South Down

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


South Down is a Parliamentary constituency in Northern Ireland.

The current MP is Margaret Ritchie (SDLP), the previous MP, Eddie McGrady (SDLP), having stood down at the 2010 general election.

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.

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
SDLP Margaret Ritchie 20,648 48.5 +1.6
Sinn Féin Caitriona Ruane 12,236 28.7 +1.7
DUP Jim Wells 3,645 8.6 −7.6
Ulster Conservatives and Unionists John McCallister 3,093 7.3 −1.5
TUV Ivor McConnell 1,506 3.5 N/A
Green Cadogan Enright 901 2.1 N/A
Alliance David Griffin 560 1.3 +0.0
Majority 8,412 19.8
Turnout 42,589 60.2 −8.5

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/715.stm

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