Lagan Valley

Details of each count in 2003 election

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Map by Conal Kelly

See also results of all Lagan Valley elections 1993-2010 and full counts from 1998 and 2007. Spreadsheet for 2003 here.




Surplus Donaldson Exclude McCarthy, Park, Johnston Surplus Poots Exclude Kirkpatrick
Jeffrey Donaldson UUP 14104 -8210 5894 0 5894 0 5894 0 5894
Edwin Poots DUP 5175 1539.32 6714.32 0 6714.32 -820.32 5894 0 5894
Billy Bell UUP 2782 1957.5 4739.5 117.3 4856.8 105.92 4962.72 876.76 5839.48
Seamus Close Alliance 4408 259.84 4667.84 179.34 4847.18 33.6 4880.78 74.36 4955.14
Patricia Lewsley SDLP 3133 20.88 3153.88 78.74 3232.62 3.84 3236.46 14.64 3251.1
Norah Beare UUP 1508 1813.66 3321.66 116.04 3437.7 96.96 3534.66 840.9 4375.56
Andrew Hunter DUP 3300 785.32 4085.32 101.84 4187.16 479.36 4666.52 138.42 4804.94
Paul Butler SF 3242 9.28 3251.28 10.58 3261.86 1.28 3263.14 3.06 3266.2
Ivan Davis Ind 2223 316.1 2539.1 98.38 2637.48 24.96 2662.44 72.56 2735
Jim Kirkpatrick UUP 675 1282.96 1957.96 65.4 2023.36 70.72 2094.08 -2094.08 -
Joanne Johnston Cons 395 67.86 462.86 -462.86 -
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Andrew Park PUP 212 44.66 256.66 -256.66 -
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Frances McCarthy WP 97 6.38 103.38 -103.38 -
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106.24 106.24 55.28 161.52 3.68 165.2 73.38 238.58

Stage 2: Of Donaldson's 14104 votes, 3375 went to Bell, 3127 to Beare and 2212 to Kirkpatrick, thus 8714 (61.8%) to the other UUP candidates; 2654 to Poots and 1354 to Hunter, thus 4008 (28.4%) to the DUP; 545 (3.9%) to Ivan Davis; 448 (3.2%) to Seamus Close (Alliance); 117 (0.8%) to Johnston (Con); 77 (0.5%) to Park (PUP); 36 (0.3%) to Lewsley (SDLP); 16 (0.1%) to Butler (SF); and 11 (0.1%) to McCarthy (WP) with 132 (0.9%) non-transferable.

Stage 4: Of the 2654 votes transferred to Poots from Donaldson, 1498 (56.4%) transferred to Hunter (DUP); 331 to Bell, 303 to Beare and 221 to Kirkpatrick, thus 855 (32.2%) to the UUP; 105 (4.0%) to Close (Alliance); 78 (2.9%) to Davis; 12 (0.5%) to Lewsley (SDLP); and 4 (0.2%) to Butler with 102 (3.8%) non-transferable.




Exclude Davis Surplus Bell Surplus Close Exclude Butler
Jeffrey Donaldson UUP 5894 0 5894 0 5894 0 5894 0 5894
Edwin Poots DUP 5894 0 5894 0 5894 0 5894 0 5894
Billy Bell UUP 5839.48 1094 6933.48 -1039.48 5894 0 5894 0 5894
Seamus Close Alliance 4955.14 870.26 5825.4 470 6295.4 -401.4 5894 0 5894
Patricia Lewsley SDLP 3251.1 91.64 3342.74 39 3381.74 154 3535.74 2721 6256.74
Norah Beare UUP 4375.56 391.8 4767.36 428 5195.36 105 5300.36 28.44 5328.8
Andrew Hunter DUP 4804.94 124.76 4929.7 48 4977.7 23 5000.7 13.06 5013.76
Paul Butler SF 3266.2 10.06 3276.26 1 3277.26 1 3278.26 -3278.26 -
Ivan Davis Ind 2735 -2735 -
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238.58 152.48 391.06 53.48 444.54 118.4 562.94 515.76 1078.7

Stage 7: Of the 1094 votes transferred to Bell from Davis, 470 (430.%) further transferred to Close (Alliance); 428 (39.1%) to Beare (UUP); 48 (4.4%) to Hunter (DUP); 39 (3.6%) to Lewsley (SDLP); and 1 (0.1%) to Butler (SF) with 108 (9.9%) non-transferable.

Stage 8: Of the 470 votes transferred to Close from Bell (and previously from Davis), 154 (32.8%) went to Lewsley (SDLP); 105 (22.3%) to Beare (UUP); 23 (4.9%) to Hunter (DUP); and 1 (0.2%) to Butler (SF) with 187 (39.8%) non-transferable.




Surplus Lewsley
Jeffrey Donaldson UUP 5894 0 5894
Edwin Poots DUP 5894 0 5894
Billy Bell UUP 5894 0 5894
Seamus Close Alliance 5894 0 5894
Patricia Lewsley SDLP 6256.74 -362.74 5894
Norah Beare UUP 5328.8 328.64 5657.44
Andrew Hunter DUP 5013.76 30.81 5044.57


1078.7 3.29 1081.99

Stage 10: of the 2721 votes transferred to Lewsley from Butler, 416 (15.3%) went on to Beare (UUP) and 39 (1.4%) to Hunter (DUP) with 2266 (83.3%) non-transferable.


See also: Jim Riley's analysis of votes and seats in the 1998 Assembly election | The constituencies | Single Transferable Vote | The political parties | Useful books and links

Full 2003 results for each seat: East Belfast | North Belfast | South Belfast | West Belfast | East Antrim | North Antrim | South Antrim | North Down | South Down | Fermanagh and South Tyrone | Foyle | Lagan Valley | East Londonderry | Mid Ulster | Newry and Armagh | Strangford | West Tyrone | Upper Bann

Other sites based at ARK: ORB (Online Research Bank) | CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) | Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey

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Nicholas Whyte, 4 January 2003.



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