Northern Ireland local government elections, 1993


Northern Ireland local government elections, 1993
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Elections for local government were held in Northern Ireland on 19 May 1993.

Contents

Results

Overall

Party[1] Councillors Votes
Total +/-  % share Total
Ulster Unionist 197 +3 29 184,082
SDLP 127 +6 22 136,760
Democratic Unionist 103 -6 17 108,680
Sinn Féin 51 +8 12 77,600
Alliance 44 +6 8 47,658
Independent 24 +1 4 25,987
Independent Unionist 21 +6 3 19,506
Conservative 6 0 1 9,438
Workers' Party 1 -3 1 4,827
Newtownabbey Labour 1 0 1 3,981
Progressive Unionist 1 -2 0.4 2,350
Democratic Left 1 +1 0.4 2,288
Ulster Democratic 1 0 0.4 2,181
Ulster Popular Unionist 3 +1 0.3 1,730
Green (NI) 0 0 0.2 1,257
Action 93 1 +1 0.1 871

By council

Antrim

Ards

Armagh

Ballymena

Banbridge

Belfast

Court[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Democratic Unionist Eric Smyth 2,385
Ulster Unionist Fred Cobain 1,674
Progressive Unionist Hugh Smyth 1,609
Ulster Unionist Chris McGimpsey 1,472
Independent Unionist Joe Coggle 792
Ulster Unionist Herbert Ditty 572
Progressive Unionist Elizabeth Seawright 558
Alliance Irene Galway 371
Workers' Party Peter Cullen 116
Turnout 9,881
Seats reduced from six to five: Independent Unionist loss
Pottinger[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Democratic Unionist Sammy Wilson 2,784
Alliance Mervyn Jones 1,417
Ulster Unionist Reg Empey 1,295
Democratic Unionist Robert Clelland 982
Ulster Unionist Sandy Blair 897
Democratic Unionist Jim Walker 793
Ulster Unionist Margaret Clarke 768
Sinn Féin Joe O'Donnell 709
Conservative Dorothy Dunlop 538
Independent Labour Colin Ballentine 271
Workers' Party Joseph Bell 227
Independent Unionist Samuel Walker 133
Green (NI) Thaddeus Bradley 107
Turnout 11,389
Democratic Unionist gain from Independent Unionist
Victoria[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Alliance John Alderdice 3,337
Democratic Unionist Wallace Browne 2,153
Ulster Unionist Tommy Patton 1,801
Democratic Unionist Robin Newton 1,729
Ulster Unionist Ian Adamson 1,316
Alliance Maureen McConnell 768
Conservative Jim McCormick 684
Ulster Unionist Jim Rodgers 600
Alliance Danny Dow 552
Ulster Unionist John Norris 407
Green (NI) Michael Bell 180
Turnout 13,887
No change
Balmoral[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
SDLP Dorita Field 2,262
Democratic Unionist John Parkes 2,076
Ulster Unionist Margaret Crooks 1,616
Ulster Unionist Jim Kirkpatrick 1,396
Alliance Philip McGarry 1,273
Alliance Mark Long 923
Democratic Unionist Harry Smith 697
Ulster Unionist Bob Stoker 611
Conservative Esmond Birnie 279
Conservative Billy Dickson 264
Green (NI) Roderick McAlister 124
Independent Labour Niall Cusack 113
Democratic Left Jean Craig 97
Conservative Hubert Mullan 50
Workers' Party Shaun McKeown 48
Turnout 12,160
Democratic Unionist gain additional seat
Castle[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Democratic Unionist Nigel Dodds 2,470
Ulster Unionist David Browne 1,830
SDLP Alban Maginness 1,589
Ulster Unionist John Carson 1,556
Alliance Tom Campbell 1,172
SDLP Jonathan Stephenson 1,090
Independent Unionist Nelson McCausland 1,070
Sinn Féin Gerard McGuigan 575
Green (NI) Alan Warren 251
Conservative Margaret Redpath 246
Workers' Party Paul Treanor 136
Turnout 12,331
Social Democratic and Labour gain from Alliance
Ulster Unionist gain from Independent Unionist
Oldpark[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Sinn Féin Joe Austin 2,229
Ulster Unionist Fred Proctor 2,045
Sinn Féin Paddy McManus 1,769
SDLP Martin Morgan 1,763
Sinn Féin Bobby Lavery 1,617
Ulster Unionist Fred Rodgers 1,343
Democratic Unionist David Smylie 1,324
Democratic Left Seamus Lynch 853
SDLP Peter Prendiville 588
Alliance Beatrice Boyd 473
Green (NI) Peter Emerson 393
Workers' Party Margaret Smith 259
Conservative David Tarr 206
Turnout 15,373
Sinn Féin gain from Workers' Party
Laganbank[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Ulster Unionist Jim Clarke 1,845
SDLP Alasdair McDonnell 1,500
SDLP Peter O'Reilly 1,052
Democratic Unionist Caroline Bingham 1,000
Sinn Féin Sean Hayes 892
Alliance Steve McBride 836
Alliance Hugh Greer 727
Ulster Unionist Michael McGimpsey 545
Ulster Unionist Dennis Rogan 236
Workers' Party Patrick Lynn 222
Green (NI) Andrew Frew 202
Conservative Graham Montgomery 198
Militant Peter Hadden 142
Democratic Left Michael Craig 95
Turnout 9,805
Social Democratic and Labour gain from Democratic Unionist
Upper Falls[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
SDLP Alex Attwood 3,203
Sinn Féin Una Gillsepie 2,765
Sinn Féin Alex Maskey 2,735
Sinn Féin Mairtin O Muilleoir 2,093
SDLP Patricia Lewsley 798
SDLP Terence Tracey 702
Independent Cormac Boomer 378
Democratic Unionist David McNerlin 174
Workers' Party James Maxwell 164
Alliance Julie Greaves 145
Militant Billy Lynn 144
Turnout 13,725
No change
Lower Falls[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Sinn Féin Tom Hartley 2,573
Sinn Féin Fra McCann 2,393
Sinn Féin Patsy McGeown 2,352
Sinn Féin Marie Moore 1,946
SDLP Mary Muldoon 1,749
SDLP Margaret Walsh 987
Workers' Party John Lowry 794
Alliance Patrick Woods 108
Democratic Left Mary McMahon 101
Turnout 13,512
Sinn Féin gain from Social Democratic and Labour

Carrickfergus

Castlereagh

Coleraine

Cookstown

Craigavon

Derry

Down

Dungannon

Fermanagh

Larne

Limavady

Lisburn

Magherafelt

Moyle

Newry and Mourne

Newtownabbey

North Down

Omagh

Strabane

References

  1. ^ Local Government Elections 1993, Northern Ireland Elections
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Belfast City Council Elections 1993–2005, Northern Ireland Elections

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