2011 Carrickfergus Borough Council election
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All 17 seats to Carrickfergus Borough Council
9 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party DUP UUP Alliance
Seats won 8 4 3
Seat change Steady Steady Steady

  Fourth party
 
Party Independent
Seats won 2
Seat change Steady

Elections to Carrickfergus 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 17 councillors.

There was no change from the prior election.[1]

Election results

Carrickfergus Borough Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  DUP 8 0 0 Steady 47.1 43.2 5,356 Decrease0.1
  UUP 4 0 0 Steady 23.5 15.9 1,972 Decrease2.1
  Alliance 3 0 0 Steady 17.6 25.1 3,110 Increase1.9
  Independent 2 0 0 Steady 11.8 13.5 1,670 Decrease2.0
  Green (NI) 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 2.4 294 Increase2.4

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Carrickfergus Borough Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
DUP UUP Alliance Others
Carrick Castle 38.7 2 9.9 1 31.5 1 19.9 1 5
Kilroot 39.1 3 13.3 1 22.3 1 25.3 1 6
Knockagh Monument 50.3 3 22.1 2 24.9 1 2.7 0 6
Total 43.2 8 15.9 4 25.1 3 15.8 2 17

Districts results

Carrick Castle

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

Carrick Castle - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Alliance Sean Neeson* 26.44% 651            
DUP David Hilditch* 20.59% 507            
Independent William Hamilton* 14.87% 366 391.08 400.01 448.01      
DUP Deborah Emerson 10.56% 260 272.16 308.07 314.97 318.97 455.97  
UUP Elizabeth McKnight 9.87% 243 262 266.37 283.7 286.7 316.52 355.4
Alliance Noel Williams 5.04% 124 270.68 273.34 297.84 305.84 321.96 327.63
DUP Patricia McKinney* 7.55% 186 198.92 237.68 250.34 260.34    
Independent Nicholas Wady 5.08% 125 145.14 147.61        
Electorate: 5,761   Valid: 2,462 (42.74%)   Spoilt: 51   Quota: 411   Turnout: 2,513 (43.62%)

Kilroot

2005: 3 x DUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x UUP, 1 x Independent
2011: 3 x DUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x UUP, 1 x Independent
2005-2011 Change: No change

Kilroot - 6 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
Independent James Brown* 22.17% 1,179          
DUP Billy Ashe* 22.06% 1,173          
DUP Terence Clements* 9.68% 515 631.4 909.32      
Alliance Isobel Day* 12.99% 691 753.8 762.08      
DUP Lynn McClurg* 7.35% 391 456.2 545.84 558.6 688.94 744.77
UUP Eric Ferguson* 6.75% 359 428.6 443.36 455.64 464.57 726.59
Alliance Robert Logan 9.27% 493 521.8 525.04 626.04 628.13 672.21
UUP Cathy Vizard 6.54% 348 402.4 413.92 425.56 426.51  
Green (NI) Mark Bailey 3.18% 169 186.2 191.96      
Electorate: 11,430   Valid: 5,318 (46.53%)   Spoilt: 78   Quota: 760   Turnout: 5,396 (47.21%)

Knockagh Monument

2005: 3 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x Alliance
2011: 3 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x Alliance
2005-2011 Change: No change

Knockagh Monument - 6 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
DUP May Beattie* 23.47% 1,085            
Alliance Stewart Dickson* 18.07% 835            
DUP Charie Johnston 9.32% 431 677.8          
DUP James McClurg* 12.12% 560 605.2 611.6 621.68 837.68    
UUP Andrew Wilson 12.29% 568 581.2 586.2 594.81 615.26 651.26 654.71
UUP John Stewart 9.82% 454 468.8 479.8 490.51 520.76 579.76 591.01
Alliance Shireen Bell 6.84% 316 327.6 403.6 535.9 550.95 575.95 577.85
DUP Louise Marsden* 5.37% 248 332.4 335.4 340.02      
Green (NI) Brian Luney 2.70% 125 126.6          
Electorate: 10,090   Valid: 4,622 (45.81%)   Spoilt: 81   Quota: 661   Turnout: 4,703 (46.61%)

References

  1. ^ a b c "Carrickfergus Council Elections 1993-2001". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Carrick Castle Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Kilroot Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Knockagh Monument Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.