2001 Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council election
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All 22 seats to Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council
12 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Sinn Féin UUP SDLP
Seats won 8 6 4
Seat change Increase 3 Decrease 2 Steady

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party DUP Independent Democratic Left
Seats won 3 1 0
Seat change Steady Increase 1 Decrease 1

  Seventh party
 
Party Independent Nationalist
Seats won 0
Seat change Decrease 1

Elections to Dungannon and South Tyrone 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

Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council Election Result 2001[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Sinn Féin 8 3 0 Increase3 36.4 36.0 10,076 Increase6.0
  UUP 6 0 2 Decrease2 27.3 22.8 6,380 Decrease7.5
  SDLP 4 0 0 Steady 18.2 17.2 4,824 Decrease1.0
  DUP 3 0 0 Steady 13.6 17.6 4,921 Increase3.6
  Independent 1 1 0 Increase1 4.5 6.4 1,793 Increase6.4

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council election, 2001
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
Sinn Féin UUP SDLP DUP Others
Blackwater 22.6 1 33.6 2 14.2 1 29.6 1 0.0 0 5
Clogher Valley 30.2 2 25.1 1 23.0 1 21.7 1 0.0 0 5
Dungannon Town 30.3 2 24.7 2 17.3 1 19.2 1 8.5 0 6
Torrent 55.5 3 10.9 1 15.2 1 3.6 0 14.8 1 6
Total 36.0 8 22.8 6 17.2 4 17.6 3 6.4 1 22

Districts results

Blackwater

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

Blackwater - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
Sinn Féin Phelim Gildernew 15.45% 1,032 1,441        
SDLP Patrick Daly* 14.20% 948 989 1,229      
UUP Jim Hamilton* 11.61% 775 775 775 779 1,195  
UUP Derek Irwin* 11.99% 801 802 804 818 981 1,055.48
DUP Roger Burton 14.84% 991 991 991 993 1,051 1,052.71
DUP James Ewing* 14.75% 985 985 986 987 1,016 1,017.71
UUP Jim Brady* 10.02% 669 670 671 675    
Sinn Féin Dominic Molloy 7.14% 477          
Electorate: 8,102   Valid: 6,678 (82.42%)   Spoilt: 107   Quota: 1,114   Turnout: 6,785 (83.74%)

Clogher Valley

1997: 2 x UUP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP, 1 x DUP
2001: 2 x Sinn Féin, 1 x UUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x DUP
1997-2001 Change: Sinn Féin gain from UUP

Clogher Valley - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
Sinn Féin Seamus Flanagan* 17.87% 1,159          
SDLP Anthony McGonnell* 17.73% 1,150          
DUP William McIlwrath* 12.58% 816 817 817.07 1,321.07    
UUP Robert Mulligan* 14.66% 951 992 992 1,028 1,143.5  
Sinn Féin Sean McGuigan 12.32% 799 903 975.03 975.03 975.69 1,031.4
UUP Donald Beatty 10.50% 681 690 690.14 733.14 853.26 858.93
DUP David Robinson 9.08% 589 592 592      
SDLP Thomas Murphy 5.27% 342          
Electorate: 7,827   Valid: 6,487 (82.88%)   Spoilt: 127   Quota: 1,082   Turnout: 6,614 (84.50%)

Dungannon Town

1997: 2 x UUP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x Democratic Left
2001: 2 x UUP, 2 x Sinn Féin, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP
1997-2001 Change: Sinn Féin gain from Democratic Left

Dungannon Town - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Sinn Féin John McLarnon 17.67% 1,138            
SDLP Vincent Currie* 17.24% 1,110            
Sinn Féin Barry Monteith 12.63% 813 1,010.8          
DUP Maurice Morrow* 13.56% 873 873.2 874.35 1,123.35      
UUP Walter Cuddy 13.25% 853 854.2 862.25 919.25 1,033.33    
UUP Ken Maginnis 11.49% 740 741.2 760.06 785.06 826.46 895.46 899.06
Independent Gerry Cullen* 8.53% 549 565 719.79 743.02 789.02 820.3 888.1
DUP Derek Greenaway 5.64% 363 363.2 363.89        
Electorate: 8,742   Valid: 6,439 (73.66%)   Spoilt: 91   Quota: 920   Turnout: 6,530 (74.70%)

Torrent

1997: 3 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Independent Nationalist
2001: 3 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Independent
1997-2001 Change: Independent Nationalist becomes Independent

Torrent - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Sinn Féin Francie Molloy* 16.60% 1,393            
Sinn Féin Michael Gillespie* 15.92% 1,336            
SDLP Jim Cavanagh* 15.18% 1,274            
Independent Jim Canning* 14.83% 1,244            
UUP Norman Badger* 10.85% 910 1,198 1,198.6 1,198.7 1,207.94    
Sinn Féin Desmond Donnelly 11.25% 944 944 1,076.6 1,098.9 1,155.99 1,176.44 1,177.76
Sinn Féin Brendan Doris* 11.74% 985 985 1,043.8 1,146.6 1,152.65 1,170.05 1,170.6
DUP Robert McFarland 3.62% 304            
Electorate: 10,314   Valid: 8,390 (81.35%)   Spoilt: 172   Quota: 1,199   Turnout: 8,562 (83.01%)

References

  1. ^ a b "Dungannon Borough Council, 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ a b c d "Local Government Results 2001". EONI. Retrieved 7 August 2021.