2011 Ballymoney Borough Council election
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All 16 seats to Ballymoney Borough Council
9 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party DUP Sinn Féin UUP
Seats won 8 3 2
Seat change Steady Steady Steady

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party SDLP TUV Independent
Seats won 1 1 1
Seat change Decrease 1 Increase 1 Steady

Elections to Ballymoney 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 16 councillors.

Election results

Ballymoney Borough Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  DUP 8 0 0 Steady 50.0 45.3 5,182 Decrease3.6
  Sinn Féin 3 0 0 Steady 18.8 20.5 2,344 Increase0.5
  UUP 2 1 1 Steady 12.5 13.7 1,563 Decrease1.4
  SDLP 1 0 1 Decrease1 6.3 9.9 1,133 Decrease2.4
  TUV 1 1 0 New 6.3 7.6 870 New
  Independent 1 1 1 Steady 6.3 3.0 347 Decrease0.8

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Ballymoney Borough Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
DUP Sinn Féin UUP SDLP TUV Others
Ballymoney Town 56.5 3 0.0 0 15.0 1 9.9 0 7.4 0 11.2 1 5
Bann Valley 42.3 3 34.0 2 7.1 0 7.6 0 9.0 1 0.0 0 6
Bushvale 39.5 2 19.7 1 21.9 1 13.1 1 5.8 0 0.0 0 5
Total 45.3 8 20.5 3 13.7 2 9.9 1 7.6 1 3.0 1 16

Districts results

Ballymoney Town

2005: 3 x DUP, 2 x UUP
2011: 3 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Independent
2005-2011 Change: Independent gain from UUP

Ballymoney Town - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
DUP Mervyn Storey* 35.28% 1,090          
DUP Ian Stevenson* 7.70% 238 547.42        
DUP Cecil Cousley* 8.77% 271 360.1 370.7 382.46 558.64  
UUP Tom McKeown* 8.93% 276 310.02 312.12 471.69 488.48 577.48
Independent Iain McAfee 11.23% 347 366.98 368.58 384.73 397.3 448.47
SDLP Daniel Hendrie 9.90% 306 313.02 313.22 316.22 317.81 323.91
TUV Billy Kerr 7.38% 228 235.02 235.72 242.36 249.29  
DUP Brian Kelly 4.79% 148 223.06 233.51 240.46    
UUP James Simpson* 6.02% 186 213 215.2      
Electorate: 6,575   Valid: 3,090 (47.00%)   Spoilt: 59   Quota: 516   Turnout: 3,149 (47.89%)

Bann Valley

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

Bann Valley - 6 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
DUP John Finlay* 18.50% 905              
Sinn Féin Philip McGuigan* 17.91% 876              
DUP Robert Halliday 11.72% 573 706.63            
DUP Jason Atkinson 8.93% 591 633.32 633.32 638.34 779.34      
Sinn Féin Cathal McLaughlin 9.06% 443 443.46 580.06 580.07 580.07 580.07 876.07  
TUV William Blair 9.00% 440 456.33 456.33 456.64 553.41 604.41 606.84 607.84
SDLP Malachy McCamphill* 7.63% 373 374.15 394.95 395 432.46 446.46 486.26 557.26
Sinn Féin Leanne Peacock 7.05% 345 345.23 359.83 359.83 360.03 360.03    
UUP Steven Phillips 7.05% 345 352.36 352.56 352.74        
Electorate: 8,473   Valid: 4,891 (57.72%)   Spoilt: 123   Quota: 699   Turnout: 5,104 (60.24%)

Bushvale

2005: 2 x DUP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP, 1 x Independent
2011: 2 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP
2005-2011 Change: Independent joins UUP

Bushvale - 5 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
DUP Evelyne Robinson* 22.18% 767          
DUP Frank Campbell* 17.32% 599          
UUP Bill Kennedy* 15.38% 532 633.85        
Sinn Féin Anita Cavlan* 14.57% 504 504.7 504.94 641.94    
SDLP Harry Connolly* 13.13% 454 457.85 458.09 492.09 495.68 558.92
UUP William Johnston 6.48% 224 275.45 326.09 326.79 446.21 447.45
TUV Peter Deans 5.84% 202 229.3 232.66 232.9    
Sinn Féin Jimmy Gaston 5.09% 176 177.05 177.53      
Electorate: 6,196   Valid: 3,458 (55.81%)   Spoilt: 50   Quota: 577   Turnout: 3,508 (56.62%)

References

  1. ^ a b "Ballymoney Council Elections 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Ballymoney Town Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Bann Valley Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 10 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Bushvale Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 10 July 2021.