Belfast South - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Belfast South 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 South
RegionNorthern Ireland
1st in 2017DUP
2nd in 2017SDLP
Swing To Lose2.28%

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 2015SDLP
Election 2010SDLP
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)SDLP
Election 2005SDLP
Election 2001UUP
Election 1997UUP
Election 1992UUP
Election 1987UUP
Election 1983UUP

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
DUP13,29930.43%+8.21%
SDLP11,30325.86%+1.32%
Alliance NI7,94618.18%+0.95%
Sinn Fein7,14316.34%+2.48%
Green2,2415.13%-0.62%
UUP1,5273.49%-5.62%
Conservative2460.56%-0.93%
Majority1,9964.57%-
Turnout43,70566.11%+6.11%
Electorate66,105--
Swing from SDLP to DUP-3.45%-
DUP gain from SDLP

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
SDLP9,56024.54%-16.49%
DUP8,65422.21%-1.48%
Alliance NI6,71117.23%+2.27%
Sinn Fein5,40213.87%N/A
UUP3,5499.11%N/A
Green2,2385.74%+2.71%
UKIP1,9004.88%N/A
Conservative5821.49%N/A
Minor3610.93%N/A
Majority9062.33%-
Turnout38,95760.00%+2.57%
Electorate64,927--
Swing from SDLP to DUP-7.50%-
SDLP hold

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
SDLP14,02641.03%+8.75%
DUP8,10023.69%-4.73%
UCU-NF5,91017.29%N/A
Alliance NI5,11414.96%N/A
Green1,0363.03%N/A
Majority5,92617.33%-
Turnout34,18657.43%-3.38%
Electorate59,524--
Swing from DUP to SDLP-6.74%-
SDLP hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
SDLP10,33932.28%0.00%
DUP9,10428.43%0.00%
UUP7,26322.68%0.00%
Sinn Fein2,8829.00%0.00%
Minor2,0126.28%N/A
Others4281.34%N/A
Majority1,2353.86%-
Turnout32,02860.81%-0.52%
Electorate52,668--
Swing-0.00%-
SDLP hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
SDLP10,33932.28%+1.69%
DUP9,10428.43%N/A
UUP7,26322.68%-22.14%
Sinn Fein2,8829.00%+1.37%
Alliance NI2,0126.28%+0.90%
Minor2350.73%N/A
Others1930.60%N/A
Majority1,2353.86%-
Turnout32,02861.34%-2.52%
Electorate52,218--
Swing-N/A-
SDLP gain from UUP

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
UUP17,00844.81%+8.85%
SDLP11,60930.59%+6.27%
Minor2,9687.82%N/A
Sinn Fein2,8947.63%+2.51%
Alliance NI2,0425.38%-7.57%
Others1,4313.77%N/A
Majority5,39914.23%-
Turnout37,95263.85%+1.61%
Electorate59,436--
Swing from SDLP to UUP-1.29%-
UUP hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
UUP14,20135.97%-12.68%
SDLP9,60124.32%+5.66%
Minor5,68714.40%N/A
Alliance NI5,11212.95%-2.10%
Sinn Fein2,0195.11%+1.77%
Conservative9622.44%-7.56%
Others1,9024.82%N/A
Majority4,60011.65%-
Turnout39,48462.24%-2.28%
Electorate63,439--
Swing from UUP to SDLP-9.17%-
UUP hold

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
UUP16,33648.64%-9.20%
SDLP6,26618.66%+5.61%
Alliance NI5,05415.05%-6.24%
Conservative3,3569.99%N/A
Sinn Fein1,1233.34%+0.19%
Minor8752.61%N/A
Others5741.71%N/A
Majority10,07029.98%-
Turnout33,58464.52%+4.19%
Electorate52,050--
Swing from UUP to SDLP-7.40%-
UUP hold

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
UUP18,91757.84%+7.87%
Alliance NI6,96321.29%-2.65%
SDLP4,26813.05%+4.44%
Minor1,5284.67%N/A
Sinn Fein1,0303.15%+0.19%
Majority11,95436.55%-
Turnout32,70660.33%-9.27%
Electorate54,208--
Swing from Alliance NI to UUP-5.26%-
UUP hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
UUP18,66949.97%N/A
Alliance NI8,94523.94%N/A
DUP4,56512.22%N/A
SDLP3,2168.61%N/A
Sinn Fein1,1072.96%N/A
Minor8562.29%N/A
Majority9,72426.03%-
Turnout37,35869.60%N/A
Electorate53,674--
Swing-N/A-
UUP win
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