West Belfast

Details of each count in 2003 election

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Maps by Conal Kelly and Nicholas Whyte

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




Surplus Adams
Exclude Kerr, Ayers, MacVicar & Lowry
Exclude Smyth & McGimpsey
Exclude Hendron
Gerry Adams SF 6199 -1505 4694 0 4694 0 4694 0 4694
Alex Attwood SDLP 3667 129.6 3796.6 104.44 3901.04 55.24 3956.28 2140 6096.28
Bairbre De Brun SF 4069 407.52 4476.52 18.44 4494.96 9.24 4504.2 161.48 4665.68
Fra McCann SF 4263 74.16 4337.16 23.72 4360.88 2.48 4363.36 161.64 4525
Michael Ferguson SF 3849 63.84 3912.84 8.72 3921.56 23.56 3945.12 54.88 4000
Diane Dodds DUP 2544 0 2544 87 2631 1513.24 4144.24 112 4256,24
Sue Ramsey SF 2988 685.2 3673.2 26.48 3699.68 6.24 3705.92 62.92 3768.84
Joe Hendron SDLP 2583 71.28 2654.28 195.44 2849.72 259 3108.72 -3108.72 -
Chris McGimpsey UUP 1170 4.56 1174.56 124 1298.56 -1298.56 -
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Hugh Smyth PUP 813 1.68 814.68 48 862.68 -862.68 -
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John Lowry WP 407 3.84 410.84 -410.84 -
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John MacVicar Ind 211 0.24 211.24 -211.24 -
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Kathryn Ayers Alliance 75 3.12 78.12 -78.12 -
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David Kerr Ulster Third Way 16 0 16 -16 -
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59.96 59.96 79.96 139.92 292.24 432.16 415.8 847.96

Stage 2:
Of Adams' 6199 votes, 2855 went to Ramsey, 1698 to De Brun, 309 to McCann and 266 to Ferguson, thus 5128 (82.7%) to his SF running-mates; 540 to Attwood and 297 to Hendron, thus 837 (13.5%) to the SDLP; 19 (0.3%) to McGimpsey (UUP); 16 (0.3%) to Lowry (WP); 13 (0.2%) to Ayers (Alliance); 7 (0.1%) to Smyth (PUP); 1 (0.02%) to MacVicar (Ind); with none to either Dodds (DUP) or Kerr (Ulster Third Way) and 178 (2.9%) non-transferable.




Surplus Attwood
Surplus De Brun
Surplus McCann
Gerry Adams SF 4694 0 4694 0 4694 0 4694
Alex Attwood SDLP 6096.28 -1402.28 4694 0 4694 0 4694
Bairbre De Brun SF 4665.68 564 5229.68 -535.68 4694 0 4694
Fra McCann SF 4525 380 4905 0 4905 -211 4694
Michael Ferguson SF 4000 117 4117 229 4346 102.6 4448.6
Diane Dodds DUP 4256.24 16 4272.24 2 4274.24 2.85 4277.09
Sue Ramsey SF 3768.84 155 3923,84 161 4084.84 105.45 4190.29


847.96 170.28 1018.24 143.68 1161.92 0.1 1162.02

Stage 6:
Of the 2140 votes transferred from Hendron to Attwood (both SDLP), 564 went on to De Brun, 380 to McCann, 155 to Ramsey and 117 to Ferguson, thus 1216 (56.8%) to SF; and 16 (0.7%) to Dodds (DUP) with 908 (42.4%) non-transferable.

Stage 7: Of the 564 votes transferred from Hendron to Attwood and then on to De Brun (so from SDLP to SF), 229 went on to Ferguson and 161 to Ramsey, thus 390 (69.1%) to the continung SF candidates; and 2 (0.4%) to Dodds (DUP) with 172 (30.5%) non-transferable.

Stage 8: Of the 380 votes transferred from Hendron to Attwood and then on to McCann, 111 went on to Ramsey and 108 to Ferguson, thus 219 (57.6%) to the continuing SF candidates; and 3 (0.8%) to Dodds with 158 (41.6%) 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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Compiled by Nicholas Whyte, 12 April 2004.



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