2011 Banbridge District Council election
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All 17 seats to Banbridge District Council
9 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party UUP DUP SDLP
Seats won 7 5 2
Seat change Increase 2 Decrease 2 Decrease 1

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party Sinn Féin Alliance
Seats won 2 1
Seat change Increase 1 Steady

Elections to Banbridge District 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 17 councillors.

Election results

Banbridge District Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  UUP 7 2 0 Increase2 41.2 33.8 6,167 Increase1.4
  DUP 5 0 2 Decrease2 29.4 32.4 5,904 Decrease5.9
  SDLP 2 0 1 Decrease1 11.8 13.2 2,409 Decrease2.7
  Sinn Féin 2 1 0 Increase1 11.8 11.4 2,071 Increase5.1
  Alliance 1 0 0 Steady 5.9 4.9 892 Increase0.4
  TUV 0 0 0 New 0.0 2.5 458 New
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.8 335 Decrease0.8

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Banbridge District Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
UUP DUP SDLP Sinn Féin Alliance Others
Banbridge Town 36.3 2 30.8 2 11.6 1 7.4 0 8.2 1 5.7 0 6
Dromore 26.0 2 44.2 2 8.3 0 10.2 1 7.0 0 4.3 0 5
Knockiveagh 38.6 3 23.0 1 19.1 1 16.0 1 0.0 0 3.3 0 6
Total 33.8 7 32.4 5 13.2 2 11.4 2 4.9 1 4.3 0 17

Districts results

Banbridge Town

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

Banbridge Town - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
UUP Joan Baird* 24.86% 1,466              
DUP Junior McCrum* 17.60% 1,038              
UUP Ian Burns* 11.46% 676 1,200.6            
DUP Jim McElroy* 8.02% 473 518.58 750.57 917.01        
Alliance Sheila McQuaid 8.19% 483 495.47 544.68 546.39 546.63 588.63 679.03 788.34
SDLP Marie Hamilton 6.22% 367 375.17 389.97 391.11 391.27 450.7 655.84 684.07
Sinn Féin Vincent McAleenan 7.38% 435 435.86 436.23 436.23 436.23 601.23 645.6 645.68
DUP John McKinstry 5.22% 308 324.34 370.59 391.11 457.35 460.35 468.6  
SDLP Cassie McDermott* 5.36% 316 325.46 339.52 340.66 340.99 383.9    
Independent Dessie Ward* 5.68% 335 335.43 335.8 335.8 335.8      
Electorate: 11,532   Valid: 5,897 (51.14%)   Spoilt: 124   Quota: 843   Turnout: 6,021 (52.21%)  

Dromore

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

Dromore - 5 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
DUP Paul Rankin* 16.49% 967 1,013          
DUP Hazel Gamble* 16.08% 943 983          
UUP Carol Black 13.98% 820 883 976 982.23      
UUP Olive Mercer 12.05% 707 751 842 850.01 850.86 851.7 923.7
Sinn Féin Paul Gribben 10.18% 597 597 604 604 604 604 880
DUP Norah Beare* 11.68% 685 705 746 766.47 770.38 773.74 814.74
SDLP Louis Boyle 8.32% 488 488 601 601 601.17 601.17  
Alliance David Griffin 6.97% 409 422          
TUV Lyle Rea 4.25% 249            
Electorate: 10,290   Valid: 5,865 (57.00%)   Spoilt: 59   Quota: 978   Turnout: 5,924 (57.57%)  

Knockiveagh

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

Knockiveagh - 6 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
SDLP Seamus Doyle* 19.12% 1,238        
UUP Elizabeth Ingram 17.53% 1,135        
Sinn Féin Brendan Curran 16.05% 1,039        
DUP David Herron* 13.42% 869 922.9 991.9    
UUP John Hanna* 10.67% 691 803.7 844.4 945.1  
UUP Glenn Barr 10.38% 672 763.7 815.9 893.61 955.11
DUP Ian Wilson 9.59% 621 645.5 690.3 711.96 764.46
TUV Stephen Herron* 3.23% 209 234.9      
Electorate: 11,012   Valid: 6,474 (58.79%)   Spoilt: 105   Quota: 925   Turnout: 6,579 (59.74%)  

References

  1. ^ a b "Banbridge District Council, 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Banbridge Town Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 20 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Dromore Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 20 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Knockiveagh Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 20 July 2021.