Belfast West - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Belfast West 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 West
RegionNorthern Ireland
1st in 2017Sinn Fein
2nd in 2017DUP
Swing To Lose26.64%

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 2017Sinn Fein
Election 2015Sinn Fein
Election 2010Sinn Fein
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Sinn Fein
Election 2005Sinn Fein
Election 2001Sinn Fein
Election 1997Sinn Fein
Election 1992SDLP
Election 1987Sinn Fein
Election 1983Sinn Fein

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein27,10766.71%+12.47%
DUP5,45513.43%+5.58%
Minor4,13210.17%N/A
SDLP2,8607.04%-2.80%
Alliance NI7311.80%-0.00%
Others3480.86%N/A
Majority21,65253.29%-
Turnout40,63365.09%+8.74%
Electorate62,423--
Swing from DUP to Sinn Fein-3.45%-
Sinn Fein hold

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein19,16354.24%-16.84%
Minor6,79819.24%N/A
SDLP3,4759.84%-6.54%
DUP2,7737.85%+0.27%
UUP1,0883.08%N/A
UKIP7652.17%N/A
Alliance NI6361.80%-0.05%
Conservative340.10%N/A
Others5971.69%N/A
Majority12,36535.00%-
Turnout35,32956.35%+2.36%
Electorate62,697--
Swing-N/A-
Sinn Fein hold

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein22,84071.08%+0.60%
SDLP5,26116.37%+1.80%
DUP2,4367.58%-2.99%
UCU-NF1,0003.11%N/A
Alliance NI5961.85%N/A
Majority17,57954.71%-
Turnout32,13353.99%-10.19%
Electorate59,522--
Swing from Sinn Fein to SDLP-0.60%-
Sinn Fein hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein24,34870.48%0.00%
SDLP5,03314.57%0.00%
DUP3,65210.57%0.00%
UUP7792.26%0.00%
Minor4321.25%N/A
Others3010.87%N/A
Majority19,31555.91%-
Turnout34,54564.17%-0.35%
Electorate53,831--
Swing-0.00%-
Sinn Fein hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein24,34870.48%+4.37%
SDLP5,03314.57%-4.35%
DUP3,65210.57%+4.13%
UUP7792.26%-3.95%
Minor4321.25%N/A
Others3010.87%N/A
Majority19,31555.91%-
Turnout34,54564.53%-4.22%
Electorate53,536--
Swing from SDLP to Sinn Fein-4.36%-
Sinn Fein hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein27,09666.12%+10.19%
SDLP7,75418.92%-19.77%
DUP2,6416.44%N/A
UUP2,5416.20%+2.81%
Minor7361.80%N/A
Others2140.52%N/A
Majority19,34247.20%-
Turnout40,98268.74%-5.52%
Electorate59,617--
Swing from SDLP to Sinn Fein-14.98%-
Sinn Fein hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein25,66255.93%+13.83%
SDLP17,75338.69%-4.88%
UUP1,5563.39%-8.53%
Minor7211.57%N/A
Others1930.42%N/A
Majority7,90917.24%-
Turnout45,88574.27%+1.12%
Electorate61,785--
Swing from SDLP to Sinn Fein-9.36%-
Sinn Fein gain from SDLP

Election 1992

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
SDLP17,41543.57%+7.83%
Sinn Fein16,82642.10%+0.94%
UUP4,76611.92%-6.74%
Minor7501.88%N/A
Others2130.53%N/A
Majority5891.47%-
Turnout39,97073.15%+4.09%
Electorate54,644--
Swing from Sinn Fein to SDLP-3.45%-
SDLP gain from Sinn Fein

Election 1987

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein16,86241.16%+4.24%
SDLP14,64135.74%+11.09%
UUP7,64618.66%+13.17%
Minor1,8194.44%N/A
Majority2,2215.42%-
Turnout40,96869.06%-5.29%
Electorate59,324--
Swing from Sinn Fein to SDLP-3.43%-
Sinn Fein hold

Election 1983

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Sinn Fein16,37936.92%N/A
SDLP10,93424.64%N/A
Minor10,32623.27%N/A
UUP2,4355.49%N/A
DUP2,3995.41%N/A
Others1,8934.27%N/A
Majority5,44512.27%-
Turnout44,36674.35%N/A
Electorate59,675--
Swing-N/A-
Sinn Fein win
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