1996 Forum Elections: Candidates in East 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 East Antrim. (spreadsheet) 

Ulster Unionist Party: 10,036 (30.1%): Mary Steele, Thomas Daniel Robinson, James Brown, Eric Ferguson, David Fleck

Democratic Unionist Party: 9,557 (28.7%): Jack McKee, May Beattie, Noel McAllister

Alliance Party: 3,957 (11.9%): Sean Neeson, Stewart Dickson, Amelia Kelly, Bill McKimmon, Janet Crampsey

Progressive Unionist Party: 2,254 (6.8%): William Donaldson, William Hamilton, William Green, George Ferguson, William Adamson

Social Democratic and Labour Party: 2,213 (6.6%): Daniel O'Connor, Mary White

United Kingdom Unionist Party: 2,041 (6.1%): Mark Dingwall, Arthur Cowden

Ulster Democratic Party: 1,141 (3.4%): Thomas Kirkham, Joseph English

Sinn Fein: 619 (1.9%): Mary Davey, Martin Meehan, Una Gillispie

Northern Ireland Women's Coalition: 323 (1.0%): Angela Hegarty, Jaqueline Weir, Carmel Gallagher

The Conservative Party: 271 (0.8%): Sam Crowe, Donald Tomb

Green Party: 224 (0.7%): Sharon Morrow, Jenny McMillan, Patrick William Agnew

Labour: 218 (0.6%): William McClinton, Joseph Watson

Independent Democratic Unionist Party: 107 (0.3%): Neville Steel, Allen Boyland

Democratic Partnership: 102 (0.3%): Maureen Sykes, Rachel McKeown

Ulster Independence Movement: 86 (0.3%): Cecil Kane, Victor King

Independent McMullan: 81 (0.2%): William Anthony Cunning, James Simmons

Workers Party: 69 (0.2%): Austin Kelly, Brendan Heaney

Democratic Left: 33 (0.1%): Kevin Smyth, Eamon Lynch

Natural Law Party: 14 (0.04%): John Collins, Andrea Gribben

Independent Chambers: 5 (0.01%): Georgina Strain, Hudson Strain

Electorate: 57,989; votes cast: 33,403; spoilt votes: 52 (0.1%); valid votes: 33,351 (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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