2011 Craigavon Borough Council election
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All 26 seats to Craigavon Borough Council
14 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party DUP Sinn Féin UUP
Seats won 9 8 6
Seat change Steady Increase 2 Steady

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party SDLP Alliance Independent
Seats won 2 1 0
Seat change Decrease 2 Increase 1 Decrease 1

Elections to Craigavon 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 26 councillors.

Election results

Craigavon Borough Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  DUP 9 1 1 Steady 34.6 30.0 9,974 Decrease0.8
  Sinn Féin 8 2 0 Increase2 30.8 27.9 9,304 Increase5.5
  UUP 6 0 0 Steady 23.1 20.6 6,845 Decrease2.2
  SDLP 2 0 2 Decrease2 7.7 12.1 4,026 Decrease4.8
  Alliance 1 1 0 Increase1 3.8 3.4 1,137 Increase1.0
  TUV 0 0 0 New 0.0 2.9 976 New
  Independent 0 0 1 Decrease1 0.0 2.8 917 Decrease1.4
  UKIP 0 0 0 New 0.0 0.4 122 New

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Craigavon Borough Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
DUP Sinn Féin UUP SDLP Alliance Others
Craigavon Central 28.8 2 24.7 2 24.7 2 4.4 0 6.7 1 10.7 0 7
Loughside 6.5 0 60.0 3 0.0 0 30.5 2 0.0 0 3.0 0 5
Lurgan 37.4 3 9.8 1 35.3 3 5.4 0 5.6 0 6.5 0 7
Portadown 46.2 4 22.6 2 17.1 1 11.1 0 0.0 0 3.0 0 7
Total 30.0 9 27.9 8 20.6 6 12.1 2 3.4 1 6.0 0 26

Districts results

Craigavon Central

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

Craigavon Central - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Sinn Féin Mark O'Dowd 16.28% 1,434                    
DUP Robert Smith* 15.95% 1,405                    
UUP Kenneth Twyble* 12.54% 1,104                    
Sinn Féin Tommy O'Connor 8.45% 744 1,025.52 1,025.73 1,038.61 1,038.61 1,123.61          
DUP William Smith* 7.81% 688 688.24 952.21 953.21 1,053.04 1,057.05 1,057.67 1,455.67      
UUP Ronald Harkness* 6.97% 614 614.48 619.52 620.52 675.52 679.52 679.52 710.34 862.34 1,266.34  
Alliance Michael Dixon 6.66% 586 587.68 588.31 591.55 596.79 676.67 687.83 698.7 706.7 769.82 900.82
Independent Kieran Corr* 7.86% 692 717.2 717.62 731.58 737.58 837.62 847.54 851.96 856.96 872.41 879.41
UUP Andrew Crockett 5.21% 459 459.48 461.58 462.58 496 498 498.62 511.56 596.56    
DUP Louise Templeton 5.04% 444 444 462.69 462.93 476.14 477.14 477.14        
SDLP Mary Elliott 3.16% 278 287.12 287.33 355.49 355.73            
TUV Roy Ferguson 2.85% 251 251.24 253.13 254.37              
SDLP Anna Ochal-Molenda 1.23% 108 115.44 115.44                
Electorate: 16,864   Valid: 8,807 (52.22%)   Spoilt: 277   Quota: 1,101   Turnout: 9,084 (53.87%)  

Loughside

2005: 3 x Sinn Féin, 2 x SDLP
2011: 3 x Sinn Féin, 2 x SDLP
2005-2011 Change: No change

Loughside - 5 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
Sinn Féin Johnny McGibbon 32.38% 2,465          
Sinn Féin Mairéad O'Dowd* 10.67% 812 1,477.42        
SDLP Declan McAlinden 13.99% 1,065 1,117.43 1,151.43 1,176.63 1,286.63  
SDLP Joe Nelson 8.82% 671 701.87 776.77 787.21 831.88 1,282.88
Sinn Féin Noel McGeown 9.66% 735 978.53 1,007.98 1,107.34 1,108.34 1,157.81
Sinn Féin Maurice Magill 7.26% 553 712.25 724.25 781.49 785.85 862.91
SDLP Caoimhe Dummigan 7.74% 589 619.87 643.87 657.01 729.01  
DUP Philip Carson 6.53% 497 497.49 517.49 518.03    
Independent Mal Nelson 2.96% 225 235.78        
Electorate: 13,346   Valid: 7,612 (57.04%)   Spoilt: 201   Quota: 1,269   Turnout: 7,813 (58.54%)  

Lurgan

2005: 3 x DUP, 3 x UUP, 1 x Sinn Féin
2011: 3 x DUP, 3 x UUP, 1 x Sinn Féin
2005-2011 Change: No change

Lurgan - 7 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
DUP Stephen Moutray* 19.95% 1,952            
UUP Jo-Anne Dobson 13.40% 1,311            
UUP Meta Crozier* 12.66% 1,239            
DUP Carla Lockhart 9.73% 952 1,237          
Sinn Féin Liam Mackle 9.81% 960 961.14 962.14 962.21 962.22 1,224.3  
UUP George Savage* 9.25% 905 1,002.28 1,027.66 1,088.56 1,098.14 1,102.43 1,353.43
DUP Mark Baxter 7.74% 757 1,047.7 1,066.6 1,078.5 1,079.37 1,089.89 1,204.89
Alliance John Cleland 5.63% 551 557.08 583.46 588.85 589.29 727.86 747.86
TUV David Calvert 5.19% 508 533.46 559.98 563.62 564.11 564.11  
SDLP Pat McDade 5.41% 529 532.42 534.8 536.13 536.18    
UUP Barbara Trotter 1.25% 122 128.46          
Electorate: 17,168   Valid: 9,786 (57.00%)   Spoilt: 185   Quota: 1,224   Turnout: 9,971 (58.08%)  

Portadown

2005: 3 x DUP, 1 x Sinn Féin, 1 x UUP, 1 x SDLP, 1 x Independent
2011: 4 x DUP, 2 x Sinn Féin, 1 x UUP
2005-2011 Change: DUP and Sinn Féin gain from SDLP and Independent

Portadown - 7 seats[5]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
DUP Sydney Anderson* 28.59% 2,029                
DUP Alan Carson* 4.90% 348 1,056.4              
UUP Arnold Hatch* 12.44% 883 966.44              
DUP Gladys McCullough 9.37% 665 872.76 915.14            
Sinn Féin Paul Duffy 11.39% 808 809.12 809.38 809.38 816.38 817.38 858.38 858.47 859.47
Sinn Féin Gemma McKenna 11.18% 793 793.56 793.56 793.56 801.56 802.12 823.12 823.12 823.12
DUP Darren Causby 3.34% 237 299.72 412.17 426.73 428.73 512.64 514.77 534.21 806.9
SDLP John McGoldrick 5.13% 364 366.24 366.37 366.37 402.93 405.62 554.31 554.4 571.4
UUP Robert Oliver 4.65% 330 351.84 356.39 400.63 407.19 493.87 497 501.86  
SDLP Mary McAlinden* 3.64% 258 259.12 259.38 259.38 342.07 345.63      
TUV Karen Boal 3.06% 217 246.68 248.37 252.85 252.85        
SDLP Daniel Gouveia 2.31% 164 166.24 166.37 166.93          
Electorate: 13,650   Valid: 7,096 (51.99%)   Spoilt: 174   Quota: 888   Turnout: 7,270 (53.26%)  

References

  1. ^ a b "Craigavon Borough Council, 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Craigavon Central Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 18 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Loughside Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 18 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Lurgan Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 18 July 2021.
  5. ^ "Portadown Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 18 July 2021.