2005 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 DUP UUP
Seats won 9 5 4
Seat change Increase 1 Increase 2 Decrease 2

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party SDLP Independent
Seats won 4 0
Seat change Steady Decrease 1

Elections to Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council were held on 5 May 2005 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 2005[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Sinn Féin 9 1 0 Increase1 40.9 39.6 9,992 Increase3.6
  DUP 5 2 0 Increase1 22.7 24.3 6,132 Increase6.7
  UUP 4 0 2 Decrease2 18.2 17.6 4,436 Decrease5.2
  SDLP 4 0 0 Steady 18.2 14.8 3,726 Decrease2.4
  Independent 0 0 1 Decrease1 0.0 3.7 923 Decrease2.7

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council election, 2005
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
Sinn Féin DUP UUP SDLP Others
Blackwater 24.4 1 41.6 2 21.6 1 12.4 1 0.0 0 5
Clogher Valley 32.2 2 27.9 1 20.9 1 18.9 1 0.0 0 5
Dungannon Town 35.2 2 28.1 2 20.6 1 16.1 1 0.0 0 6
Torrent 60.9 4 4.8 0 9.6 1 12.5 1 12.2 1 6
Total 39.6 9 24.3 5 17.6 4 14.8 4 3.7 0 22

Districts results

Blackwater

2001: 2 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP
2005: 2 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP
2001-2005 Change: DUP gain from UUP

Blackwater - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
DUP Roger Burton* 21.22% 1,309          
Sinn Féin Phelim Gildernew* 17.75% 1,095          
DUP Samuel Brush 16.13% 995 1,202.27        
UUP Jim Hamilton* 14.01% 864 884.79 905.13 905.55 1,040.3  
SDLP Patrick Daly* 12.40% 765 766.05 766.59 782.61 789.87 1,039.87
UUP Sammy Stewart 7.62% 470 475.67 482.33 482.45 594.88 594.88
Sinn Féin Josefa Watters 6.66% 411 411 411.18 456.18 458.18  
DUP Denver Thompson 4.21% 260 298.22 442.94 442.94    
Electorate: 8,116   Valid: 6,169 (76.01%)   Spoilt: 97   Quota: 1,029   Turnout: 6,266 (77.21%)  

Clogher Valley

2001: 2 x Sinn Féin, 1 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x SDLP
2005: 2 x Sinn Féin, 1 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x SDLP
2001-2005 Change: No change

Clogher Valley - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
SDLP Anthony McGonnell* 18.93% 1,134            
Sinn Féin Sean McGuigan* 13.46% 806 867.44 1,073.44        
UUP Robert Mulligan* 12.91% 773 784.52 786 1,154      
Sinn Féin Colla McMahon 12.62% 756 775.04 934.08 939.6 940.76 1,014.47  
DUP Frances Burton 13.96% 836 836.32 836.32 881.64 959.36 959.36 960.62
DUP William McIlwrath* 13.98% 837 838.28 840.44 879.56 953.22 953.61 955.56
UUP Ken Maginnis* 8.00% 479 492.76 495.4        
Sinn Féin Bronwyn McGahan 6.14% 368 393.12          
Electorate: 7,859   Valid: 5,989 (76.21%)   Spoilt: 74   Quota: 999   Turnout: 6,063 (77.15%)  

Dungannon Town

2001: 2 x Sinn Féin, 2 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP
2005: 2 x Sinn Féin, 2 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x SDLP
2001-2005 Change: DUP gain from UUP

Dungannon Town - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
DUP Maurice Morrow* 18.98% 1,029        
SDLP Vincent Currie* 16.06% 871        
UUP Walter Cuddy* 15.40% 835        
Sinn Féin John McLarnon* 15.07% 817        
DUP Gilbert Greenaway 9.17% 497 727 728.02 739.15 935.15
Sinn Féin Barry Monteith* 13.15% 713 713 766.55 767.04 771.44
Sinn Féin Tony Slevin 6.95% 377 377.5 403.85 404.06 408.54
UUP Victor McNickle 5.22% 283 305.75 316.63 360.73  
Electorate: 8,281   Valid: 5,422 (65.48%)   Spoilt: 80   Quota: 775   Turnout: 5,502 (66.44%)  

Torrent

2001: 3 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Independent
2005: 4 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP, 1 x UUP
2001-2005 Change: Sinn Féin gain from Independent

Torrent - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
Sinn Féin Michael Gillespie* 18.24% 1,392          
Sinn Féin Michelle O'Neill 16.64% 1,270          
Sinn Féin Francie Molloy* 15.37% 1,173          
Sinn Féin Desmond Donnelly* 10.68% 815 1,090.44 1,090.66 1,247.74    
UUP Norman Badger* 9.59% 732 732.22 1,076.22 1,076.5 1,076.5 1,077.88
SDLP Jim Cavanagh* 12.53% 956 968.32 972.32 978.2 990.1 1,025.29
Independent Jim Canning* 12.10% 923 927.84 932.84 941.94 958.88 1,002.81
DUP Robert McFarland 4.84% 369 369.44        
Electorate: 10,410   Valid: 7,630 (73.29%)   Spoilt: 90   Quota: 1,091   Turnout: 7,720 (74.16%)  

References

  1. ^ a b "Dungannon Borough Council, 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ a b c d "Local Government Results 2005". EONI. Retrieved 7 August 2021.