Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Omagh


Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 4,679 (21.9%), 5 councillors
DUP: 3,217 (15.1%), 3 councillors
SF: 5,331 (24.9%), 6 councillors
SDLP: 5,587 (26.1%), 6 councillors
Alliance: 800 (3.7%)
WP: 895 (4.2%)
Ind: 872 (4.1%), 1 councillor
Votes by Party:
OUP: 3,724 (16.8%), 4 councillors
DUP: 4,200 (18.9%), 4 councillors
SF: 7,011 (31.6%), 6 councillors
SDLP: 3,905 (17.6%), 5 councillors
Alliance: 1,048 (4.7%)
WP: 600 (2.7%)
IIP: 932 (4.2%), 1 councillor
Ind: 779 (3.5%), 1 councillor
Electorate: 29,587; votes cast: 22,076; spoilt votes: 695 (3.2%); valid votes: 21,381 (96.8%) Electorate: 28,966; votes cast: 22,637; spoilt votes: 438 (1.9%); valid votes: 22,199 (98.1%)


Omagh Town

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
O. C. Gibson, (DUP) 1,058
J. McLaughlin, (SDLP) 820
P. J. McGowan, (SDLP) 754
W. Breen, (UUP) 736
F. A. Mackey, (SF) 696

J. G. Doody, (WP) 335
S. McKenna, (SDLP) 330
A. P. Breen, (SDLP) 325
P. Bogan, (Alliance) 305
S. Johnston, (DUP) 260
R. Hussey, (UUP) 208
C. F. B. Grimes, (SF) 143
E. Bullick, (Alliance) 115
Votes by Party:
UUP: 944 (15.5%), 1 seat
DUP: 1,318 (21.7%), 2 seats
SF: 839 (13.8%), 1 seat
SDLP: 2,229 (36.6%), 3 seats
Alliance: 420 (6.9%)
WP: 335 (5.5%)

Electorate: 9,451; seats: 7; votes cast: 6,264; spoilt votes: 179 (2.9%);
valid votes: 6,085 (97.1%); quota: 761

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
F. A. Mackey, (SF) 1,213
O. C. Gibson, (DUP) 848
J. J. McLaughlin, (Ind) 779
B. M. Grant, (SDLP) 586
D. Aiken, (DUP) 517
W. Breen, (OUP) 463
S. McKenna, (SDLP) 421

T. A. Strain, (OUP) 402
J. A. Lagan, (Alliance) 374
A. P. Breen, (SDLP) 346
H. C. Gormley, (WP) 143
R. H. Hinds, (Alliance) 129
R. Farrell, (DUP) 105
J. H. Sweeney, (IIP) 75
D. J. McCormack, (Alliance) 73
Votes by Party:
OUP: 865 (13.4%), 1 seat
DUP: 1,470 (22.7%), 2 seats
SF: 1,213 (18.7%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,353 (20.9%), 2 seats
Alliance: 576 (8.9%)
WP: 143 (2.2%)
IIP: 75 (1.2%)
Ind: 779 (12.0%), 1 seat

Electorate: 9,554; seats: 7; votes cast: 6,598; spoilt votes: 124 (1.9%);
valid votes: 6,474 (98.1%); quota: 810

West Tyrone

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
A. C. McFarland, (UUP) 1,314
L. McQuaid, (SDLP) 1,112
G. McMenamin, (SF) 838
H. Cairns, (DUP) 832
G. A. Rainey, (UUP) 830
C. A. Quinn, (SF) 762

J. Connolly, (SDLP) 489
G. McMullan, (SDLP) 421
T. Owens, (WP) 316
W. P. McLaughlin, (SF) 218
A. M. Gormley, (Alliance) 213
R. Farrell, (DUP) 136
R. J. Little, (DUP) 121
Votes by Party:
UUP: 2,144 (28.2%), 2 seats
DUP: 1,089 (14.3%), 1 seat
SF: 1,818 (23.9%), 2 seats
SDLP: 2,022 (26.6%), 2 seats
Alliance: 213 (2.8%)
WP: 316 (4.2%)

Electorate: 9,836; seats: 7; votes cast: 7,845; spoilt votes: 243 (3.1%);
valid votes: 7,602 (96.9%); quota: 751

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
A. C. McFarland, (OUP) 1,186
C. Quinn, (SF) 1111
T. H. Cairns, (DUP) 938
L. McQuiaid, (SDLP) 839
M. G. McMenamin, (SF) 738
R. T. Moses, (OUP) 630

J. McElhinney, (SF) 426
G. McMullan, (SDLP) 394
J. F. Skelton, (SDLP) 370
P. J. Donnelly, (IIP) 347
G. Thompson, (DUP) 268
T. Owens, (WP) 204
E. H. A. Bullick, (Alliance) 175
H. A. McKenzie, (DUP) 151
J. Connolly, (IIP) 140
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,816 (22.9%), 2 seats
DUP: 1,357 (17.1%), 1 seat
SF: 2,275 (28.7%), 2 seats
SDLP: 1,603 (20.2%), 2 seats
Alliance: 175 (2.2%)
WP: 204 (2.6%)
IIP: 487 (6.3%)

Electorate: 9,690; seats: 7; votes cast: 8,091; spoilt votes: 174 (2.1%);
valid votes: 7,917 (97.9%); quota: 990

Mid Tyrone

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
P. McMahon, (SF) 1,186
D. C. D. Anderson, (UUP) 906
B. McGrath, (Ind) 872
B. McAleer, (SF) 788
S. Shields, (SDLP) 735
S. B. Clarke, (SF) 700
W. J. Thompson, (UUP) 685

N. M. McSherry, (SDLP) 601
W. Cooke, (DUP) 486
T. Armstrong, (DUP) 324
P. J. McClean, (WP) 244
E. A. McClelland, (Alliance) 167
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,591 (20.7%), 2 seats
DUP: 810 (10.5%)
SF: 2,674 (34.8%), 3 seats
SDLP: 1,336 (17.4%), 1 seat
Alliance: 167 (2.2%)
WP: 244 (3.1%)
Ind: 872 (11.3%), 1 seat

Electorate: 10,300; seats: 7; votes cast: 7,967; spoilt votes: 273 (3.4%);
valid votes: 7,694 (96.6%); quota: 962

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
S. J. Kerr, (SF) 1,634
J. A. McElduff, (SF) 975
C. B. McAleer, (SF) 914
W. Cooke, (DUP) 863
W. J. Thomson, (OUP) 824
P. J. McGowan, (SDLP) 569

T. Armstrong, (DUP) 510
N. M. McSherry, (SDLP) 380
B. McGrath, (IIP) 370
P. J. Bogan, (Alliance) 297
P. J. McClean, (WP) 253
C. A. P. Beattie, (OUP) 219
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,043 (13.4%), 1 seat
DUP: 1,373 (17.6%), 1 seat
SF: 3,523 (45.1%), 3 seats
SDLP: 949 (12.2%), 1 seat
Alliance: 297 (3.8%)
WP: 253 (3.2%)
IIP: 370 (4.7%), 1 seat

Electorate: 9,722; seats: 7; votes cast: 7,948; spoilt votes: 140 (1.8%);
valid votes: 7,808 (98.2%); quota: 977

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