2011 Coleraine Borough Council election
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All 22 seats to Coleraine Borough Council
12 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party DUP UUP SDLP
Seats won 9 5 3
Seat change Steady Decrease 3 Steady

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

Elections to Coleraine Borough Council were held on 5 May 2011 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

Coleraine Borough Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  DUP 9 1 1 Steady 40.9 35.6 6,984 Decrease1.3
  UUP 5 0 3 Decrease3 22.7 20.6 4,047 Decrease11.4
  SDLP 3 0 0 Steady 13.6 10.5 2,066 Decrease1.8
  Independent 2 1 0 Increase1 9.1 13.5 2,642 Increase7.2
  Alliance 2 2 0 Increase2 9.1 8.8 1,723 Increase4.1
  Sinn Féin 1 0 0 Steady 4.5 9.0 1,759 Increase1.1
  TUV 0 0 0 New 0.0 1.7 324 New
  UKIP 0 0 0 New 0.0 0.5 91 New

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Coleraine Borough Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
DUP UUP SDLP Alliance Sinn Féin Others
Bann 35.0 2 25.5 2 15.3 1 4.1 0 16.5 1 3.6 0 6
Coleraine Central 31.9 3 16.0 1 8.6 1 7.2 0 8.3 0 28.0 1 6
Coleraine East 59.9 3 23.1 1 6.8 0 10.2 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 5
The Skerries 20.8 1 17.1 1 8.6 1 16.0 1 6.9 0 30.6 1 5
Total 35.6 9 20.6 5 10.5 3 8.8 2 9.0 1 15.5 2 22

Districts results

Bann

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

Bann - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
DUP Adrian McQuillan* 22.04% 1,440              
Sinn Féin Ciaran Archibald 16.47% 1,076              
UUP William King* 14.35% 938              
DUP Sam Cole* 9.53% 623 860.96 861.68 940.68        
SDLP Roisin Loftus 8.91% 582 583.44 656.7 658.7 701.42 701.42 711.86 1,070.86
UUP Richard Holmes 5.55% 363 379.2 379.38 440.26 480.62 481.72 838.48 846.38
DUP Angela Torrens 3.41% 223 429.64 429.82 465.78 491.78 496.08 542 554.98
SDLP Eamon Mullan 6.41% 419 421.16 483.26 484.26 525.06 525.26 526.26  
UUP Rosemary Torrens 5.60% 366 395.52 395.52 434.24 470.6 471.4    
Alliance Charlie McConaghy 4.07% 266 267.44 271.04 272.4        
TUV Elizabeth Collins 3.66% 239 248 248.18          
Electorate: 10,978   Valid: 6,535 (59.53%)   Spoilt: 110   Quota: 934   Turnout: 6,645 (60.53%)

Coleraine Central

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

Coleraine Central - 6 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Independent David McClarty* 22.09% 1,260              
DUP George Duddy 12.53% 715 746.16 746.16 836.16        
SDLP Gerry McLaughlin* 7.08% 404 437.06 502.82 506.96 506.96 815.38    
UUP David Barbour* 9.76% 557 650.48 652.48 699.46 702.22 704.22 939.22  
DUP James McClure* 10.20% 582 646.98 646.98 734.3 735.68 738.68 783.21 815.03
DUP William McCandless 9.20% 525 570.6 570.6 643.88 657.68 661.06 712.38 774.54
Alliance Graham Scobie 8.27% 472 545.72 551.72 560.62 560.85 586.85 621.35 649.47
UUP Nigel MacAuley 6.19% 353 411.52 412.9 438.32 439.93 444.69    
Sinn Féin Susan Kelly 7.15% 408 412.94 419.32 419.32 419.32      
Independent Russell Watton 5.99% 342 368.98 368.98          
SDLP Sebastian Pierzchalski 1.52% 87 89.66            
Electorate: 11,313   Valid: 5,705 (50.43%)   Spoilt: 108   Quota: 816   Turnout: 5,813 (51.38%)

Coleraine East

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

Coleraine East - 6 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
DUP Maurice Bradley* 44.01% 1,507        
DUP William Creelman* 10.98% 376 1,120.25      
DUP Phyllis Fielding* 4.88% 167 251.5 768.46    
UUP David Harding 15.10% 517 568.35 579.39    
Alliance Yvonne Boyle 10.22% 350 261.7 362.66 370.86 539.06
UUP Robert McPherson* 8.03% 275 308.8 318.88 505.43 518.9
SDLP Teresa Young 6.78% 232 241.1 243.02 245.48  
Electorate: 7,678   Valid: 3,424 (44.59%)   Spoilt: 95   Quota: 571   Turnout: 3,519 (45.83%)

The Skerries

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

The Skerries - 5 seats[5]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Alliance Barney Fitzpatrick 15.99% 635 636 649 676        
Independent Christine Alexander* 14.85% 590 594 651 670        
DUP Mark Fielding 14.15% 562 572 593 594 594.61 618.61 823.61  
UUP Norman Hillis* 10.45% 415 424 447 448 448 624 688  
SDLP Maura Hickey* 8.61% 342 342 348 534 544.98 552.98 560.98 571.98
Independent Noel Kennedy 8.41% 334 352 391 398 399.22 423.22 431.22 466.22
DUP Sandy Gilkinson* 6.65% 264 281 299 299 299 324    
UUP Lesley MacAuley 6.62% 263 267 291 291 291      
Sinn Féin Christopher O'Neill 6.92% 275 275 280          
Independent James Davies 2.92% 116 117            
UKIP Adrian Parkes 2.29% 91 105            
TUV Michael Wiggins 2.14% 85              
Electorate: 8,167   Valid: 3,972 (48.63%)   Spoilt: 62   Quota: 663   Turnout: 4,034 (49.39%)

References

  1. ^ a b "Coleraine Council Elections 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Bann Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 13 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Coleraine Central Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 13 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Coleraine East Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 13 July 2021.
  5. ^ "The Skerries Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 13 July 2021.