Northern Ireland Parliamentary Election Results

Abbreviations used in the results


Abbreviation Party
APAnti-Partition
APNIAlliance Party of Northern Ireland
ComCommunist Party of Ireland
CWLPCommonwealth Labour Party
Fed LabFederation of Labour
FFFianna Fáil (pronounced ‘Fee-anna Foil’ - Soldiers of Destiny)
IndIndependent (indicates an unofficial candidate if placed before a party designation)
Irish LabIrish Labour Party
IUAIndependent Unionist Association
LLiberal Party
LabNorthern Ireland Labour Party
LOLocal Option
NNationalist
Nat DPNational Democratic Party
NIMNew Ireland Movement
O’NSupporter of (Prime Minister of Northern Ireland) Terence O’Neill at the 1969 general election
PDPeople’s Democracy
PPPPeople’s Progressive Party
Prog UProgressive Unionist Association
Prot UProtestant Unionist Party
RepRepublican
Rep LPRepublican Labour Party
SDLPSocial Democratic and Labour Party
SFSinn Féin (pronounced ‘Shin Fane’ - We Ourselves)
Soc RepSocialist Republican
TATown Tenants Association
UUnionist
UDUPUlster Democratic Unionist Party
UTAUnbought Tenants Association

General Election Results

1921: Electorate 582,464; Turnout 88.0%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
SF
N
Ind Lab
Ind

Total
343,347
104,917
60,577
3,075
926

512,842
66.9
20.5
11.8
0.6
0.2

100.0
40
20
12
4
1

77
40
6
6
-
-

52
-
-
-
-
-

-

1925: Electorate 611,683 (512,264 in contested seats); Turnout 75.1%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
N
Ind U
Rep
Lab
UTA
TA

Total
211,662
91,452
34,716
20,615
18,114
4,866
3,320

384,745
55.0
23.8
9.0
5.3
4.7
1.3
0.9

100.0
40
11
4
6
3
1
1

66
32
10
4
2
3
1
-

52
10
1
-
1
-
-
-

12

1929: Electorate 775,307 (432,439 in contested seats); Turnout 67.6%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
Ind U
N
Lab
L
LO
TA
Ind N
Ind
Ind Lab

Total
148,579
41,778
34,069
23,334
18,208
9,776
6,901
3,694
3,437
2,442

292,218
50.8
14.3
11.7
8.0
6.2
3.3
2.4
1.3
1.2
0.8

100.0
43
10
11
5
5
3
2
1
1
2

83
37
3
11
1
-
-
-
-
-
-

52
16
-
6
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

22

1933: Electorate 793,952 (250,519 in contested seats); Turnout 67.7%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
Ind U
N
Lab
Rep
FF
Ind N
Ind

Total
73,791
36,142
22,269
14,436
13,106
7,404
2,211
331

169,690
43.5
21.3
13.1
8.5
7.7
4.4
1.3
0.2

100.0
41
8
10
3
4
1
1
1

69
36
3
9
2
1
1
-
-

52
27
-
6
-
-
-
-
-

32

1938: Electorate 825,101 (464,860 in contested seats); Turnout 71.1%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
Prog U
IUA
Ind U
Lab
N
Ind
Ind Lab
Ind Prog U

Total
187,684
41,028
28,459
22,354
18,775
16,167
7,482
5,480
2,926

330,355
56.8
12.4
8.6
6.8
5.7
4.9
2.2
1.7
0.9

100.0
43
10
6
5
7
9
3
1
1

85
39
-
1
2
1
8
-
1
-

52
14
-
-
-
1
6
-
-
-

21

1945: Electorate 845,964 (509,098 in contested seats); Turnout 70.3%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
Lab
N
CWLP
Ind U
Com
Ind Lab
Soc Rep
Fed Lab
Ind

