Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Carrickfergus


Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 2,956 (28.7%), 4 councillors
DUP: 1,694 (16.4%), 3 councillors
Alliance: 2,793 (27.1%), 4 councillors
PUP: 472 (4.6%), 1 councillor
Prot U: 471 (4.6%)
U: 1,103 (10.8%), 2 councillors
Ind: 799 (7.8%), 1 councillor
Votes by Party:
OUP: 3,565 (33.7%), 7 councillors
DUP: 2,862 (27.0%), 3 councillors
Alliance: 2,634 (24.9%), 3 councillors
PUP: 314 (3.0%), 1 councillor
ULDP: 246 (2.3%)
Ind U: 310 (2.9%)
Ind: 660 (6.2%), 1 councillor
Electorate: 22,624; votes cast: 10,499; spoilt votes: 211 (2.0%); valid votes: 10,288 (98.0%) Electorate: 20,728; votes cast: 10,830; spoilt votes: 239 (2.2%); valid votes: 10,591 (97.8%)

Knockagh Monument

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. A. Haggan, (DUP) 668
S. C. Dickson, (Alliance) 650
C. Johnston, (Ind) 628
W. D. Murray, (UUP) 503
M. E. Ardill, (U) 435

S. Wilson, (UUP) 312
J. Everitt, (Prot U) 169
N. McIlwrath, (Alliance) 111
Votes by Party:
UUP: 815 (23.4%), 1 seat
DUP: 668 (19.2%), 1 seat
Alliance: 761 (21.9%), 1 seat
U: 435 (12.5%), 1 seat
Prot U: 169 (4.9%)
Ind: 628 (18.1%), 1 seat

Electorate: 7,803; seats: 5; votes cast: 3,549; spoilt votes: 73 (2.1%);
valid votes: 3,476 (97.9%); quota: 580

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
M. Ardill, (OUP) 736
C. Johnston, (Ind) 660
S. Dickson, (Alliance) 523

A. Blair, (DUP) 356
W. A. Haggan, (DUP) 350
S. Wilson, (OUP) 250

R. Gordon, (ULDP) 246
J. Seaton, (DUP) 216
Votes by Party:
OUP: 986 (27.5%), 2 seats
DUP: 922 (25.8%), 1 seat
Alliance: 765 (21.4%), 1 seat
ULDP: 246 (6.9%)
Ind: 660 (18.4%), 1 seat

Electorate: 6,888; seats: 5; votes cast: 3,648; spoilt votes: 69 (1.9%);
valid votes: 3,579 (98.1%); quota: 597

Carrick Castle

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
S. Neeson, (Alliance) 1,029
S. J. Stewart, (PUP) 472

D. W. Hilditch, (Prot U) 302
A. Blair, (DUP) 291
S. Y. McCamley, (UUP) 287

R. M. English, (UUP) 228
M. W. Cross, (DUP) 190
P. T. Lennox, (Ind) 171
A. A. McQuitty, (Alliance) 81
S. H. Picken, (UUP) 76
Votes by Party:
UUP: 591 (18.9%), 1 seat
DUP: 481 (15.4%), 1 seat
Alliance: 1,110 (35.5%), 2 seats
PUP: 472 (15.1%), 1 seat
Prot U: 302 (9.6%)
Ind: 171 (5.5%)

Electorate: 6,840; seats: 5; votes cast: 3,181; spoilt votes: 54 (1.7%);
valid votes: 3,127 (98.3%); quota: 522

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
S. Neeson, (Alliance) 1,005
V. Fleming, (DUP) 477
S. McCamley, (OUP) 433
R. M. English, (OUP) 410
S. J. Stewart, (PUP) 314

J. Strange, (DUP) 269
G. M. A. Service, (DUP) 247
J. R. McBride, (OUP) 143
O. Mulvenna, (Alliance) 61
Votes by Party:
OUP: 986 (29.3%), 2 seats
DUP: 993 (29.6%), 1 seat
Alliance: 1,066 (31.7%), 1 seat
PUP: 314 (9.4%), 1 seat

Electorate: 6,872; seats: 5; votes cast: 3,440; spoilt votes: 81 (2.4%);
valid votes: 3,359 (97.6%); quota: 560

Kilroot

1989 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
A. F. Beggs, (UUP) 739
B. J. Crampsey, (Alliance) 719
R. B. Patton, (U) 668
J. Brown, (UUP) 599
W. Cross, (DUP) 535

D. W. McCann, (Alliance) 213
E. Ferguson, (UUP) 212
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,550 (42.1%), 2 seats
DUP: 535 (14.5%), 1 seat
Alliance: 932 (25.3%), 1 seat
U: 668 (18.1%), 1 seat

Electorate: 7,981; seats: 5; votes cast: 3,769; spoilt votes: 84 (2.2%);
valid votes: 3,685 (97.8%); quota: 615

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
C. J. Brown, (OUP) 1,146
W. Cross, (DUP) 695
B. J. A. Crampsey, (Alliance) 615

R. A. M. Hunter, (Ind U) 310
R. B. Patton, (OUP) 244
W. Mitchell, (OUP) 203

E. McMaster, (Alliance) 188
W. J. Sloan, (DUP) 131
R. Templeton, (DUP) 121
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,593 (43.6%), 3 seats
DUP: 947 (25.9%), 1 seat
Alliance: 803 (22.0%), 1 seat
Ind U: 310 (8.5%)

Electorate: 6,968; seats: 5; votes cast: 3,742; spoilt votes: 89 (2.4%);
valid votes: 3,653 (97.6%); quota: 609

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