Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Lisburn

Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 16,786 (49.9%), 15 councillors
DUP: 5,996 (17.8%), 5 councillors
SF: 2,573 (7.6%), 2 councillors
SDLP: 2,685 (8.0%), 3 councillors
Alliance: 3,603 (10.7%), 2 councillors
WP: 1,037 (3.1%)
ULDP: 235 (0.7%)
Ind C: 752 (2.2%), 1 councillor
Votes by Party:
OUP: 14,101 (42.8%), 13 councillors
DUP: 10,568 (32.1%), 8 councillors
SF: 1,873 (5.7%), 2 councillors
SDLP: 2,163 (6.6%), 2 councillors
Alliance: 3,624 (11.0%), 3 councillors
WP: 584 (1.8%)
Electorate: 65,125; votes cast: 34,465; spoilt votes: 798 (2.3%); valid votes: 33,667 (97.7%) Electorate: 59,077; votes cast: 33,566; spoilt votes: 653 (1.9%); valid votes: 32,913 (98.1%)


Downshire

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. G. Bleakes, (UUP) 2,297
T. W. Lilburn, (UUP) 1,084
C. B. Poots, (DUP) 1042
A. Blake, (DUP) 998
K. C. Hull, (Alliance) 872
T. J. Davis, (UUP) 666

J. McCann, (DUP) 574
J. Curry, (UUP) 320
W. Corfield-McClung, (UUP) 171
P. Pollock, (WP) 63
Votes by Party:
UUP: 4,538 (56.1%), 4 seats
DUP: 2,614 (32.3%), 2 seats
Alliance: 872 (10.8%), 1 seat
WP: 63 (0.8%)

Electorate: 15,814; seats: 7; votes cast: 8,262; spoilt votes: 175 (2.1%);
valid votes: 8,087 (97.9%); quota: 1,011

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. G. Bleakes, (OUP) 2,244
C. B. Poots, (DUP) 1,089
R. D. Reid, (Alliance) 954
T. W. Lilburn, (OUP) 949
D. McCarroll, (DUP) 856
T. J. Davis, (DUP) 786

J. McCann, (DUP) 665
W. G. Watson, (OUP) 410
W. McClung, (OUP) 210
Votes by Party:
OUP: 3,813 (46.7%), 3 seats
DUP: 3,396 (41.6%), 3 seats
Alliance: 954 (11.7%), 1 seat

Electorate: 14,092; seats: 7; votes cast: 8,304; spoilt votes: 141 (1.7%);
valid votes: 8,163 (98.3%); quota: 1,021

Lisburn Town

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
I. Davis, (UUP) 2,530
S. A. Close, (Alliance) 1,307
W. Belshaw, (UUP) 1,049
S. Semple, (UUP) 684
R. I. McMaster, (DUP) 422

J. Mulholland, (DUP) 290
W. Gardiner-Watson, (UUP) 195
G. Morrison, (UUP) 177

P. McDonald, (WP) 141
A. Park, (UUP) 119
Votes by Party:
UUP: 4,754 (68.8%), 5 seats
DUP: 712 (10.3%), 1 seat
Alliance: 1,307 (18.9%), 1 seat
WP: 141 (2.0%)

Electorate: 14,362; seats: 7; votes cast: 7,059; spoilt votes: 145 (2.1%);
valid votes: 6,914 (97.9%); quota: 865

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
I. Davis, (DUP) 2,888
W. Belshaw, (OUP) 1,211
S. A. Close, (Alliance) 1,013
M. L. McKinney, (OUP) 838
S. Semple, (OUP) 521
J. I. Davis, (OUP) 341

M. M. Mulholland, (Alliance) 315
W. J. Mulholland, (DUP) 179
R. Dunsmore, (DUP) 137
Votes by Party:
OUP: 2,911 (39.1%), 4 seats
DUP: 3,204 (43.0%), 2 seats
Alliance: 1,328 (17.9%), 1 seat

Electorate: 14,285; seats: 7; votes cast: 7,606; spoilt votes: 163 (2.1%);
valid votes: 7,443 (97.9%); quota: 931

Killultagh

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
R. D. S. Campbell, (UUP) 2,072
W. J. Dillon, (UUP) 1,211
C. Calvert, (DUP) 1,202
P. O'Hagan, (SDLP) 1,058
W. H. Lewis, (UUP) 926
R. Crawford, (UUP) 917
D. Greene, (Ind C) 752

E. Drayne, (Alliance) 740
W. H. Stevenson, (DUP) 504
R. Haggan, (ULDP) 235
A. M. Lowry, (WP) 72
Votes by Party:
UUP: 5,126 (52.9%), 4 seats
DUP: 1,706 (17.7%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,058 (10.9%), 1 seat
Alliance: 740 (7.6%)
ULDP: 235 (2.4%)
WP: 72 (0.7%)
Ind C: 752 (7.8%), 1 seat

Electorate: 18,323; seats: 7; votes cast: 9,830; spoilt votes: 141 (1.4%);
valid votes: 9,689 (98.6%); quota: 1,212

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
R. D. Campbell, (OUP) 2,386
C. Calvert, (DUP) 1,331
W. H. Lewis, (OUP) 1,163
P. Ritchie, (SDLP) 1,070
W. J. Dillon, (OUP) 997

E. Drayne, (Alliance) 704
H. Stevenson, (DUP) 591
R. J. McNeice, (DUP) 558
H. McGiffin, (OUP) 300

Votes by Party:
OUP: 4,846 (53.2%), 4 seats
DUP: 2,480 (27.3%), 2 seats
SDLP: 1,070 (11.8%), 1 seat
Alliance: 704 (7.7%)

Electorate: 15,793; seats: 7; votes cast: 9,233; spoilt votes: 133 (1.4%);
valid votes: 9,100 (98.6%); quota: 1,138

Dunmurry Cross

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
P. J. Rice, (SF) 1,498
W. J. McAllister, (UUP) 1,159
M. R. Ferguson, (SF) 1,075
W. J. Beattie, (DUP) 964
W. B. Bell, (UUP) 957
B. McDonnell, (SDLP) 819
H. Lewsley, (SDLP) 808

J. T. Lowry, (WP) 761
P. M. Bell, (Alliance) 684
R. J. Scott, (UUP) 252
Votes by Party:
UUP: 2,368 (26.4%), 2 seats
DUP: 964 (10.7%), 1 seat
SF: 2,573 (28.7%), 2 seats
SDLP: 1,627 (18.1%), 2 seats
Alliance: 684 (7.6%)
WP: 761 (8.5%)

Electorate: 16,626; seats: 7; votes cast: 9,314; spoilt votes: 337 (3.6%);
valid votes: 8,977(96.4%); quota: 1,123

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
W. J. McAllister, (OUP) 1,886
W. J. Beattie, (DUP) 1,353
W. McDonnell, (SDLP) 1,093
D. Gibney, (SF) 1,049
P. J. Rice, (SF) 824
D. St. C. Cheyne, (Alliance) 638

J. T. Lowry, (WP) 584
N. C. Tulip, (OUP) 346
R. J. Scott, (OUP) 299
R. J. J. Kelly, (DUP) 135
Votes by Party:
OUP: 2,531 (30.8%), 2 seats
DUP: 1,488 (18.1%), 1 seat
SF: 1,873 (22.8%), 2 seats
SDLP: 1,093 (13.3%), 1 seat
Alliance: 638 (7.8%), 1 seat
WP: 584 (7.2%)

Electorate: 14,907; seats: 7; votes cast: 8,423; spoilt votes: 216 (2.6%);
valid votes: 8,207 (97.4%); quota: 1,026


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