Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Limavady

Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 4,695 (39.9%), 7 councillors
DUP: 1,386 (11.8%), 1 councillor
SF: 1,136 (9.6%), 1 councillor
SDLP: 4,312 (36.6%), 6 councillors
Alliance: 241 (2.1%)
Votes by Party:
OUP: 4,666 (39.4%), 7 councillors
DUP: 1,148 (9.7%), 2 councillors
SF: 1,247 (10.5%), 2 councillors
SDLP: 3,899 (32.9%), 4 councillors
Alliance: 228 (1.9%)
Ind U: 249 (2.2%)
Ind: 404 (3.4%)
Electorate: 18,318; votes cast: 12,022; spoilt votes: 252 (2.1%); valid votes: 11,770 (97.9%) Electorate: 17,082; votes cast: 12,061; spoilt votes: 220 (1.8%); valid votes: 11,841 (98.2%)


Bellarena

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
S. Gault, (DUP) 797
J. P. McKinney (SDLP) 785
R. I. A. Grant, (UUP) 696
A. Doherty, (SDLP) 676
T. Mullan, (SDLP) 618

E. Murray, (DUP) 471
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,493 (36.9%), 2 seats
DUP: 471 (11.6%)
SDLP: 2,079 (51.5%), 3 seats

Electorate: 6,002; seats: 5; votes cast: 4,116; spoilt votes: 73 (1.8%);
valid votes: 4,043 (98.2%); quota: 674

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
R. I. A. Grant, (OUP) 793
S. Gault, (OUP) 745
A. Doherty, (SDLP) 705
T. Mullan, (SDLP) 590

R. King, (SDLP) 579
E. Murray, (DUP) 540
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,538 (38.9%), 2 seats
DUP: 540 (13.7%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,874 (47.4%), 2 seats

Electorate: 5,691; seats: 5; votes cast: 4,027; spoilt votes: 75 (1.9%);
valid votes: 3,952 (98.1%); quota: 659

Benbradagh

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
L. Hegarty, (SDLP) 987
D. Robinson, (UUP) 939
T. Donaghy, (SF) 793
M. Gault, (UUP) 446

M. Hasson, (SF) 343
J. G. Lynch, (SDLP) 182
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,385 (37.5%), 2 seats
SF: 1,136 (30.8%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,169 (31.7%), 2 seats

Electorate: 5,745; seats: 5; votes cast: 3,794; spoilt votes: 104 (2.8%);
valid votes: 3,690 (97.2%); quota: 616

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
M. G. McGonigle, (SF) 880
D. Robinson, (OUP) 825
L. Hegarty, (SDLP) 585

D. P. J. Farren, (Ind) 404
M. Hasson, (SF) 367
M. Gault, (OUP) 336

J. Brolly, (SDLP) 316
J. J. McKay, (DUP) 184
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,161 (29.8%), 2 seats
DUP: 184 (4.7%)
SF: 1,247 (32.0%), 2 seats
SDLP: 901 (23.1%), 1 seat
Ind: 404 (10.4%)

Electorate: 5,633; seats: 5; votes cast: 3,989; spoilt votes: 92 (2.3%);
valid votes: 3,897 (97.7%); quota: 650

Limavady Town

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
R. Cartwright, (UUP) 961
G. H. Robinson, (DUP) 915
B. Doherty, (SDLP) 686
J. Dolan, (UUP) 482

B. McWilliams, (SDLP) 378
N. W. J. Reynolds, (UUP) 374
J. B. McGuigan, (Alliance) 241
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,817 (45.0%), 3 seats
DUP: 915 (22.7%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,064 (26.3%), 1 seat
Alliance: 241 (6.0%)

Electorate: 6,571; seats: 5; votes cast: 4,112; spoilt votes: 75 (1.9%);
valid votes: 4,037 (98.1%); quota: 673

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
B. Doherty, (SDLP) 887
R. Cartwright, (OUP) 796
J. Dolan, (OUP) 772
S. J. Miller, (OUP) 399
G. H. Robinson, (DUP) 268

W. A. Norris, (Ind U) 249
B. McWilliams, (SDLP) 237
J. Mullan, (Alliance) 228
E. A. Caldwell, (DUP) 156
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,967 (49.3%), 3 seats
DUP: 424 (10.6%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,124 (28.2%), 1 seat
Alliance: 228 (5.7%)
Ind U: 249 (6.2%)

Electorate: 5,758; seats: 5; votes cast: 4,045; spoilt votes: 53 (1.3%);
valid votes: 3,992 (98.7%); quota: 666

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

Local council election results from 1993 to 2011:
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

Results from 1983 to 1995 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 | Upper Bann

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