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 2003. Spreadsheet for 2007 here.

    Count 1 Surplus Adams Surplus Ramsey Exclude McGuinness and George Exclude Taylor Exclude Walsh, Mitchell, West and Lowry
Gerry Adams SF 6029 -1201 4828
4828
4828
4828
4828
Sue Ramsey SF 4715 551.60 5266.60 -438.60 4828
4828
4828
4828
Paul Maskey SF 4368 390.60 4758.60 15.45 4774.05 9.90 4783.95 37.85 4821.80 253.00 5074.80
Jennifer McCann SF 4265 29.80 4294.80 370.95 4665.75 1.95 4667.70 25.80 4693.50 155.00 4848.50
Alex Attwood SDLP 3036 112.80 3148.80 0.90 3149.70 47.20 3196.90 38.00 3234.90 1544.20 4779.10
Fra McCann SF 4254 69.80 4323.80 21.15 4344.95 8.85 4353.80 24.20 4378.00 268.85 4646.85
Diane Dodds DUP 3661 0.00 3661.00 0.15 3661.15 10.00 3671.15 6.00 3677.15 488.85 4166.00
Margaret Walsh SDLP 1074 12.20 1086.20 0.90 1087.10 23.20 1110.30 46.20 1156.50 -1156.50
Sean Mitchell PBPA 774 15.00 789.00 0.60 789.60 40.80 830.40 138.40 968.80 -968.80
Louis West UUP 558 0.80 558.80 0.00 558.80 21.00 579.80 2.00 581.80 -581.80
John Lowry WP 434 6.00 440.00 0.45 440.45 12.20 452.65 0.00 452.65 -452.65
Geraldine Taylor RSF 427 2.00 429.00 0.45 429.45 7.60 437.05 -437.05


Dan McGuinness Alliance 127 5.40 132.40 0.90 133.30 -133.30




Rainbow George MPH 68 1.00 69.00 0.00 69.00 -69.00




  Non-transferable 4.00 4.00 26.70 30.70 19.60 50.30 118.60 168.90 449.85 618.75

Count 2: Of Adams' 6029 votes, 2758 transferred to Ramsey, 1953 to Maskey, 349 to Fra McCann and 149 to Jennifer McCann, thus 5209 (86.4%) to his SF running-mates; 564 to Attwood and 61 to Walsh, thus 625 (10.4%) to the SDLP; 75 (1.2%) to Mitchell (People Before Profit Alliance); 30 (0.5%) to Lowry (Workers Party); 27 (0.4%) to McGuinness (Alliance); 10 (0.2%) to Taylor (RSF); 5 (0.1%) to George (Make Politicians History); 4 (0.01%) to West (UUP); and none to Dodds (DUP) with 44 (0.7%) non-transferable.

Count 3: Of the 2758 votes transferred from Adams to Ramsey, 2473 transferred on to Jennifer McCann, 141 to Fra McCann and 103 to Maskey, thus 2717 (98.5%) staying within SF; 6 each went to Attwood and Walsh, thus 12 (0.4%) to the SDLP; 6 (0.2%) to McGuinness (Alliance); 4 (0.1%) to Mitchell (People Before Profit Alliance); 3 (0.1%) to Lowry (Workers Party); also 3 (0,1%) to McCann (RSF); 1 (0.04%) to Dodds (DUP); and none to either West (UUP) or George (Make Politicians History) with 12 (0.4%) 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 2007 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, 21 March 2010.



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