Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Moyle

Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 522 (8.8%), 2 councillors
DUP: 1,143 (19.3%), 3 councillors
SF: 331 (5.6%), 1 councillor
SDLP: 1,756 (29.6%), 4 councillors
U: 919 (15.5%), 2 councillors
Ind: 1,266 (21.2%), 3 councillors
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,035 (16.2%), 2 councillors
DUP: 1,337 (21.0%), 3 councillors
SF: 777 (12.2%), 2 councillors
SDLP: 1,939 (30.4%), 4 councillors
IIP: 71 (1.1%)
Ind U: 568 (8.9%), 2 councillors
Ind: 643 (10.2%), 2 councillors
Electorate: 10,321; votes cast: 6,064; spoilt votes: 127 (2.1%); valid votes: 5,937 (97.9%) Electorate: 9,792; votes cast: 6,505; spoilt votes: 135 (2.1%); valid votes: 6,370 (97.9%)


Ballycastle

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
A. G. Kane, (DUP) 385
M. O'Cleary, (SDLP) 379

S. Blaney, (Ind) 221
A. D. McAuley, (Ind) 218
R. A. McPherson, (UUP) 218
J. McShane, (Ind) 202

C. P. McCaughan, (Ind) 160
N. McCurdy, (SDLP) 93
Votes by Party:
UUP: 218 (11.6%), 1 seat
DUP: 385 (20.5%), 1 seat
SDLP: 472 (25.2%), 1 seat
Ind: 801 (42.7%), 2 seats

Electorate: 3,489; seats: 5; votes cast: 1,926; spoilt votes: 50 (2.6%);
valid votes: 1,876 (97.4%); quota: 313

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
A. G. Kane, (DUP) 524
M. O'Cleary, (SDLP) 327
F. McCarry, (SF) 276
R. A. McPherson, (OUP) 255
J. McShane, (Ind) 218

A. D. McAuley, (Ind) 154
R. Kerr, (SDLP) 148
N. McCurdy, (SDLP) 95
Votes by Party:
OUP: 255 (12.9%), 1 seat
DUP: 524 (26.2%), 1 seat
SF: 276 (13.8%), 1 seat
SDLP: 570 (28.5%), 1 seat
Ind: 372 (18.6%), 1 seat

Electorate: 3,235; seats: 5; votes cast: 2,045; spoilt votes: 48 (2.4%);
valid votes: 1,997 (97.6%); quota: 333

Giant's Causeway

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
R. A. McIlroy, (U) 554
J. A. Rodgers, (DUP) 370
P. McConaghy, (U) 319
R. E. Getty, (UUP) 304
G. Rodgers, (DUP) 137

R. McIlvar, (U) 46
Votes by Party:
UUP: 304 (17.6%), 1 seat
DUP: 507 (29.3%), 2 seats
U: 919 (53.1%), 2 seats

Electorate: 3,226; seats: 5; votes cast: 1,778; spoilt votes: 48 (2.7%);
valid votes: 1,730 (97.3%); quota: 289

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
J. A. Rodgers, (DUP) 358
A. P. McConaghy, (Ind U) 338
R. E. Getty, (OUP) 328
D. A. Hill, (DUP) 244

J. H. McAuley, (OUP) 239
M. I. Morrison, (Ind U) 230
R. McIlvar, (DUP) 211
Votes by Party:
OUP: 567 (29.1%), 1 seat
DUP: 813 (41.8%), 2 seats
Ind U: 568 (29.1%), 2 seats

Electorate: 3,149; seats: 5; votes cast: 1,988; spoilt votes: 40 (2.0%);
valid votes: 1,948 (98.0%); quota: 325

The Glens

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
M. McSparran, (SDLP) 468
P. J. McBride, (SDLP) 344
J. K. McCarry, (SF) 331
R. D. McDonnell, (Ind) 297
J. G. C. Mitchell, (SDLP) 284

E. White, (DUP) 251
D. Anderson, (SDLP) 188
M. J. Brogan, (Ind) 168
Votes by Party:
DUP: 251 (10.8%)
SF: 331 (14.2%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,284 (55.1%), 3 seats
Ind: 465 (19.9%), 1 seat

Electorate: 3,606; seats: 5; votes cast: 2,360; spoilt votes: 29 (1.2%);
valid votes: 2,331 (98.8%); quota: 389

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
M. McSparran, (SDLP) 343

D. McMullan, (SDLP) 329
D. Anderson, (SDLP) 321
J. F. Regan, (SF) 301
R. D. McDonnell, (Ind ) 271
P. J. McBride, (SDLP) 253

H. G. Acheson, (OUP) 213
M. Hegarty, (SDLP) 123
J. K. McCarry, (SF) 118
J. McMullan, (SF) 82
J. J. McKay, (IIP) 71
Votes by Party:
OUP: 213 (8.8%)
SF: 501 (20.7%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,369 (56.4%), 3 seats
IIP: 71 (2.9%)
Ind: 271 (11.2%), 1 seat

Electorate: 3,408; seats: 5; votes cast: 2,472; spoilt votes: 47 (1.9%);
valid votes: 2,425 (98.1%); quota: 405

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:
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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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