Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Dungannon

Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 8,775 (37.5%), 8 councillors
DUP: 3,059 (13.1%), 3 councillors
SF: 4,369 (18.7%), 3 councillors
SDLP: 4,711 (20.1%), 5 councillors
WP: 276 (1.1%), 1 councillor
Ind: 2,226 (9.5%), 2 councillors
Votes by Party:
OUP: 7,848 (32.1%), 8 councillors
DUP: 4,202 (17.2%), 3 councillors
SF: 5,592 (22.9%), 4 councillors
SDLP: 4,293 (17.6%), 5 councillors
Ind N: 2,503 (10.2%), 2 councillors
Electorate: 31,080; votes cast: 24,028; spoilt votes: 612 (2.5%); valid votes: 23,416 (97.5%) Electorate: 30,439; votes cast: 24,918; spoilt votes: 480 (1.9%); valid votes: 24,438 (98.1%)

Blackwater

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
J. McF. Ewing, (DUP) 1,345
D. C. G. Irwin, (UUP) 1,001
P. Daly, (SDLP) 980
W. J. Hamilton, (UUP) 916
D. J. Brady, (UUP) 884

T. Gildernew, (SF) 593
Votes by Party:
UUP: 2,801 (49.0%), 3 seats
DUP: 1,345 (23.5%), 1 seat
SF: 593 (10.4%)
SDLP: 980 (17.1%), 1 seat

Electorate: 7,203; seats: 5; votes cast: 5,847; spoilt votes: 128 (2.2%);
valid votes: 5,719 (97.8%); quota: 954

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
J. Ewing, (DUP) 979
P. Daly, (SDLP) 848
D. C. G. Irwin, (OUP) 804

E. A. A. McCabe, (SF) 803
D. J. Brady, (OUP) 623
N. T. A. Lockhart, (DUP) 616
J. Taggart, (OUP) 613
R. G. Mullan, (OUP) 520
Votes by Party:
OUP: 2,560 (44.1%), 3 seats
DUP: 1,595 (27.5%), 1 seat
SF: 803 (13.8%)
SDLP: 848 (14.6%), 1 seat

Electorate: 7,076; seats: 5; votes cast: 5,895; spoilt votes: 89 (1.5%);
valid votes: 5,806 (98.5%); quota: 968

Clogher Valley

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
N. R. D. Mulligan, (UUP) 1,171
S. J. Brush, (UUP) 1,117
A. McGonnell, (SDLP) 1,061
R. McMahon, (SF) 982
W. J. McIlwrath, (DUP) 919

J. F. Monaghan, (SDLP) 690
Votes by Party:
UUP: 2,288 (38.5%), 2 seats
DUP: 919 (15.5%), 1 seat
SF: 982 (16.5%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,751 (29.5%), 1 seat

Electorate: 7,065; seats: 5; votes cast: 6,082; spoilt votes: 142 (2.3%);
valid votes: 5,940 (97.7%); quota: 991

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
S. Cassidy, (SF) 1,280
A. McGonnell, (SDLP) 1,045
S. J. Brush, (OUP) 1,001
N. R. D. Mulligan, (OUP) 933
W. J. McIlwrath, (DUP) 669

J. F. Monaghan, (SDLP) 612
T. T. Maxwell, (DUP) 562
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,934 (31.7%), 2 seats
DUP: 1,231 (20.2%), 1 seat
SF: 1,280 (21.0%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,657 (27.1%), 1 seat

Electorate: 7,003; seats: 5; votes cast: 6,195; spoilt votes: 93 (1.5%);
valid votes: 6,102 (98.5%); quota: 1,018

Dungannon Town

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
K. Maginnis, (UUP) 1,479
W. R. Brown, (UUP) 874
M. G. Morrow, (DUP) 795

P. Corrigan, (SF) 757
M. P. J. McLoughlin, (Ind) 600
V. E. Currie, (SDLP) 570
G. C. Cullen, (WP) 276

P. Devlin, (SDLP) 156
Votes by Party:
UUP: 2,353 (42.7%), 2 seats
DUP: 795 (14.4%), 1 seat
SF: 757 (13.7%)
SDLP: 726 (13.2%), 1 seat
WP: 276 (5.1%), 1 seat
Ind: 600 (10.9%), 1 seat

Electorate: 8,169; seats: 6; votes cast: 5,627; spoilt votes: 120 (2.1%);
valid votes: 5,507 (97.9%); quota: 787

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
K. Maginnis, (OUP) 1,329
M. G. Morrow, (DUP) 1,086
M. McLoughlin, (Ind N) 959
W. R. Brown, (OUP) 905
A. Cavlan, (SF) 642

M. B. McNulty, (SF) 494
V. Currie, (SDLP) 424
T. D. Foley, (SDLP) 205
Votes by Party:
OUP: 2,234 (37.0%), 2 seats
DUP: 1,086 (18.0%), 1 seat
SF: 1,136 (18.8%), 1 seat
SDLP: 629 (10.4%), 1 seat
Ind N: 959 (15.8%), 1 seat

Electorate: 8,157; seats: 6; votes cast: 6,168; spoilt votes: 124 (2.0%);
valid votes: 6,044 (98.0%); quota: 864

Torrent

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
J. Canning, (Ind) 1,626
T. J. Kempton, (UUP) 1,333
B. J. Doris, (SF) 758
M. McCaughey, (SF) 729
J. Cavanagh, (SDLP) 683

S. Corr, (SF) 550
A. T. Donnelly, (SDLP) 357
B. O'Donnell, (SDLP) 214
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,333, (21.3%), 1 seat
SF: 2,037 (32.6%), 2 seats
SDLP: 1,254 (20.1%), 2 seats
Ind: 1,626 (26.0%), 1 seat

Electorate: 8,643; seats: 6; votes cast: 6,472; spoilt votes: 222 (3.4%);
valid votes: 6,250 (96.6%); quota: 893

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
T. J. Kempton, (OUP) 1,120
F. Molloy, (SF) 1,079
J. Canning, (Ind N) 852
B. Duffin, (SF) 653

F. M. Donaghy, (SF) 641
J. I. Cavanagh, (SDLP) 588
O. Nugent, (Ind N) 552
P. McGlinchey, (SDLP) 571
E. F. White, (DUP) 290
J. F. Corr, (Ind N) 140
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,120 (17.3%), 1 seat
DUP: 290 (4.5%)
SF: 2,373 (36.6%), 2 seats
SDLP: 1,159 (17.9%), 2 seats
Ind N: 1,544 (23.7%), 1 seat

Electorate: 8,203; seats: 6; votes cast: 6,660; spoilt votes: 174 (2.6%);
valid votes: 6,486 (97.4%); quota: 927

Local council election results from 1985 to 1989: Antrim | Ards | Armagh | Ballymena | Ballymoney | Banbridge | Belfast | Carrickfergus | Castlereagh | Coleraine | Cookstown | Craigavon | Derry | Down | Dungannon | Fermanagh | Larne | Limavady | Lisburn | Magherafelt | Moyle | Newry and Mourne | Newtownabbey | North Down | Omagh | Strabane

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