Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Coleraine

Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 9,420 (48.5%), 10 councillors
DUP:4,556 (23.4%), 5 councillors
SDLP: 2,632 (13.5%), 2 councillors
Alliance: 1,510 (7.9%), 2 councillors
U: 509 (2.6%), 1 councillor
Lab '87: 234 (1.2%)
WP: 39 (0.2%)
GP: 127 (0.6%)
Ind: 405 (2.1%), 1 councillor
Votes by Party:
OUP: 8,727 (42.9%), 10 councillors
DUP: 6,210 (30.5%), 6 councillors
SDLP: 2,621 (12.9%), 2 councillors
Alliance: 1,264 (6.2%), 2 councillors
LPNI: 110 (0.5%)
EP: 44 (0.2%)
IRSP: 276 (1.4%)
Ind: 1,105 (5.4%), 1 councillor
Electorate: 35,522; votes cast: 19,933; spoilt votes: 501 (2.5%); valid votes: 19,432 (97.5%) Electorate: 33,395; votes cast: 20,755; spoilt votes: 398 (1.9%); valid votes: 20,357 (98.1%)

The Skerries

1989 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
P. E. A. Armitage, (UUP) 840
E. Toye Black, (UUP) 767
W. T. Creelman, (DUP) 724
W. Glenn, (UUP) 658
R. J. Mitchell, (U) 509
P. J. McGowan, (Alliance) 494

S. N. Farren, (SDLP) 482
T. J. Peacock, (UUP) 432
R. D. Stewart, (DUP) 403
E. R. Stewart, (DUP) 379
K. Condy, (Alliance) 317
R. C. Woods, (Lab '87) 134
M. H. Samuel, (GP) 71
Votes by Party:
UUP: 2,697 (43.4%), 3 seats
DUP: 1,506 (24.2%), 2 seats
SDLP: 482 (7.8%)
Alliance: 811 (13.1%), 1 seat
U: 509 (8.2%), 1 seat
Lab '87: 134 (2.2%)
GP: 71 (1.1%)

Electorate: 11,940; seats: 7; votes cast: 6,359; spoilt votes: 149 (2.3%);
valid votes: 6,210 (97.7%); quota: 777

1985 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. T. Creelman, (DUP) 1,056
W. Glenn, (OUP) 678
E. T. Black, (OUP) 630

S. N. Farren, (SDLP) 573
P. J. McGowan, (Alliance) 544
P. E. A. Armitage, (OUP) 518

H. D. Stewart, (OUP) 378
R. D. Stewart, (DUP) 374
A. N. Clarke, (OUP) 319
R. J. Mitchell, (OUP) 307
M. F. Kane, (DUP) 295
P. Scott, (Alliance) 205
W. H. R. Robinson, (OUP) 205
R. D. J. Hilldrup, (DUP) 175
M. O'Neill, (EP) 44
Votes by Party:
OUP: 3,035 (48.2%), 4 seats
DUP: 1,900 (30.2%), 2 seats
SDLP: 573 (9.1%)
Alliance: 749 (11.9%), 1 seat
EP: 44 (0.6%)

Electorate: 11,156; seats: 7; votes cast: 6,414; spoilt votes: 113 (1.8%);
valid votes: 6,301 (98.2%); quota: 788

Bann

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. H. King, (UUP) 1,326
W. J. Watt, (UUP) 1,185
C. Hutchinson, (UUP) 1,130
J. J. Dallat, (SDLP) 1,092
R. W. Catherwood, (DUP) 955
G. J. O'Kane, (SDLP) 625
J. L. Moody, (UUP) 528

I. S. McEwan, (Alliance) 203
Votes by Party:
UUP: 4,169 (59.2%), 4 seats
DUP: 955 (13.6%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,717 (24.4%), 2 seats
Alliance: 203 (2.8%)

Electorate: 11,366; seats: 7; votes cast: 7,245; spoilt votes: 201 (2.8%);
valid votes: 7,044 (97.2%); quota: 881

1985 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. H. King, (OUP) 1,310
C. Hutchinson, (OUP) 1,150
J. J. Dallat, (SDLP) 1,086
W. J. Watt, (OUP) 922
R. W. Catherwood, (DUP) 763
G. J. O'Kane, (SDLP) 676
J. L. Moody, (OUP) 582

T. S. Malone, (DUP) 556
D. S. Darragh, (DUP) 323
E. F. Mullan, (IRSP) 276
Votes by Party:
OUP: 3,964 (51.9%), 4 seats
DUP: 1,642 (21.5%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,762 (23.0%), 2 seats
IRSP: 276 (3.6%)

Electorate: 11,018; seats: 7; votes cast: 7,799; spoilt votes: 155 (2.0%);
valid votes: 7,644 (98.0%); quota: 956


Coleraine Town

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. J. McClure, (DUP) 1,790
R. J. White, (UUP) 1,129
G. E. Black, (UUP) 818
D. McClarty, (UUP) 607

G. McLaughlin, (SDLP) 433
P. McFeely, (Ind) 405
W. Mathews, (Alliance) 398
M. McAllister, (DUP) 187
W. K. Thompson, (DUP) 118
T. J. Blackman, (Lab '87) 100
Y. I. M. Boyle, (Alliance) 98
D. J. Garland, (GP) 56
R. McBride, (WP) 39
Votes by Party:
UUP: 2,554 (41.3%), 3 seats
DUP: 2,095 (33.9%), 2 seats
SDLP: 433 (7.0%)
Alliance: 496 (8.0%), 1 seat
Lab '87: 100 (1.6%)
WP: 39 (0.6%)
GP: 56 (0.9%)
Ind: 405 (6.7%), 1 seat

Electorate:12,216; seats: 7; votes cast: 6,329; spoilt votes: 151 (2.4%);
valid votes: 6,178 (97.6%); quota: 773

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. J. McClure, (DUP) 2,444
R. J. White, (OUP) 1,030
P. J. McFeely, (Ind) 584
W. Mathews, (Alliance) 419
G. E. Black, (OUP) 368

S. Smyth, (OUP) 330
D. M. Busby, (SDLP) 286
W. A. McNabb, (Ind) 280
C. R. Crawford, (Ind) 241
M. McAllister, (DUP) 137
T. Blackman, (LPNI) 110
C. B. McCloskey, (Alliance) 96
R. S. Bolton, (DUP) 59
G. J. Whitehead, (DUP) 28
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,728 (26.9%), 2 seats
DUP: 2,668 (41.6%), 3 seats
SDLP: 286 (4.5%)
Alliance: 515 (8.0%), 1 seat
LPNI: 110 (1.7%)
Ind: 1,105 (17.3%), 1 seat

Electorate: 11,221; seats: 7; votes cast: 6,542; spoilt votes: 130 (2.0%);
valid votes: 6,412 (98.0%); quota: 802

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