1996 Forum Elections: Candidates in West Belfast

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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 West Belfast. (spreadsheet) 

Sinn Fein: 22,355 (53.4%): Gerry Adams, Dodie McGuinness, Alex Maskey, Annie Armstrong, Marie Moore

Social Democratic and Labour Party: 11,087 (26.5%): Joe Hendron, Alex Attwood, Margaret Walsh, Patricia Lewsley, Mary Muldoon

Progressive Unionist Party: 1,982 (4.7%): Hugh Smyth, Mina Wardle

Democratic Unionist Party: 1,769 (4.2%): Eric Smyth, Margaret Ferris

Ulster Unionist Party: 1,489 (3.6%): Fred Parkinson, John McDonald

Workers Party: 984 (2.4%): John Lowry, Jim Pollock

Ulster Democratic Party: 848 (2.0%): Frank McCoubrey, Delwyn Williams

Alliance: 340 (0.8%): Dan McGuinness, Patricia Mallon, Glyn Roberts

Labour: 319 (0.8%): Mary Cahillane, Isabel Cowan, Barbara Lynn, Brian McDermott, Terence McDonagh

Northern Ireland Women's Coalition: 252 (0.6%): Vera McKee, Mary Catney, Ann Hall, Julie Cullen

Green Party: 156 (0.4%): Jude Stephens, Philip Kearney, David Taylor

Conservative Party: 60 (0.1%): Charles Balmer, David Munster

Ulster Independence Movement: 43 (0.1%): Kenneth McClinton, Clifford Peoples

Democratic Left: 37 (0.09%): Mary McMahon, Freddie Rea

Independent Democratic Unionist Party: 36 (0.09%): Florence Baxter, William Clements

Natural Law Party: 30 (0.07%): Michael Kennedy, Vivien Martin

Communist Party of Ireland: 28 (0.07%): Barry Bruton, Daniella Egerton

Ulster's Independent Voice: 26 (0.06%): Bernard McGrath, Susan McGrath

Independent Chambers: 12 (0.02%): Ruth Patty, Richard Stewart

Electorate: 61,344; votes cast: 42,026; spoilt votes: 173 (0.4%); valid votes: 41,853 (99.6%)

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