2011 Antrim Borough Council election
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All 19 seats to Antrim Borough Council
10 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Martin McGuiness
Leader Peter Robinson Tom Elliott Martin McGuinness
Party DUP UUP Sinn Féin
Seats won 5 5 4
Seat change Decrease 1 Steady Increase 1
Percentage 30.6 19.9 17.2
Swing Decrease0.1 Decrease3.9 Increase2.4

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
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Leader Margaret Ritchie David Ford
Party SDLP Alliance
Seats won 3 2
Seat change Steady Steady
Percentage 16.5 11.3
Swing Decrease4.0 Increase4.4

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2011 Antrim Council Election Results, shaded by plurality of First Preference Votes.

Elections to Antrim Borough Council were held on 5 May 2011 on the same day as the other Northern Irish local government elections. The election used three district electoral areas to elect a total of 19 councillors.

Election results

Antrim Borough Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  DUP 5 0 1 Decrease1 26.3 30.6 5,210 Decrease0.1
  UUP 5 0 0 Steady 26.3 19.9 3,391 Decrease3.9
  Sinn Féin 4 1 0 Increase1 21.1 17.2 2,931 Increase2.4
  SDLP 3 0 0 Steady 15.8 16.5 2,806 Decrease4.0
  Alliance 2 0 0 Steady 10.5 11.3 1,919 Increase4.4
  TUV 0 0 0 New 0.0 2.1 363 New
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.9 321 Decrease0.8
  PUP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.6 109 Steady

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Antrim Borough Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
DUP UUP Sinn Féin SDLP Alliance Others
Antrim North West 30.9 1 10.4 1 29.0 2 24.6 1 5.1 0 0.0 0 5
Antrim South East 28.7 2 21.7 2 12.5 1 11.6 1 17.5 1 8.0 0 7
Antrim Town 32.9 2 26.4 2 12.4 1 16.7 1 7.2 1 4.4 0 7
Total 30.6 5 19.9 5 17.2 4 16.5 3 11.3 2 4.5 0 19

Districts results

Antrim North West

2005: 2 x Sinn Féin, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x UUP
2011: 2 x Sinn Féin, 1 x DUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x UUP
2005-2011 Change: No change

Antrim North West - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
DUP Trevor Clarke* 24.12% 1,172            
SDLP Robert Loughran* 13.05% 634 648.57 715.19 1,150.19      
Sinn Féin Anthony Brady* 15.19% 738 738.93 748.93 788.24 909.24    
Sinn Féin Henry Cushinan* 13.79% 670 671.24 675.24 751.55 895.55    
UUP Roderick Swann 10.41% 506 545.68 628.61 643.23 654.23 668.23 681.23
DUP Wilson Clyde 6.77% 329 618.54 646.09 647.4 649.4 659.4 668.4
SDLP Brian Duffin 11.58% 563 566.41 596.72        
Alliance Pauline Savage 5.10% 248 252.65          
Electorate: 9,054   Valid: 4,860 (53.68%)   Spoilt: 82   Quota: 811   Turnout: 4,942 (54.58%)  

Antrim South East

2005: 2 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x Alliance
2011: 2 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x Alliance
2005-2011 Change: No change

Antrim South East - 7 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
SDLP Thomas Burns* 14.04% 992          
DUP Samuel Dunlop* 12.36% 873          
Sinn Féin Anne-Marie Logue* 12.53% 885          
UUP Mervyn Rea* 12.08% 853 856.08 875.73 964.73    
Alliance Alan Lawther* 11.57% 817 829.32 869.07 882.18 884.18  
DUP Roy Thompson 10.91% 771 772.1 784.21 847.21 876.21 883.98
UUP Paul Michael 9.61% 679 680.1 684.32 788.54 823.54 847.05
DUP John Smyth 5.39% 381 381.22 389.33 447.44 459.44 475.3
SDLP Róisín Nugent 3.50% 247 312.34 379.72 384.83 385.83  
TUV Mel Lucas* 5.14% 363 363.66 365.88      
Independent Martin Nelson 2.18% 154 166.1        
Independent John Fox 0.69% 49 53.62        
Electorate: 13,628   Valid: 7,064 (51.83%)   Spoilt: 101   Quota: 884   Turnout: 7,165 (52.58%)  

Antrim Town

2005: 3 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x SDLP
2011: 2 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP
2005-2011 Change: Sinn Féin gain from DUP

Antrim Town - 7 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
UUP Adrian Cochrane-Watson* 17.25% 884              
DUP Pam Lewis* 14.32% 734              
Sinn Féin Noel Maguire 12.45% 638 638.56 638.56 639.56 655.56      
UUP Andrew Ritchie* 7.80% 400 490.72 496.44 521.51 654.87      
Alliance Neil Kelly 9.77% 501 509.4 512.65 517.65 546.18 847.18    
DUP Brian Graham* 9.97% 511 536.48 585.1 602.2 618.62 622.9 651.9  
SDLP Gráinne Teggart 7.22% 370 371.4 372.44 372.44 418.85 455.53 580.53 591.53
DUP John Smyth* 8.56% 439 459.16 486.59 523.38 530.54 536.62 561.62 562.62
Alliance Oran Keenan* 6.89% 353 356.92 357.57 360.57 381.53      
UUP Amanda Johnston 1.35% 69 151.6 154.2 167.33        
Independent Donovan McClelland 2.30% 118 119.4 120.18 121.18        
PUP Ken Wilkinson 2.13% 109 113.48 115.04          
Electorate: 11,925   Valid: 5,126 (42.99%)   Spoilt: 102   Quota: 641   Turnout: 5,228 (43.84%)  

References

  1. ^ a b "Antrim Borough Council, 1993-2001". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Antrim North West Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Antrim South East Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Antrim Town Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.