2001 Coleraine Borough Council election
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All 22 seats to Coleraine Borough Council
12 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party UUP DUP SDLP
Seats won 10 7 4
Seat change Steady Increase 2 Increase 1

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party Independent Alliance
Seats won 1 0
Seat change Steady Decrease 3

Elections to Coleraine Borough Council were held on 7 June 2001 on the same day as the other Northern Irish local government elections. The election used four district electoral areas to elect a total of 22 councillors.

Election results

Coleraine Borough Council Election Result 2001[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  UUP 10 0 0 Steady 45.5 36.0 8,813 Decrease7.4
  DUP 7 2 0 Increase2 31.8 27.5 6,743 Increase4.3
  SDLP 4 1 0 Increase1 18.2 19.7 4,837 Increase3.4
  Independent 1 0 0 Steady 4.5 9.7 2,377 Increase3.6
  Alliance 0 0 3 Decrease3 0.0 6.4 1,579 Decrease2.8
  PUP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.6 146 Increase0.6

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Coleraine Borough Council election, 2001
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
UUP DUP SDLP Alliance Others
Bann 34.0 3 20.0 1 30.5 2 1.6 0 13.9 0 6
Coleraine Central 44.7 3 30.4 2 17.6 1 7.3 0 0.0 0 6
Coleraine East 44.2 3 26.7 2 7.8 0 5.7 0 15.6 0 5
The Skerries 35.5 2 19.3 1 18.4 1 12.7 0 14.1 1 5
Total 36.0 10 27.5 7 19.7 4 6.4 0 10.4 1 22

Districts results

Bann

1997: 3 x UUP, 2 x SDLP, 1 x DUP
2001: 3 x UUP, 2 x SDLP, 1 x DUP
1997-2001 Change: No change

Bann - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
SDLP John Dallat* 23.22% 1,714          
DUP Adrian McQuillan 16.47% 1,216          
SDLP Eamon Mullan* 7.25% 535 1,079.07        
UUP Olive Church* 13.36% 986 989.28 997.86 1,014.27 1,066.73  
UUP William King* 11.12% 821 826.74 833.76 854.53 961.04 1,156.04
UUP William Watt* 9.54% 704 708.1 721.62 736.03 816.41 1,024.79
Independent Reginald McAuley 6.93% 512 589.9 591.2 628.3 643.38 722.47
Independent Robert Bolton* 6.96% 514 516.87 527.53 540.94 601.22  
DUP Hazel Sommers 3.59% 265 265.41 377.08 377.21    
Alliance Yvonne Boyle 1.57% 116 132.81 133.2      
Electorate: 10,232   Valid: 7,383 (72.16%)   Spoilt: 160   Quota: 1,055   Turnout: 7,543 (73.72%)  

Coleraine Central

1997: 3 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x Alliance
2001: 3 x UUP, 2 x DUP, 1 x SDLP
1997-2001 Change: DUP gain from Alliance

Coleraine Central - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3
DUP James McClure* 20.39% 1,426    
UUP David McClarty* 19.95% 1,395    
SDLP Gerry McLaughlin* 17.62% 1,232    
UUP Elizabeth Johnston* 14.53% 1,016    
DUP Timothy Deans 10.00% 699 1,064.12  
UUP David Barbour* 10.25% 717 761.8 1,103.56
Alliance Eamon O'Hara* 7.26% 508 515.36 564.32
Electorate: 11,571   Valid: 6,993 (60.44%)   Spoilt: 137   Quota: 1,000   Turnout: 7,130 (61.62%)  

Coleraine East

1997: 2 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x Alliance
2001: 3 x DUP, 2 x UUP
1997-2001 Change: DUP gain from Alliance

Coleraine East - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
DUP Maurice Bradley* 29.22% 1,389                
UUP Elizabeth Black* 17.00% 808                
DUP William Creelman* 12.54% 596 1,025.57              
UUP Robert McPherson* 9.68% 460 481.93 486.97 514.98 564.25 593.13 647.14 827.14  
DUP Phyllis Fielding 2.48% 118 164.87 377.51 400.05 436.69 530.48 543.91 601.56 625.94
SDLP John Montgomery 7.74% 368 368 368.48 370.91 377.91 379.77 507.63 569.3 578.84
Independent Thomas Houston 6.71% 319 330.18 332.82 340.68 362.11 375.55 436.98    
Alliance Patrick McGowan 5.76% 274 277.87 278.11 290.11 298.02 304.45      
Independent Alistair Crawford 3.13% 149 188.13 191.25 221.07 238.32        
PUP David Gilmour 3.07% 146 161.91 166.71 188.34          
Independent Robert Hunter 2.65% 126 143.2 145.6            
Electorate: 8,415   Valid: 4,753 (56.48%)   Spoilt: 109   Quota: 793   Turnout: 4,862 (57.78%)  

The Skerries

1997: 2 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x Independent
2001: 2 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x Independent
1997-2001 Change: SDLP gain from Alliance

The Skerries - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
SDLP Billy Leonard 18.41% 988        
DUP Robert Stewart* 12.58% 675 943      
UUP Norman Hillis* 11.65% 625 642 643.76 961.76  
UUP Pauline Armitage* 13.59% 729 753 754.32 859.98 910.73
Independent Christine Alexander* 14.11% 757 763 782.69 842.13 851.13
Alliance Barbara Dempsey* 12.69% 681 686 751.89 776.66 782.66
UUP Samuel Kane 10.29% 552 565 567.53    
DUP Sandy Gilkinson 6.69% 359        
Electorate: 8,800   Valid: 5,366 (60.98%)   Spoilt: 85   Quota: 895   Turnout: 5,451 (61.94%)  

References

  1. ^ a b "Coleraine Council Elections 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ a b c d "Local Government Results 2001". EONI. Retrieved 14 July 2021.