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Northern Ireland Assembly elections: West Belfast 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)

+Paul Maskey (SF) 5,343

+Jennifer McCann (SF) 5,239

+Fra McCann (SF) 4,481

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,116

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 3,765

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 3,723

Brian Kingston (DUP) 2,587

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,661

Bill Manwaring (UUP) 1,471

Colin Keenan (SDLP) 802

John Lowry (WP) 589

Pat Lawlor (Soc) 384

Dan McGuinness (Alliance) 365

Brian Pelan (Ind) 122

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Elected: Paul Maskey, Jennifer McCann

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Party share of poll:

SF 22,902 (66.10%, -3.83%)

SDLP 4,567 (13.18%, +1.02%)

DUP 2,587 (7.47%, -3.36%)

People 1,661 (4.79%, +2.50%)

UUP 1,471 (4.25%, +2.60%)

WP 589 (1.70%, +0.42%)

Soc 384 (1.11%)

Alliance 365 (1.05%, +0.67%)

Ind 122 (0.35%)

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(Second Count)

Distribution of Maskey's surplus

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+Fra McCann (SF) 4,588

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,340

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 3,777

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 3,737

Brian Kingston (DUP) 2,597

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,665

Bill Manwaring (UUP) 1,471

Colin Keenan (SDLP) 803

John Lowry (WP) 587

Pat Lawlor (Soc) 384

Dan McGuinness (Alliance) 368

Brian Pelan (Ind) 123

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(Third Count)

Distribution of McCann's surplus

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+Fra McCann (SF) 4,605

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,351

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 3,780

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 3,961

Brian Kingston (DUP) 2,587

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,666

Bill Manwaring (UUP) 1,471

Colin Keenan (SDLP) 304

John Lowry (WP) 587

Pat Lawlor (Soc) 385

Dan McGuinness (Alliance) 369

Brian Pelan (Ind) 123

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Eliminated: Brian Pelan

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(Fourth Count)

Distribution of Pelan's votes

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+Fra McCann (SF) 4,613

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,358

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 3,787

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 3,972

Brian Kingston (DUP) 2,587

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,702

Bill Manwaring (UUP) 1,473

Colin Keenan (SDLP) 807

John Lowry (WP) 590

Pat Lawlor (Soc) 400

Dan McGuinness (Alliance) 371

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Eliminated: Dan McGuinness

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(Fifth Count)

Distribution of McGuinness's votes

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+Fra McCann (SF) 4,646

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,377

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 3,890

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 3,996

Brian Kingston (DUP) 2,600

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,733

Bill Manwaring (UUP) 1,503

Colin Keenan (SDLP) 854

John Lowry (WP) 607

Pat Lawlor (Soc) 409

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Eliminated: Pat Lawlor

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(Sixth Count)

Distribution of Lawlor's votes

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+Fra McCann (SF) 4,683

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,394

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 3,939

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 4,017

Brian Kingston (DUP) 2,604

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,854

Bill Manwaring (UUP) 1,512

Colin Keenan (SDLP) 879

John Lowry (WP) 644

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Eliminated: John Lowry

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(Seventh Count)

Distribution of Lowry's votes

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+Fra McCann (SF) 4,736

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,407

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 4,084

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 4,030

Brian Kingston (DUP) 2,607

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,939

Bill Manwaring (UUP) 1,517

Colin Keenan (SDLP) 982

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Eliminated: Colin Keenan

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(Eighth Count)

Distribution of Keenan's votes

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+Fra McCann (SF) 4,837

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,424

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 4,720

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 4,052

Brian Kingston (DUP) 2,618

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,977

Bill Manwaring (UUP) 1,526

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Eliminated: Bill Manwaring

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(Ninth Count)

Distribution of Manwaring's votes

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+Fra McCann (SF) 4,848

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,434

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 4,781

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 4,055

Brian Kingston (DUP) 3,835

Gerry Carroll (People) 1,999

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Eliminated: Gerry Carroll

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(Tenth Count)

Distribution of Carroll's votes

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+Fra McCann (SF) 5,167

+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,684

+Alex Attwood (SDLP) 5,152

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 4,250

Brian Kingston (DUP) 3,867

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Elected: Fra McCann, Alex Attwood

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(11th Count)

Distribution of McCann's surplus

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+Sue Ramsey (SF) 4,823

+Pat Sheehan (SF) 4,327

Brian Kingston (DUP) 3,867

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Elected: Sue Ramsey, Pat Sheehan

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Electorate 61,520; Turnout 35,618 (57.90%, -9.51%)

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2007: Turnout 34,238 (67.41%)

First Count - Adams (SF) 6,029; Ramsey (SF) 4,715; Maskey (SF) 4,368;

McCann (SF) 4,265; McCann (SF) 4,254; Dodds (DUP) 3,661; Attwood

(SDLP) 3,036; Walsh (SDLP) 1,074; Mitchell (People) 774; West (UUP)

558; Lowry (WP) 434; Taylor (Rep SF) 427; McGuinness (Alliance) 127;

George (MPH) 68. Elected: Adams, Ramsey, Maskey, McCann, McCann,

Attwood

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