West Tyrone

Details of each count in 1998 election

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Map by Conal Kelly

See also results of all West Tyrone elections 1993-2010 and full counts from 2003 and 2007. Spreadsheet for 1998 here.


Stage 1 Surplus Gibson Surplus Doherty Exclude McLaughlin, O'Kane, Owens, Johnstone
Oliver Gibson DUP 8015 -1450 6565
6565
6565
Pat Doherty SF 7027
7027 -462 6565
6565
Joe Byrne SDLP 6495 3.78 6498.78 13.32 6512.10 193.00 6705.10
Derek Hussey UUP 4622 896.91 5518.91 0.36 5519.27 34.04 5553.31
Eugene McMenamin SDLP 3548 1.26 3549.26 4.44 3553.70 91.30 3645.00
Barry McElduff SF 4963 0.84 4963.84 312.6 5276.44 109.89 5386.33
Seamus Devine SF 3676
3676.00 71.64 3747.64 58.84 3806.48
Alastair Patterson UUP 2615 440.16 3055.16
3055.16 57.42 3112.58
Pat McDonnell SDLP 1772 1.89 1773.89 3.66 1777.55 59.72 1837.27
Paddy McGowan Ind Comm 1269 32.34 1301.34 3.48 1304.82 142.27 1447.09
Ann Gormley APNI 1011 9.66 1020.66 1.98 1022.64 81.98 1104.62
Johnny McLaughlin Soc 570 13.44 583.44 2.94 586.38 -586.38
Laurence O'Kane CECC 171 1.89 172.89 1.20 174.09 -174.09
Tommy Owens WP 157 4.83 161.83 0.36 162.19 -162.19
Robert Johnstone NLP 40 10.71 50.71 0.30 51.01 -51.01









non-transferable

32.29 32.29 45.72 78.01 145.21 223.22

Stage 2: Of Gibson's 8015 votes, 4271 transferred to Hussey and 2096 to Patterson, thus 6367 (79.44%) to the UUP candidates; 154 (1.92%) to McGowan (Ind Comm); 64 (0.80%) to McLaughlin (Socialist); 51 (0.64%) to Johnstone (NLP); 46 (0.57%) to Gormley (Alliance); 18 to Byrne, 9 to McDonnell and 6 to McMenamin, thus 33 (0.41%) to the SDLP candidates; 23 (0.29%) to Owens (WP); 9 (0.11%) to O'Kane (CECC); 4 to McElduff and none to Devine, thus 4 (0.05%) to the SF candidates with 1264 (15.77%) non-transferable.

Stage 3: Of Doherty's 7027 votes, 5210 transferred to McElduff and 1194 to Devine, thus 6404 (91.13%) to the other SF candidates; 222 went to Byrne, 74 to McMenamin and 61 to McDonnell, thus 357 (5.08%) to the SDLP candidates; 58 (0.83%) to McGowan (Ind Comm); 49 (0.70%) to McLaughlin (Socialist); 33 (0.47%) to Gormley (Alliance); 20 (0.28%) to O'Kane (CECC); 6 to Hussey and none to Patterson, thus 6 (0.09%) to the UUP candidates; also 6 (0.09%) to Owens (WP); and 5 (0.07%) to Johnstone (NLP) with 89 (1.27%) non-transferable.


Stage 4 Exclude Gormley Exclude McGowan Exclude McDonnell
Oliver Gibson DUP 6565
6565
6565
6565
Pat Doherty SF 6565
6565
6565
6565
Joe Byrne SDLP 6705.10
6705.10
6705.1
6705.1
Derek Hussey UUP 5553.31 216.41 5769.72 113.46 5883.18 37.42 5920.60
Eugene McMenamin SDLP 3645.00 99.00 3744.00 267.24 4011.24 1611.93 5623.17
Barry McElduff SF 5386.33 29.42 5415.75 249.02 5664.77 324.44 5989.21
Seamus Devine SF 3806.48 30.18 3836.66 100.96 3937.62 135.32 4072.94
Alastair Patterson UUP 3112.58 157.52 3270.10 86.71 3356.81 15.21 3372.02
Pat McDonnell SDLP 1837.27 172.30 2009.57 452.42 2461.99 -2461.99
Paddy McGowan Ind Comm 1447.09 271.14 1718.23 -1718.23


Ann Gormley APNI 1104.62 -1104.62













non-transferable
223.22 128.65 351.87 448.42 800.29 337.67 1137.96

Stage 7 Exclude Patterson Surplus Hussey
Oliver Gibson DUP 6565
6565
6565
Pat Doherty SF 6565
6565
6565
Joe Byrne SDLP 6705.1
6705.1
6705.1
Derek Hussey UUP 5920.6 2525 8445.6 -1880.6 6565
Eugene McMenamin SDLP 5623.17 168 5791.17 729 6520.17
Barry McElduff SF 5989.21 4.05 5993.26 4 5997.26
Seamus Devine SF 4072.94 5.11 4078.05 10 4088.05
Alastair Patterson UUP 3372.02 -3372.02











non-transferable
1137.96 669.86 1807.82 1137.6 2945.42

Stage 9: Of the 2525 votes transferred from Patterson to Hussey, 729 (28.87%) went to McMenamin (SDLP); 10 to Devine and 4 to McElduff, thus 14 (0.55%) to the SF candidates; with 1782 (70.57%) non-transferable.

The most predictable result in Northern Ireland.


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