1993 Lisburn Borough Council election
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All 30 seats to Lisburn Borough Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party UUP DUP Sinn Féin
Seats won 16 3 3
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 2 Increase 1

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party SDLP Alliance Ulster Democratic
Seats won 3 2 1
Seat change Steady Steady Increase 1

  Seventh party Eighth party Ninth party
 
Party NI Conservatives Ind U Ind. Conservative
Seats won 1 1 0
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 1 Decrease 1

Elections to Lisburn Borough Council were held on 19 May 1993 on the same day as the other Northern Irish local government elections. The election used five district electoral areas to elect a total of 30 councillors.

Election results

Lisburn Borough Council Election Result 1993[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  UUP 16 1 0 Increase1 53.3 39.1 13,216 Decrease10.8
  DUP 3 0 2 Decrease2 10.0 15.8 5,350 Decrease2.0
  Sinn Féin 3 1 0 Increase1 10.0 9.3 3,138 Increase1.7
  SDLP 3 0 0 Steady 10.0 7.9 2,661 Decrease0.1
  Alliance 2 0 0 Steady 6.7 12.3 4,169 Increase1.6
  Ulster Democratic 1 1 0 Increase1 3.3 4.8 1,617 Increase4.1
  NI Conservatives 1 1 0 New 3.3 4.1 1,402 New
  Ind U 1 1 0 Increase1 3.3 4.1 1,394 Increase4.1
  Workers' Party 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.8 598 Decrease1.3
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.8 281 Increase0.8

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Lisburn Borough Council election, 1993
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
UUP DUP Sinn Féin SDLP Alliance UDP Conservative Others
Downshire 41.6 3 24.7 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 13.2 0 4.7 1 15.7 1 0.0 0 5
Dunmurry Cross 22.5 2 5.5 0 37.3 3 21.0 2 5.1 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 8.6 0 7
Killultagh 48.4 3 26.3 1 0.0 0 16.0 1 9.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 5
Lisburn Town North 34.3 3 18.9 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 17.9 1 5.9 0 2.9 0 20.1 1 7
Lisburn Town South 56.0 4 8.3 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 17.1 1 14.1 1 3.7 0 0.8 0 6
Total 39.1 16 15.8 3 9.3 3 7.9 3 12.3 2 4.8 1 4.1 1 6.7 3 30

Districts results

Downshire

1993: 3 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x Conservative

Downshire - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
UUP Thomas Lilburn* 18.38% 1,104        
DUP Charles Poots* 16.49% 990 1,030      
NI Conservatives William Bleakes* 15.73% 945 999 1,010.61    
UUP William Falloon* 13.62% 818 863 907.91 1,042.91  
UUP William McConnell 9.64% 579 601 632.41 868.02 906.02
Alliance Kenneth Hull* 13.25% 796 811 813.34 831.7 833.6
DUP James McCann 8.18% 491 552 557.67    
Ulster Democratic David Adams 8.18% 283        
Electorate: 12,290   Valid: 6,006 (48.87%)   Spoilt: 124   Quota: 1,002   Turnout: 6,130 (49.88%)  

Dunmurry Cross

1993: 3 x Sinn Féin, 2 x UUP, 2 x SDLP

Dunmurry Cross - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Sinn Féin Patrick Rice* 16.83% 1,417              
UUP William McAllister* 15.02% 1,265              
SDLP Hugh Lewsley* 12.78% 1,076              
Sinn Féin Michael Ferguson* 11.16% 940 1,215.34            
UUP Billy Bell* 7.43% 626 626 797.36 797.51 812.7 812.76 818.76 1,244.76
Sinn Féin Anne Marie Armstrong 9.28% 781 841.58 841.58 994.13 1,011.65 1,012.37 1,041.14 1,041.31
SDLP William McDonnell* 8.25% 695 707.22 707.56 710.11 816.04 833.72 1,035.6 1,037.6
Alliance Elizabeth Campbell 5.07% 427 428.04 432.97 433.12 504.8 505.72 592.1 611.39
DUP Jonathan Craig 5.50% 463 463 492.24 492.24 497.75 497.77 502.11  
Workers' Party Anne-Marie Lowry 5.33% 449 453.16 453.84 454.29 491.63 492.83    
Independent Peter McAnespie 3.34% 281 283.34 286.23 286.98        
Electorate: 16,184   Valid: 8,420 (52.03%)   Spoilt: 307   Quota: 1,053   Turnout: 8,727 (53.92%)  

