Belfast East - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Belfast East constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameBelfast East
RegionNorthern Ireland
1st in 2017DUP
2nd in 2017Alliance NI
Swing To Lose9.88%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Election 2017DUP
Election 2015DUP
Election 2010Alliance NI
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)DUP
Election 2005DUP
Election 2001DUP
Election 1997DUP
Election 1992DUP
Election 1987DUP
Election 1983DUP

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP23,91755.76%+6.43%
Alliance NI15,44336.01%-6.78%
UUP1,4083.28%N/A
Sinn Fein8942.08%+0.01%
Green5611.31%-1.36%
Conservative4461.04%-1.79%
SDLP1670.39%+0.07%
Minor540.13%N/A
Majority8,47419.76%-
Turnout42,89067.55%+4.72%
Electorate63,495--
Swing from Alliance NI to DUP-6.61%-
DUP hold

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP19,57549.33%+16.55%
Alliance NI16,97842.79%+5.56%
Conservative1,1212.82%N/A
Green1,0582.67%N/A
Sinn Fein8232.07%-0.29%
SDLP1270.32%-0.74%
Majority2,5976.54%-
Turnout39,68262.83%+4.38%
Electorate63,157--
Swing from Alliance NI to DUP-5.49%-
DUP gain from Alliance NI

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Alliance NI12,83937.23%N/A
DUP11,30632.78%-16.36%
UCU-NF7,30521.18%N/A
TUV1,8565.38%N/A
Sinn Fein8172.37%-0.97%
SDLP3651.06%-1.68%
Majority1,5334.45%-
Turnout34,48858.45%+0.47%
Electorate59,007--
Swing-N/A-
Alliance NI gain from DUP

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP15,15249.15%0.00%
UUP9,27530.08%0.00%
Minor3,74612.15%N/A
Sinn Fein1,0293.34%0.00%
SDLP8442.74%0.00%
Others7852.55%N/A
Majority5,87719.06%-
Turnout30,83157.98%-0.30%
Electorate53,176--
Swing-0.00%-
DUP hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP15,15249.15%+6.61%
UUP9,27530.08%+6.87%
Alliance NI3,74612.15%-3.69%
Sinn Fein1,0293.34%-0.02%
SDLP8442.74%+0.35%
Conservative4341.41%-0.76%
Minor1790.58%N/A
Others1720.56%N/A
Majority5,87719.06%-
Turnout30,83158.28%-4.72%
Electorate52,899--
Swing from DUP to UUP-0.13%-
DUP hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP15,66742.54%-0.10%
UUP8,55023.22%-2.11%
Alliance NI5,83215.84%-7.96%
Minor3,6699.96%N/A
Sinn Fein1,2373.36%+1.28%
SDLP8802.39%+0.78%
Conservative8002.17%-0.21%
Others1940.53%N/A
Majority7,11719.32%-
Turnout36,82963.00%-0.21%
Electorate58,455--
Swing from UUP to DUP-1.01%-
DUP hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP16,64042.63%-8.88%
UUP9,88625.33%N/A
Alliance NI9,28823.80%-5.96%
Conservative9282.38%-6.88%
Sinn Fein8102.08%+0.18%
SDLP6291.61%N/A
Minor5411.39%N/A
Others3070.79%N/A
Majority6,75417.31%-
Turnout39,02963.21%-4.49%
Electorate61,744--
Swing-N/A-
DUP hold

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP18,43751.51%-10.39%
Alliance NI10,65029.76%-2.37%
Conservative3,3149.26%N/A
Minor2,2566.30%N/A
Sinn Fein6791.90%-0.07%
Others4551.27%N/A
Majority7,78721.76%-
Turnout35,79167.70%+7.46%
Electorate52,869--
Swing from DUP to Alliance NI-4.01%-
DUP hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP20,37261.90%+16.59%
Alliance NI10,57432.13%+8.04%
Minor1,3143.99%N/A
Sinn Fein6491.97%+0.22%
Majority9,79829.77%-
Turnout32,90960.24%-9.82%
Electorate54,628--
Swing from Alliance NI to DUP-4.28%-
DUP hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP17,63145.31%N/A
UUP9,64224.78%N/A
Alliance NI9,37324.09%N/A
Sinn Fein6821.75%N/A
Minor5841.50%N/A
SDLP5191.33%N/A
Others4801.23%N/A
Majority7,98920.53%-
Turnout38,91170.06%N/A
Electorate55,539--
Swing-N/A-
DUP win
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