1996 Forum Elections: Candidates in North Antrim

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The following list of candidates is arranged in order of votes by party. The names in bold are those of the candidates elected in the constituency of North Antrim.  (spreadsheet)

Democratic Unionist Party: 16,448 (37.0%): Ian Paisley, Ian Paisley Jr, Gardiner Kane, Samuel McConaghie, Maurice Mills

Ulster Unionist Party: 11,195 (25.2%): Robert Coulter, Joseph Gaston, William Wright, James Leslie, James Simpson

Social Democratic and Labour Party: 7,185 (16.1%): Sean Farren, Dick Kerr, Patrick McAvoy, Malachy McCamphill, Malachy McSparran

Sinn Féin: 2,579 (5.8%): James McCarry, Christine McAuley

Alliance Party: 2,518 (5.6%): David Alderdice, Gareth Williams

United Kingdom Unionist Party: 1,185 (2.7%): Harry Gordon, Laura Lyle

Ulster Democratic Party: 768 (1.7%): Kenneth Blair, Winston McConnell

Independent McMullan: 670 (1.5%): Oliver McMullan, John Robb

Progressive Unionist Party: 665 (1.5%): Mervyn Craig, Alan Elder

Northern Ireland Women's Coalition: 272 (0.6%): Teresa Godfrey, Irene Leacock, Carol Nevin

The Conservative Party: 259 (0.6%): Elizabeth Armstrong, Mary Noble

Labour: 187 (0.4%): Robert Margrain, Benjamin Adams, Mark McKavanagh, Niall Mulholland

Ulster Independence Movement: 167 (0.4%): Agnes McLeister, Ivan McLaughlan

Green Party: 150 (0.4%): Maria McAllister, Graham Gingles, Roger Frew

Democratic Partnership: 114 (0.3%): Christopher McCaughan, Paul Cunningham

Workers Party: 60 (0.1%): Rosemary McBride, Pat Scullion

Democratic Left: 40 (0.09%): Alan Darnbrook, Colm McGinn

Natural Law Party: 14 (0.03%): Francis Chalmers, John Wright

Independent Chambers: 13 (0.03%): Ryan Hay, Jean Arbuthnot

Electorate: 71,799; votes cast: 44,560; spoilt votes: 71 (0.1%); valid votes: 44,489 (99.9%)

Full list of 1996 candidates: 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 | West Tyrone | Upper Bann | Regional List

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