2011 Cookstown District Council election
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All 16 seats to Cookstown District Council
9 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Sinn Féin SDLP DUP
Seats won 6 4 3
Seat change Increase 1 Decrease 1 Steady

  Fourth party
 
Party UUP
Seats won 3
Seat change Steady

Elections to Cookstown 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 16 councillors.

Election results

Cookstown District Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Sinn Féin 6 1 0 Increase1 37.5 39.1 6,135 Increase5.6
  SDLP 4 0 1 Decrease1 25.0 18.0 2,829 Increase0.7
  DUP 3 0 0 Steady 18.8 18.1 2,834 Decrease4.4
  UUP 3 0 0 Steady 12.5 16.9 2,650 Decrease2.6
  TUV 0 0 0 New 0.0 7.4 1,159 New
  Alliance 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.6 92 Increase0.6

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Cookstown District Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
Sinn Féin SDLP DUP UUP Others
Ballinderry 39.3 2 22.2 2 19.3 1 12.1 1 7.1 0 6
Cookstown Central 32.4 2 19.9 1 17.6 1 21.7 1 8.4 0 5
Drum Manor 44.3 2 11.2 1 16.8 1 19.0 1 8.7 0 5
Total 39.1 6 18.0 4 18.1 3 16.9 3 7.9 0 16

Districts results

Ballinderry

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

Ballinderry - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4
Sinn Féin Patrick McAleer* 26.57% 1,713      
DUP Samuel McCartney* 19.32% 1,246      
Sinn Féin Michael McIvor* 12.72% 820 1,451.2    
SDLP Deirdre Mayo 12.02% 775 875.32 1,026.52  
UUP Robert Kelly 12.08% 779 783.32 785.72 992.81
SDLP Christine McFlynn 10.14% 654 706.8 857.52 863.19
TUV Walter Millar 7.15% 461 461.48 462.44 563.42
Electorate: 9,986   Valid: 6,448 (64.57%)   Spoilt: 140   Quota: 922   Turnout: 6,588 (65.97%)

Cookstown Central

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

Cookstown Central - 5 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
Sinn Féin John McNamee* 23.55% 986        
UUP Trevor Wilson* 21.72% 909        
DUP Ian McCrea* 17.63% 738        
SDLP Tony Quinn* 14.88% 623 665.63 691.38 892.38  
Sinn Féin Ciarán McElhone 8.89% 372 600.23 600.48 657 730
TUV Hannah Loughrin 6.07% 254 254.29 402.04 431.83 439.83
SDLP Peter Cassidy* 5.06% 212 217.22 231.97    
Alliance Michael McDonald 2.20% 92 95.77 111.52    
Electorate: 7,556   Valid: 4,186 (55.40%)   Spoilt: 68   Quota: 698   Turnout: 4,254 (56.30%)

Drum Manor

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

Drum Manor - 5 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4
Sinn Féin Sean Clarke* 19.15% 970      
UUP Samuel Glasgow* 18.99% 962      
DUP Maureen Lees* 16.78% 850      
Sinn Féin Cathal Mallaghan 14.59% 739 838.19 839.75 840.88
SDLP James McGarvey* 11.15% 565 573.32 586.84 770.78
Sinn Féin Oliver Molloy* 10.56% 535 551.25 551.25 552.64
TUV Samuel Parke 8.77% 444 444.39 542.28  
Electorate: 7,406   Valid: 5,065 (68.39%)   Spoilt: 96   Quota: 845   Turnout: 5,161 (69.69%)

References

  1. ^ a b "Cookstown District Council Elections 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Ballinderry Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 4 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Cookstown Central Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 4 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Drum Manor Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 4 August 2021.