1996 Forum Elections: Candidates in North Down

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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 Down. (spreadsheet)

Ulster Unionist Party: 9,270 (25.6%): Peter Weir, Alan McFarland, Roy Bradford, John Shields, Irene Cree

United Kingdom Unionist Party: 7,579 (20.9%): Robert McCartney, Valerie Kinghan, Patricia Watson

Democratic Unionist Party: 6,699 (18.5%): St Clair McAlister, Ruby Cooling, Cecil Noble

Alliance Party: 6,186 (17.1%): Sir Oliver Napier, Brian Wilson, Eileen Bell, Larry Thompson, Jane Copeland

Social Democratic and Labour Party:
1,798 (5.0%): Owen Adams, John Burke

Progressive Unionist Party: 1,694 (4.7%): Victor Ash, Samuel Curry, Neil Mehaffy, Kenneth Sterrit

Ulster Democratic Party: 651 (1.8%): James McCullough, Thomas Lindsay

Northern Ireland Women's Coalition: 496 (1.4%): Emma McGuigan, Ann Marie Foster, Jane Morris

The Conservative Party: 444 (1.2%): Ann Thompson, Bruce Mulligan

Independent Chambers:
334 (0.9%): Alan Chambers, James Arbuthnot, Robert Irvine

Green Party: 283 (0.8%): Paddy McEvoy, Mary Ringland

Sinn Féin:
275 (0.8%): Mairtin O Mulleoir, John Smith

Labour: 171 (0.5%): John Magennis, Sean McGouran

Independent Democratic Unionist Party:
97 (0.3%): Thomas O'Brien, William Baxter

Democratic Left: 95 (0.3%): Daryl Armitage, Tim Davis

Workers Party: 60 (0.2%): Dessie O'Hagan, Colum Mullan

Ulster Independence Movement: 49 (0.09%): Geoffrey Watson, Glenn Pollock

Ulster's Independent Voice:
49 (0.0.9%): Christopher Carter, Fidelma Carter

Natural Law Party: 15 (0.04%): Peter McGowan, Thomas Mullins

Electorate: 62,810; votes cast: 36,271; spoilt votes: 26 (0.07%); valid votes: 36,245

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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