Total
180,342
66,053
32,546
28,079
17,906
12,456
9,872
5,497
3,912
1,219

357,882
50.4
18.5
9.1
7.8
5.0
3.5
2.8
1.5
1.1
0.3

100.0
41
15
11
6
5
3
2
2
1
2

88
33
2
10
1
2
-
1
1
-
2

52
13
-
6
-
1
-
-
-
-
-

20

1949: Electorate 846,719 (477,354 in contested seats); Turnout 79.3%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
N
Lab
Ind Lab
Ind U
Ind
Com
Soc Rep

Total
237,411
101,445
26,831
7,970
2,150
2,028
623
-

378,458
62.7
26.8
7.1
2.1
0.6
0.5
0.2
-

100.0
46
17
9
4
3
2
1
1

83
37
9
-
1
2
2
-
1

52
14
2
-
1
2
-
-
1

20

1953: Electorate 888,352 (428,216 in contested seats); Turnout 60.2%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
Ind U
Lab
N
Irish Lab
AP
Ind Irish Lab
Rep LP
Ind Lab
Ind
Com

Total
125,379
32,998
31,360
27,796
13,223
7,728
6,639
5,947
3,902
1,745
1,207

257,924
48.6
12.8
12.1
10.8
5.1
3.0
2.6
2.3
1.5
0.7
0.5

100.0
43
8
9
8
6
3
2
1
1
2
1

84
38
1
-
7
1
2
-
1
1
1
-

52
21
-
-
3
-
1
-
-
-
-
-

25

1958: Electorate 891,064 (359,816 in contested seats); Turnout 67.1%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
Lab
N
Ind U
Ind Lab
Rep LP
Irish Lab
Ind N
Ind Prot U
Ind
Ind Irish Lab
L

Total
106,177
38,093
36,013
16,537
12,227
7,510
7,321
5,168
4,704
4,231
2,761
759

241,501
44.0
15.8
14.9
6.8
5.1
3.1
3.0
2.1
2.0
1.8
1.1
0.3

100.0
46
8
8
5
3
1
3
2
1
2
1
1

81
37
4
7
-
1
1
-
1
-
1
-
-

52
25
-
2
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

27

1962: Electorate 903,596 (458,838 in contested seats); Turnout 66.0%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
Lab
N
L
Ind Lab
Rep LP
Irish Lab
Ind
Ind Soc

Total
147,629
76,842
45,860
11,005
9,289
7,662
3,288
1,220
66

302,681
48.8
25.4
15.1
3.6
3.1
2.5
1.1
0.4
0.0

100.0
45
14
9
4
4
1
1
1
1

80
34
4
9
1
1
1
1
1
-

52
20
-
3
-
1
-
-
-
-

24

1965: Electorate 907,667 (563,252 in contested seats); Turnout 57.6%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U
Lab
N
Nat DP
L
Ind Lab
Rep LP
NIM
Ind Rep
Com
Ind

Total
191,896
66,323
26,748
15,206
12,618
4,371
3,326
3,111
682
308
-

324,589
59.1
20.4
8.2
4.7
3.9
1.4
1.0
1.0
0.2
0.1
-

100.0
41
17
9
4
4
1
2
1
1
1
1

82
36
2
9
1
1
-
2
-
-
-
1

52
14
-
5
1
1
-
1
-
-
-
1

23

1969: Electorate 912,087 (778,031 in contested seats); Turnout 71.9%

PartyVotes%CandidatesSeatsUnopposed
U (O’N)
U
  Total U
Ind U (O’N)
Lab
N
Nat DP
PD
Ind
Prot U
Ind U
Rep LP
L
PPP

Total
154,320
115,181
269,501
72,120
45,113
42,315
26,009
23,645
21,977
20,991
13,932
13,155
7,337
2,992

559,087
27.6
20.6
48.2
12.9
8.1
7.6
4.6
4.2
3.9
3.8
2.5
2.4
1.3
0.5

100.0
26
18
44
15
16
9
7
8
4
5
3
5
2
1

119
23
13
36
3
2
6
-
-
3
-
-
2
-
-

52
6
-
6
-
-
1
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-

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