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Northern Ireland Assembly elections: East Antrim results

Assembly election May 2011: Fred Cobain election poster. Taken on the Doagh Road, Newtownabbey. Submitted by reader Bill Corr
Northern Ireland Assembly election May 2011: Tom Elliott spoke as Sinn Fein celebrated a major gain in the Fermanagh/South Tyrone constituency
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland -Monday 5th May 2011 - Picture by Jonathan Porter/ PressEye.com - Counting starts at different count centers across Northern Ireland after voters went to the polls yesterday to elect new members for the Stormont Assembly and local councils. Voters are also took part in the referendum regarding the way Westminster MPs are elected. Counting starts at the Kings Hall in south Belfast.

(First Count)

Sammy Wilson (DUP) 7,181

+David Hilditch (DUP) 3,288

+Roy Beggs (UUP) 3,042

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 2,889

Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,369

Rodney McCune (UUP) 1,851

Gerardine Mulvenna (Alliance) 1,620

+Alastair Ross (DUP) 1,608

Ruth Wilson (TUV) 1,346

Justin McCamphill (SDLP) 1,333

Gordon Lyons (DUP) 1,321

Danny Donnelly (Green) 664

Steven Moore (BNP) 511

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Elected: Sammy Wilson

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Party share of poll:

DUP 13,398 (46.16%)

UUP 4,893 (16.86%)

Alliance 4,509 (15.54%)

SF 2,369 (8.16%)

TUV 1,346 (4.64%)

SDLP 1,333 (4.59%)

Green 664 (2.29%)

BNP 511 (1.76%)

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(Second Count)

Distribution of Wilson's surplus

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+David Hilditch (DUP) 4,219

+Roy Beggs (UUP) 3,349

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 2,977

Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,379

Rodney McCune (UUP) 1,958

Gerardine Mulvenna (Alliance) 1,689

+Alastair Ross (DUP) 2,566

Ruth Wilson (TUV) 1,509

Justin McCamphill (SDLP) 1,345

Gordon Lyons (DUP) 1,601

Danny Donnelly (Green) 685

Steven Moore (BNP) 546

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Elected: David Hilditch

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Eliminated: Danny Donnelly, Steven Moore

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(Third Count)

Distribution of Donnelly's and Moore's votes

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+Roy Beggs (UUP) 3,450

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 3,162

Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,417

Rodney McCune (UUP) 2,030

Gerardine Mulvenna (Alliance) 1,869

+Alastair Ross (DUP) 2,642

Ruth Wilson (TUV) 1,651

Justin McCamphill (SDLP) 1,433

Gordon Lyons (DUP) 1,716

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Eliminated: Justin McCamphill

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(Fourth Count)

Distribution of McCamphill's votes

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+Roy Beggs (UUP) 3,469

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 3,410

Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,917

Rodney McCune (UUP) 2,038

Gerardine Mulvenna (Alliance) 2,314

+Alastair Ross (DUP) 2,646

Ruth Wilson (TUV) 1,654

Gordon Lyons (DUP) 1,733

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Eliminated: Ruth Wilson

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(Fifth Count)

Distribution of Wilson's votes

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+Roy Beggs (UUP) 3,839

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 3,480

Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,925

Rodney McCune (UUP) 2,343

Gerardine Mulvenna (Alliance) 2,356

+Alastair Ross (DUP) 2,938

Gordon Lyons (DUP) 1,973

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Eliminated: Gordon Lyons

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(Sixth Count)

Distribution of Lyons's votes

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+Roy Beggs (UUP) 4,037

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 3,520

Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,931

Rodney McCune (UUP) 2,418

Gerardine Mulvenna (Alliance) 2,389

+Alastair Ross (DUP) 4,267

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Elected: Alastair Ross

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(Seventh Count)

Distribution of Ross's surplus

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+Roy Beggs (UUP) 4,080

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 3,527

Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,931

Rodney McCune (UUP) 2,447

Gerardine Mulvenna (Alliance) 2,392

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(Eighth Count)

Distribution of Hilditch's surplus

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+Roy Beggs (UUP) 4,125

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 3,534

Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,931

Rodney McCune (UUP) 2,463

Gerardine Mulvenna (Alliance) 2,394

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Eliminated: Gerardine Mulvenna

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(Ninth Count)

Distribution of Mulvenna's votes

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+Roy Beggs (UUP) 4,194

Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 4,777

Oliver McMullan (SF) 3,250

Rodney McCune (UUP) 2,603

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Elected: Stewart Dickson, Roy Beggs

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Electorate 61,617; Turnout 29,430 (47.76%)

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