1993 Newtownabbey Borough Council election
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All 25 seats to Newtownabbey Borough Council
13 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party UUP DUP Alliance
Seats won 10 5 4
Seat change Decrease 1 Decrease 1 Steady

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Ind U Newtownabbey Labour SDLP
Seats won 4 1 1
Seat change Increase 2 Increase 1 Steady

  Seventh party
 
Party Labour '87
Seats won 0
Seat change Decrease 1

Elections to Newtownabbey Borough Council were held on 19 May 1993 on the same day as the other Northern Irish local government elections. The election used four district electoral areas to elect a total of 25 councillors.

Election results

Newtownabbey Borough Council Election Result 1993[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  UUP 10 0 1 Decrease1 40.0 32.5 7,584 Decrease13.3
  DUP 5 0 1 Decrease1 20.0 21.3 4,996 Decrease4.0
  Ind U 4 0 2 Increase2 16.0 17.0 3,955 Increase6.5
  Alliance 4 0 0 Steady 16.0 16.1 3,739 Increase2.1
  [[Newtownabbey Labour|Newtownabbey Labour Party]] 1 1 0 Increase1 4.0 7.3 1,691 Increase0.1
  SDLP 1 0 0 Steady 4.0 5.5 1,271 Increase2.4
  Workers' Party 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.3 87 Decrease1.5

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Newtownabbey Borough Council election, 1993
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
UUP DUP Alliance SDLP Others
Antrim Line 24.1 2 21.0 1 18.3 2 17.8 1 18.8 1 7
Ballyclare 42.2 3 23.1 1 12.2 0 0.0 0 22.5 1 5
Macedon 28.7 2 20.3 1 13.8 1 0.0 0 37.2 2 6
University 39.0 3 21.4 2 18.0 1 0.0 0 21.6 1 7
Total 32.5 10 21.3 5 16.1 4 5.5 1 24.6 5 25

Districts results

Antrim Line

1993: 2 x UUP, 2 x Alliance, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x Independent Unionist

Antrim Line - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
SDLP Tommy McTeague* 17.85% 1,271        
Ind U Arthur Templeton* 17.53% 1,248        
UUP Edward Crilly 12.69% 904        
Alliance James Rooney* 10.22% 728 947.52      
DUP Billy Blair 12.26% 873 873 920.4    
UUP Arthur Kell* 7.91% 563 564.6 707.1 907.1  
Alliance Elizabeth Frazer 8.07% 575 634.84 654.04 775.78 826.99
DUP Tommy Kirkham* 8.72% 621 621.64 665.44 741.54 741.63
UUP Marell Hunter 3.52% 251 252.6 351.6    
Workers' Party Brendan Harrison 1.22% 87 172.76 174.56    
Electorate: 15,806   Valid: 7,121 (45.05%)   Spoilt: 160   Quota: 891   Turnout: 7,281 (46.06%)  

Ballyclare

1993: 3 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x Independent Unionist

Ballyclare - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4
Ind U Sidney Cameron* 22.49% 942      
UUP Stephen Turkington* 20.82% 872      
DUP Samuel Cameron* 16.73% 701      
UUP James Bingham 13.97% 585 675.72 744.81  
UUP Leonard Hardy 7.42% 311 416 486.98 608.64
Alliance Trevor Strain 12.20% 511 529.48 538.09 547.94
DUP Greg Steele 6.37% 267 289.4 309.35  
Electorate: 11,161   Valid: 4,189 (37.53%)   Spoilt: 112   Quota: 699   Turnout: 4,301 (38.54%)  

Macedon

1993: 2 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x Newtownabbey Labour, 1 x Independent Unionist

Macedon - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
UUP Andrew Beattie* 16.27% 907          
Newtownabbey Labour Mark Langhammer 14.59% 813          
DUP Billy Snoddy* 11.64% 649 653.92 656.92 672.4 1,000.4  
UUP David Hollis 9.80% 546 595.56 595.56 713.2 763.36 830.24
Alliance John Blair* 13.80% 769 775.84 779.96 788.44 795.56 801.72
Ind U Billy Boyd* 9.11% 508 535.36 536.48 610.44 676.52 785.64
Newtownabbey Labour Robert Kidd* 10.89% 607 609.64 656.88 663.12 686.6 706.84
DUP Billy DeCourcy 8.72% 486 491.28 492.28 501.64    
UUP Samuel Martin 2.60% 145 153.04 153.04      
Ind U Norman Boyd 1.58% 88 89.44 89.44      
Newtownabbey Labour Thomas Davidson 1.00% 56 56.48        
Electorate: 13,176   Valid: 5,574 (42.30%)   Spoilt: 218   Quota: 797   Turnout: 5,792 (43.96%)  

University

1993: 3 x UUP, 2 x DUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x Independent Unionist

University - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Ind U Fraser Agnew* 18.24% 1,169              
UUP George Herron* 13.43% 861              
UUP James Robinson* 8.18% 524 588 604.31 608.95 702.66 728.76 1,003.76  
UUP Barbara Gilliland* 5.63% 361 515.24 533.23 545.36 620.75 639.19 803.19  
DUP Tony Lough 8.46% 542 556.72 557.98 558.62 567.01 712.89 737.29 769.29
DUP Alan Hewitt 6.94% 445 464.84 468.06 471.06 492.8 658.49 687.07 755.07
Alliance Gordon Mawhinney* 9.10% 583 592.28 593.26 649.58 661.18 675.13 716.09 736.09
Alliance William McKimmon* 8.94% 573 582.6 584 651.32 658.45 665.44 688.99 711.99
UUP Ken Robinson* 8.33% 534 566.64 572.31 578.63 591.08 614.7    
DUP Samuel Neill* 5.96% 382 407.28 409.87 416.51 425.43      
UUP Elizabeth McClenaghan 3.43% 220 246.88 255 262        
Newtownabbey Labour Deborah Hayes 1.75% 112 114.56 114.77          
Newtownabbey Labour Stafford Ward 0.92% 59 59.96 59.96          
Newtownabbey Labour William McClinton 0.69% 44 45.92 45.99          
Electorate: 15,330   Valid: 6,409 (41.81%)   Spoilt: 148   Quota: 802   Turnout: 6,557 (42.77%)  

References

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