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Northern Ireland Assembly elections: Tyrone West 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)

*Barry McElduff (SF) 6,008

*Pat Doherty (SF) 5,630

Michaela Boyle (SF) 5,053

*Tom Buchanan (DUP) 5,027

Ross Hussey (UUP) 4,072

*Allan Bresland (DUP) 4,059

Joe Byrne (SDLP) 3,353

Declan McAleer (SF) 3,008

Paddy McGowan (Ind McG ) 1,145

Eugene McMenamin (Ind McM) 1,096

Eric Bullick (Ind) 852

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Elected: Barry McElduff, Pat Doherty

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Party share of poll:

SF 19,699 (50.12%, +5.64%)

DUP 9,086 (23.12%, +1.73%)

UUP 4,072 (10.36%, +1.47%)

SDLP 3,353 (8.53%, -5.99%)

Ind McG 1,145 (2.91%)

Ind McM 1,096 (2.79%)

Ind 852 (2.17%, -6.94%)

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(Second Count)

Distribution of McElduff's surplus

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Michaela Boyle (SF) 5,089

*Tom Buchanan (DUP) 5,027

Ross Hussey (UUP) 4,073

*Allan Bresland (DUP) 4,059

Joe Byrne (SDLP) 3,372

Declan McAleer (SF) 3,273

Paddy McGowan (Ind McG ) 1,159

Eugene McMenamin (Ind McM) 1,099

Eric Bullick (Ind) 854

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Eliminated: Paddy McGowan, Eugene McMenamin, Eric Bullick

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(Third Count)

Distribution of Bullick's, McGowan's and McMenamin's votes

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Michaela Boyle (SF) 5,446

*Tom Buchanan (DUP) 5,134

Ross Hussey (UUP) 4,366

*Allan Bresland (DUP) 4,115

Joe Byrne (SDLP) 4,556

Declan McAleer (SF) 3,576

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Eliminated: Declan McAleer

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(Fourth Count)

Distribution of McAleer's votes

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Michaela Boyle (SF) 7,792

*Tom Buchanan (DUP) 5,144

Ross Hussey (UUP) 4,395

*Allan Bresland (DUP) 4,117

Joe Byrne (SDLP) 4,919

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Elected: Michaela Boyle

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(Fifth Count)

Distribution of Boyle's surplus

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*Tom Buchanan (DUP) 5,163

Ross Hussey (UUP) 4,398

*Allan Bresland (DUP) 4,124

Joe Byrne (SDLP) 5,321

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Elected: Joe Byrne, Tom Buchanan, Ross Hussey

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Electorate 62,970; Turnout 40,323 (64.04%, -7.64%)

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2007: Turnout 41,839 (71.68%)

First Count - McElduff (SF) 6,971; Doherty (SF) 6,709; McGill (SF)

4,757; Buchanan (DUP) 4,625; Bresland (DUP) 4,244; Deeny (Ind) 3,776;

Hussey (UUP) 3,686; Deehan (SDLP) 2,689; McMenamin (SDLP) 2,272;

Shiels (SDLP) 1,057; O'Neill (Rep SF) 448; McCartney (UKU) 220.

Elected: McElduff, Doherty, McGill, Buchanan, Bresland, Deeny

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