Killultagh

1993: 3 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP

Killultagh - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4
UUP Jim Dillon* 27.83% 1,550      
DUP Cecil Calvert* 17.33% 965      
SDLP Peter O'Hagan* 15.98% 890 890.8 890.89 1,064.89
UUP David Greene* 7.61% 424 827.6 834.86 977.86
UUP Kenneth Watson 12.91% 719 863 867.44 966.44
DUP William Stevenson 8.98% 500 538 553.54 581.02
Alliance Eileen Drayne 9.36% 521 543.8 544.73  
Electorate: 11,781   Valid: 5,569 (47.27%)   Spoilt: 115   Quota: 929   Turnout: 5,684 (48.25%)  

Lisburn Town North

1993: 4 x UUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x DUP, 1 x Independent Unionist

Lisburn Town North - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
Ind U Ronnie Crawford* 18.75% 1,394                  
DUP William Beattie* 17.03% 1,266                  
UUP William Gardiner-Watson* 8.16% 607 718.86 751.8 753.8 770.56 812.47 959.71      
UUP Samuel Semple* 9.91% 737 791.4 822.99 823.26 867.9 903.06 951.22      
UUP William Lewis* 9.71% 722 805.98 833.52 833.52 865 908.43 930.43      
Alliance Frazer McCammond 9.68% 720 746.18 747.53 794.55 794.55 846.21 850.73 852.16 852.97 870.19
UUP Lorraine Martin 4.55% 338 383.9 397.13 398.47 439.07 458.01 511.12 535.56 553.11 793.83
Alliance William Whitley 8.22% 611 635.48 637.64 675.34 681.38 706.39 709.68 709.81 710.08 738.1
Ulster Democratic Raymond Smallwoods 5.84% 434 452.36 469.1 470.1 487.88 492.49 544.38 546.2 548.63  
DUP Josephine Challis 1.88% 140 177.4 363.43 364.43 375.95 392.44        
NI Conservatives Leonard Jarvis 2.95% 219 250.96 259.33 263.33 266.16          
UUP Andrew Park 1.98% 147 168.08 178.61 179.61            
Workers' Party J. J. Magee 1.34% 100 103.06 103.6              
Electorate: 16,142   Valid: 7,435 (46.06%)   Spoilt: 142   Quota: 930   Turnout: 7,577 (46.94%)  

Lisburn Town South

1993: 4 x UUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x UDP

Lisburn Town South - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
UUP Ivan Davis* 31.21% 1,996                
Alliance Seamus Close* 15.37% 983                
UUP William Belshaw* 12.57% 804 1,158.2              
Ulster Democratic Gary McMichael 14.07% 900 1,013.3              
UUP Joseph Lockhart 6.18% 395 536.9 593.48 606.68 620.98 628.78 786.48 811.7 916.7
UUP George Morrison* 3.88% 248 494.95 588.43 622.53 636.44 648.14 717.64 766.81 885.67
DUP Edwin Poots 4.38% 280 309.15 317.35 327.8 332.35 335.5 346.31 537.12 572.76
NI Conservatives Anne Blake* 3.72% 238 274.85 292.07 301.97 344.13 376.83 395.01 416.28  
DUP Robin McMaster* 3.99% 255 285.25 300.01 308.81 313.91 317.66 327.02    
UUP John Curry 2.14% 137 226.65 276.26 286.71 303.38 309.98      
Alliance Trevor Lunn 1.74% 111 137.95 140.82 143.02          
Workers' Party Gerard Dunlop 0.77% 49 50.65 51.06 51.06          
Electorate: 13,615   Valid: 6,396 (46.98%)   Spoilt: 134   Quota: 914   Turnout: 6,530 (47.96%)  

References

  1. ^ a b "Lisburn Borough Council, 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Local Government Results 1993". EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.