Local Government Elections 1985 - 1989: Strabane

Summary

1989 Results 1985 Results
Votes by Party:
UUP: 3,358 (20.3%), 3 councillors
DUP: 3,251 (19.7%), 3 councillors
SF: 3,484 (21.1%), 2 councillors
SDLP: 2,955 (17.9%), 3 councillors
Alliance: 187 (1.1%), 1 councillor
U: 827 (5.0%), 1 councillor
Ind: 2,445 (14.9%), 2 councillors
Votes by Party:
OUP: 3,313 (19.1%), 3 councillors
DUP: 4,525 (26.1%), 4 councillors
SF: 3,887 (22.3%), 3 councillors
SDLP: 3,319 (19.1%), 3 councillors
Ind N: 2,326 (13.4%), 2 councillors
Electorate: 24,567; votes cast: 17,049; spoilt votes: 542 (3.2%); valid votes: 16,507 (96.8%) Electorate: 23,209; votes cast: 17,712; spoilt votes: 342 (1.9%); valid votes: 17,370 (98.1%)


Derg

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
E. Turner, (UUP) 1,050
T. A. Kerrigan, (DUP) 970
C. H. McHugh, (SF) 928
D. R. Hussey, (U) 827
L. D. McNamee, (SDLP) 589

D. McCrory, (Ind) 443
D. Monteith, (DUP) 426
T. P. MacNamee, (SF) 240
J. I. A. Smyth, (Alliance) 63
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,050 (19.0%), 1 seat
DUP: 1,396 (25.2%), 1 seat
SF: 1,168 (21.1%), 1 seat
SDLP: 589 (10.6%), 1 seat
Alliance: 63 (1.1%)
U: 827 (14.9%), 1 seat
Ind: 443 (8.1%)

Electorate: 7,611; seats: 5; votes cast: 5,711; spoilt votes: 175 (3.1%);
valid votes: 5,536 (96.9%); quota: 923

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
C. H. McHugh, (SF) 1,534
E. Turner, (OUP) 1,357
T. A. Kerrigan, (DUP) 1,270
D. McCrory, (Ind N) 480

N. B. Finlayson, (DUP) 411
J. S. Fitzsimons, (SDLP) 328
D. A. Baird, (DUP) 256
W. J. Flanagan, (SDLP) 207
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,357 (23.2%), 1 seat
DUP: 1,937 (33.2%), 2 seats
SF: 1,534 (26.2%), 1 seat
SDLP: 535 (9.2%)
Ind N: 480 (8.2%), 1 seat

Electorate: 7,333; seats: 5; votes cast: 5,938; spoilt votes: 95 (1.6%);
valid votes: 5,843 (98.4%); quota: 974

Glenelly

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
J. A. Emery, (UUP) 1,359
J. S. Donnell, (DUP) 1,118
J. P. Gallagher, (SDLP) 1,035
S. Rogers, (DUP) 737

M. A. Forbes, (SF) 526
B. P. Logue, (SDLP) 225
R. H. Colhoun, (Alliance) 124
Votes by Party:
UUP: 1,359 (26.5%), 1 seat
DUP: 1,855 (36.2%), 2 seats
SF: 526 (10.2%)
SDLP: 1,260 (24.6%), 1 seat
Alliance: 124 (2.5%), 1 seat

Electorate: 7,347; seats: 5; votes cast: 5,280; spoilt votes: 156 (3.0%);
valid votes: 5,124 (97.0%); quota: 855

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
M. E. S. Britton, (OUP) 1,381
J. P. Gallagher, (SDLP) 1,051
S. Rogers, (DUP) 972
R. O. Brolly, (DUP) 795
T. McNamee, (SF) 772

F. McConnell, (Ind N) 596
V. E. McGerrigle, (DUP) 294
Votes by Party:
OUP: 1,381 (23.5%), 1 seat
DUP: 2,061 (35.2%), 2 seats
SF: 772 (13.2%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,051 (17.9%), 1 seat
Ind N: 596 (10.2%)

Electorate: 7,340; seats: 5; votes cast: 5,978; spoilt votes: 117 (2.0%);
valid votes: 5,861 (98.0%); quota: 977

Mourne

1989 Results
(spreadsheet)

First Count:
I. C. Barr, (SF) 1,327
M. McManus, (Ind) 1,123
J. Cummings, (UUP) 949
J. J. O'Kane, (Ind) 879
J. C. McElroy, (SDLP) 641

U. McNulty, (SF) 463
B. Mullen, (SDLP) 254
B. T. McDermott, (SDLP) 211
Votes by Party:
UUP: 949 (16.2%), 1 seat
SF: 1,790 (30.6%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,106 (18.9%), 1 seat
Ind: 2,002 (34.3%), 2 seats

Electorate: 9,609; seats: 5; votes cast: 6,058; spoilt votes: 211 (3.5%);
valid votes: 5,847 (96.5%); quota: 975

1985 Results (spreadsheet)

First Count:
I. C. Barr, (SF) 1,581
J. J. O'Kane, (Ind N) 1,250
P. D. O'Hare, (SDLP) 757
M. McManus, (SDLP) 588
J. Cummings, (OUP) 575

D. Monteith, (DUP) 527
M. McCrea, (SDLP) 388
Votes by Party:
OUP: 575 (10.1%), 1 seat
DUP: 527 (9.3%)
SF: 1,581 (27.9%), 1 seat
SDLP: 1,733 (30.6%), 2 seats
Ind N: 1,250 (22.1 %), 1 seat

Electorate: 8,536; seats: 5; votes cast: 5,796; spoilt votes: 130 (2.2%);
valid votes: 5666 (97.8%); quota: 945

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