Belfast West

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This page is about the UK Parliament constituency. For the Northern Ireland Assembly constituency see West Belfast (Northern Ireland Assembly)


Belfast West is a Parliamentary constituency in Northern Ireland.

The current MP is Paul Maskey (Sinn Féin).

2017 General Election

Candidates:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at Who Can I Vote For?.

2015 General Election

Candidates announced:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at YourNextMP.com.

2011 By-Election

A by-election was held on 9th June 2011, following the resignation of Gerry Adams (Sinn Féin).

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Sinn Féin Paul Maskey 16,211 70.6 -0.5
SDLP Alex Attwood 3,088 13.5 -2.9
People Before Profit Gerry Carroll 1,751 7.6 N/A
DUP Brian Kingston 1,393 6.1 -1.5
UUP Bill Manwaring 386 1.7 -1.4
Alliance Aaron McIntyre 122 0.5 -1.4
Majority 13,123 57.1 +2.4
Turnout 22,951 37.5 -16.5
Sinn Féin hold Swing +1.2

References

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Sinn Féin Gerry Adams 22,840 71.1 +2.5
Social Democratic and Labour Party Alex Attwood 5,261 16.4 +0.3
Democratic Unionist Party William Humphrey 2,436 7.6 -3.3
Ulster Conservatives and Unionists - New Force Bill Manwaring 1,000 3.1 +0.6
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland Maíre Hendron 596 1.9 +1.8
Majority 17,579 54.7
Turnout 32,133 54.0 -13.5
Sinn Féin hold Swing +1.1

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/704.stm

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