Northern Ireland local elections, 1993

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Northern Ireland local elections, 1993

1989 ←
19 May 1993
→ 1997

All council seats
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party UUP SDLP DUP
Seats won 197 127 103
Seat change Increase 3 Increase 6 Decrease 6

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Sinn Féin Alliance Independent
Seats won 51 44 24
Seat change Increase 8 Increase 6 Increase 1
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Elections for local government were held in Northern Ireland on 19 May 1993.

Results[edit]

Overall[edit]

Party[1] Councillors Votes
Total +/-  % share Total
UUP 197 +3 29 184,082
SDLP 127 +6 22 136,760
DUP 103 -6 17 108,680
Sinn Féin 51 +8 12 77,600
Alliance 44 +6 8 47,658
Independent 24 +1 4 25,987
Independent Unionist 21 +6 3 19,506
Conservative 6 0 1 9,438
Workers' Party 1 -3 1 4,827
Newtownabbey Labour 1 0 1 3,981
PUP 1 -2 0.4 2,350
Democratic Left 1 +1 0.4 2,288
Ulster Democratic 1 0 0.4 2,181
Ulster Popular Unionist 3 +1 0.3 1,730
Green (NI) 0 0 0.2 1,257
Action 93 1 +1 0.1 871

By council[edit]

Antrim[edit]

Ards[edit]

Armagh[edit]

Ballymena[edit]

Banbridge[edit]

Belfast[edit]

Court[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
DUP Eric Smyth 2,385
UUP Fred Cobain 1,674
PUP Hugh Smyth 1,609
UUP Chris McGimpsey 1,472
Independent Unionist Joe Coggle 792
UUP Herbert Ditty 572
PUP Elizabeth Seawright 558
Alliance Irene Galway 371
Workers' Party Peter Cullen 116
Turnout 9,881
Seats reduced from six to five: Independent Unionist loss
Pottinger[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
DUP Sammy Wilson 2,784
Alliance Mervyn Jones 1,417
UUP Reg Empey 1,295
DUP Robert Clelland 982
UUP Sandy Blair 897
DUP Jim Walker 793
UUP Margaret Clarke 768
Sinn Féin Joe O'Donnell 709
Conservative Dorothy Dunlop 538
Independent Labour Colin Ballentine 271
Workers' Party Joseph Bell 227
Independent Unionist Samuel Walker 133
Green (NI) Thaddeus Bradley 107
Turnout 11,389
Democratic Unionist gain from Independent Unionist
Victoria[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Alliance John Alderdice 3,337
DUP Wallace Browne 2,153
UUP Tommy Patton 1,801
DUP Robin Newton 1,729
UUP Ian Adamson 1,316
Alliance Maureen McConnell 768
Conservative Jim McCormick 684
UUP Jim Rodgers 600
Alliance Danny Dow 552
UUP John Norris 407
Green (NI) Michael Bell 180
Turnout 13,887
No change
Balmoral[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
SDLP Dorita Field 2,262
DUP John Parkes 2,076
UUP Margaret Crooks 1,616
UUP Jim Kirkpatrick 1,396
Alliance Philip McGarry 1,273
Alliance Mark Long 923
DUP Harry Smith 697
UUP Bob Stoker 611
Conservative Esmond Birnie 279
Conservative Billy Dickson 264
Green (NI) Roderick McAlister 124
Independent Labour Niall Cusack 113
Democratic Left Jean Craig 97
Conservative Hubert Mullan 50
Workers' Party Shaun McKeown 48
Turnout 12,160
Democratic Unionist gain additional seat
Castle[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
DUP Nigel Dodds 2,470
UUP David Browne 1,830
SDLP Alban Maginness 1,589
UUP John Carson 1,556
Alliance Tom Campbell 1,172
SDLP Jonathan Stephenson 1,090
Independent Unionist Nelson McCausland 1,070
Sinn Féin Gerard McGuigan 575
Green (NI) Alan Warren 251
Conservative Margaret Redpath 246
Workers' Party Paul Treanor 136
Turnout 12,331
Social Democratic and Labour gain from Alliance
Ulster Unionist gain from Independent Unionist
Oldpark[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Sinn Féin Joe Austin 2,229
UUP Fred Proctor 2,045
Sinn Féin Paddy McManus 1,769
SDLP Martin Morgan 1,763
Sinn Féin Bobby Lavery 1,617
UUP Fred Rodgers 1,343
DUP David Smylie 1,324
Democratic Left Seamus Lynch 853
SDLP Peter Prendiville 588
Alliance Beatrice Boyd 473
Green (NI) Peter Emerson 393
Workers' Party Margaret Smith 259
Conservative David Tarr 206
Turnout 15,373
Sinn Féin gain from Workers' Party
Laganbank[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
UUP Jim Clarke 1,845
SDLP Alasdair McDonnell 1,500
SDLP Peter O'Reilly 1,052
DUP Caroline Bingham 1,000
Sinn Féin Sean Hayes 892
Alliance Steve McBride 836
Alliance Hugh Greer 727
UUP Michael McGimpsey 545
UUP Dennis Rogan 236
Workers' Party Patrick Lynn 222
Green (NI) Andrew Frew 202
Conservative Graham Montgomery 198
Militant Peter Hadden 142
Democratic Left Michael Craig 95
Turnout 9,805
Social Democratic and Labour gain from Democratic Unionist
Upper Falls[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
SDLP Alex Attwood 3,203
Sinn Féin Una Gillsepie 2,765
Sinn Féin Alex Maskey 2,735
Sinn Féin Máirtín Ó Muilleoir 2,093
SDLP Patricia Lewsley 798
SDLP Terence Tracey 702
Independent Cormac Boomer 378
DUP David McNerlin 174
Workers' Party James Maxwell 164
Alliance Julie Greaves 145
Militant Billy Lynn 144
Turnout 13,725
No change
Lower Falls[2]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Sinn Féin Tom Hartley 2,573
Sinn Féin Fra McCann 2,393
Sinn Féin Patsy McGeown 2,352
Sinn Féin Marie Moore 1,946
SDLP Mary Muldoon 1,749
SDLP Margaret Walsh 987
Workers' Party John Lowry 794
Alliance Patrick Woods 108
Democratic Left Mary McMahon 101
Turnout 13,512
Sinn Féin gain from Social Democratic and Labour

Carrickfergus[edit]

Castlereagh[edit]

Coleraine[edit]

Cookstown[edit]

Craigavon[edit]

Derry[edit]

Down[edit]

Dungannon[edit]

Fermanagh[edit]

Larne[edit]

Limavady[edit]

Lisburn[edit]

Magherafelt[edit]

Moyle[edit]

Newry and Mourne[edit]

Newtownabbey[edit]

North Down[edit]

Omagh[edit]

Strabane[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Local Government Elections 1993, Northern Ireland Elections
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i Belfast City Council Elections 1993–2005, Northern Ireland Elections