Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Castlereagh



Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 5,452 (27.0%), 6 councillors
DUP: 9,077 (45.0%), 9 councillors
Alliance: 4,330 (21.5%), 4 councillors
UPUP: 509 (2.5%), 1 councillor
U: 756 (3.8%), 1 councillor
Ind: 40 (0.2%)
Votes by Party:
OUP: 6,676 (29.0%), 8 councillors
DUP: 11,039 (48.0%), 10 councillors
Alliance: 4,319 (18.8%), 3 councillors
SDLP: 456 (2.0%)
NILP: 129 (0.6%)
Ind DU: 373 (1.6%)
Electorate: 46,448; votes cast: 20,717; spoilt votes: 553 (2.7%); valid votes: 20,164 (97.3%) Electorate: 44,820; votes cast: 23,556; spoilt votes: 564 (2.4%); valid votes: 22,992 (97.6%)

Castlereagh Central

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
P. Robinson, (DUP) 3,461
G. T. A. Dillon, (UUP) 914
R. P. Mitchell, (Alliance) 909
E. Gray, (UUP) 453

A. M. Smith, (Alliance) 446
A. S. Carson, (DUP) 277
J. Boyd, (DUP) 184

C. Moore, (DUP) 150
P. McNaughten, (DUP) 26
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,367 (20.0%), 2 seats
DUP: 4,098 (60.1%), 4 seats
Alliance: 1,355 (19.9%), 1 seat

Electorate: 14,462; seats: 7; votes cast: 7,008; spoilt votes: 188 (2.7%);
valid votes: 6,820 (97.3%); quota: 853

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
P. D. Robinson, (DUP) 4,118
H. A. Johnstone, (OUP) 930
P. Archer, (Alliance) 893
E. Gray, (OUP) 604

D. Middleton, (Alliance) 422
A. Carson, (DUP) 301
W. Moreland, (Alliance) 288
C. Moore, (Ind DU) 133
C. G. Wilson, (DUP) 72
I. Castles, (DUP) 54
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,534 (19.6%), 2 seats
DUP: 4,545 (58.2%), 4 seats
Alliance: 1,603 (20.5%), 1 seat
Ind DU: 133 (1.7%)

Electorate: 14,751; seats: 7; votes cast: 8,035; spoilt votes: 220 (2.7%);
valid votes: 7,815 (97.3%); quota: 977

Castlereagh East

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
I. Robinson, (DUP) 1,168
M. E. Anderson, (DUP) 938
W. H. Abraham, (U) 756
W. Boyd, (Alliance) 749

T. Jeffers, (UPUP) 509
J. Bell, (UUP) 501
A. Murray, (UUP) 312
M. J. Wilkes, (Alliance) 257
J. W. Boyle, (DUP) 196
S. M. Robinson, (DUP) 122
M. A. B. Brooks, (Ind) 40
Votes by Party:
UUP: 813 (14.7%), 1 seat
DUP: 2,424 (43.7%), 3 seats
Alliance: 1,006 (18.1%), 1 seat
UPUP: 509 (9.2%), 1 seat
U: 756 (13.6%), 1 seat
Ind: 40 (0.7%)

Electorate: 14,754; seats: 7; votes cast: 5,703; spoilt votes: 155 (2.7%);
valid votes: 5,548 (97.3%); quota: 694

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
D. Vitty, (DUP) 2,317
W. M. Ward, (OUP) 1,154
W. H. Abraham, (OUP) 745

A. J. Morrow, (Alliance) 699
M. E. Anderson, (DUP) 489
M. E. Jeffers, (Alliance) 346
R. S. Jackson, (OUP) 270
I. A. Kirkpatrick, (Alliance) 193
A. M. Johnston, (DUP) 184
J. W. Boyle, (DUP) 150
M. A. Brooks, (Ind U) 127
J. M. Bate, (NILP) 58
W. J. Gunning, (NILP) 44
W. T. Copley, (NILP) 27
Votes by Party:
OUP: 2,169 (31.9%), 3 seats
DUP: 3,140 (46.2%), 3 seats
Alliance: 1,238 (18.1%), 1 seat
NILP: 129 (1.9%)
Ind U: 127 (1.9%)

Electorate: 14,584; seats: 7; votes cast: 6,986; spoilt votes: 183 (2.6%);
valid votes: 6,803 (97.4%); quota: 851

Castlereagh South

1989 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
J. D. Taylor, (UUP) 2,039
E. S. Harper, (DUP) 1,954
D. G. Andrews, (Alliance) 1,364
J. Clarke, (UUP) 667
G. A. Rice, (Alliance) 605
B. M. Chambers, (DUP) 432
F. R. Kane, (UUP) 402

M. Luney, (UUP) 164
T. R. Scott, (DUP) 107
G. E. McCorkell, (DUP) 62
Votes by Party:
UUP: 3,272 (42.0%), 3 seats
DUP: 2,555 (32.8%), 2 seats
Alliance: 1,969 (25.2%), 2 seats

Electorate: 17,232; seats: 7; votes cast: 8,006; spoilt votes: 210 (2.6%);
valid votes: 7,796 (97.4%); quota: 975

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
E. S. Harper, (DUP) 1,369
W. Clulow, (DUP) 1,253
J. Clarke, (OUP) 1,160
J. M. Glass, (OUP) 1,055
D. G. Andrews, (Alliance) 992
F. R. Kane, (OUP) 758

P. Hanna, (SDLP) 456
B. M. Chambers, (DUP) 416
S. M. Robinson, (DUP) 316
E. J. McMillan, (Alliance) 298
E. U. Crockett, (Alliance) 188
W. S. Stevenson, (Ind DU) 113
Votes by Party:
OUP: 2,973 (35.5%), 3 seats
DUP: 3,354 (40.1%), 3 seats
SDLP: 456 (5.4%)
Alliance: 1,478 (17.7%), 1 seat
Ind DU: 113 (1.3%)

Electorate: 15,485; seats: 7; votes cast: 8,535; spoilt votes: 161 (1.9%);
valid votes: 8,374 (98.1%); quota: 1,047


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