derek Hussey 2,981 6.9 -23.5
Majority 5,005 11.5
Turnout 43,487 72.1 -7.8
Sinn Féin hold Swing
General Election 2001: Tyrone West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Sinn Féin Pat Doherty 19,814 40.8 +10.0
Ulster Unionist William Thompson 14,774 30.4 -4.1
SDLP Brid Rodgers 13,942 28.7 -3.3
Majority 5,040 10.4
Turnout 48,530 79.9 +0.3
Sinn Féin gain from Ulster Unionist Swing
General Election 1997: Tyrone West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Ulster Unionist William Thompson 16,003 34.6 N/A
SDLP Joe Byrne 14,842 32.1 +1.1
Sinn Féin Pat Doherty 14,280 30.9 +9.9
Alliance Ann Gormley 829 1.8 -2.9
Workers' Party Tommy Owens 230 0.5 N/A
Natural Law Robert Johnstone 91 0.2 N/A
Majority 1,161 N/A
Ulster Unionist gain from Democratic Unionist Swing
Turnout 79.6 N/A

[] Notional 1992 Result

The projected result of what the result would have been if West Tyrone had existed for the 1992 election is shown below.

Notional 1992 UK General Election Result: West Tyrone
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Democratic Unionist N/A 15,738 38.8 N/a
SDLP N/A 12,590 31.0 N/A
Sinn Féin N/A 8,102 20.0 N/A
Others N/A 2282 5.6 N/A
Alliance N/A 1900 4.7 N/A
Majority 3,158 7.8 N/A

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