2011 Newry and Mourne District Council election
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All 30 seats to Newry and Mourne District Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Sinn Féin SDLP UUP
Seats won 14 9 3
Seat change Increase 1 Steady Steady

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Independent DUP UKIP
Seats won 2 1 1
Seat change Steady Decrease 1 Increase 1

  Seventh party
 
Party Green (NI)
Seats won 0
Seat change Decrease 1

Elections to Newry and Mourne District Council were held on 5 May 2011 on the same day as the other Northern Irish local government elections. The election used five district electoral areas to elect a total of 30 councillors.

Election results

Newry and Mourne District Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Sinn Féin 14 1 0 Increase1 46.7 45.2 17,877 Increase3.1
  SDLP 9 1 1 Steady 30.0 28.9 11,443 Decrease0.6
  UUP 3 1 1 Steady 10.0 10.3 4,078 Decrease0.5
  Independent 2 1 1 Steady 6.7 5.7 2,262 Decrease3.2
  UKIP 1 1 0 New 3.3 4.8 1,910 New
  DUP 1 0 1 Decrease1 3.3 3.0 1,172 Decrease3.7
  TUV 0 0 0 New 0.0 1.0 408 New
  Green (NI) 0 0 1 Decrease1 0.0 1.0 382 Decrease1.0

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Newry and Mourne District Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
Sinn Féin SDLP UUP UKIP DUP Others
Crotlieve 38.1 3 46.1 4 7.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 8.2 0 7
Newry Town 43.8 3 27.2 2 5.6 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 23.4 2 7
Slieve Gullion 78.0 4 22.0 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 5
The Fews 46.2 2 23.3 1 23.9 2 0.0 0 4.3 0 2.3 0 6
The Mournes 19.5 1 20.7 1 15.6 1 27.7 1 12.2 1 4.3 0 5
Total 45.2 14 28.9 9 10.3 3 4.8 1 3.0 1 7.8 2 30

Districts results

Crotlieve

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

Crotlieve - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
Sinn Féin Michael Ruane* 16.90% 1,640        
SDLP Declan McAteer 15.12% 1,467        
SDLP Michael Carr* 13.42% 1,302        
Sinn Féin Mick Murphy* 12.99% 1,261        
SDLP Sean O'Hare 12.48% 1,211 1,251.6      
Sinn Féin Peter Kearney 8.24% 800 1,118.36 1,158.56 1,198.24 1,283.24
SDLP Connaire McGreevey 5.05% 490 517.16 696.36 817.88 1,031.56
UUP William Mitchell 7.55% 733 733.84 736.84 765.04 787.64
Independent Jarlath Tinnelly 5.09% 494 517.24 530.84 584.36  
Green (NI) Bonnie Anley 3.16% 307 317.08 330.08    
Electorate: 17,357   Valid: 9,705 (55.91%)   Spoilt: 154   Quota: 1,214   Turnout: 9,859 (56.80%)  

Newry Town

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

Newry Town - 7 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
Sinn Féin Charlie Casey* 16.89% 1,280          
Independent Davy Hyland 13.29% 1,007          
SDLP John McArdle* 10.94% 829 846.28 949.28      
Independent Jack Patterson* 9.91% 751 763.96 778.31 969.31    
Sinn Féin Valerie Harte 11.76% 891 930.69 935.5 937.5 947.58 986.58
SDLP Frank Feely* 5.29% 401 411.8 562.23 619.23 624.72 968.72
Sinn Féin Brendan Curran* 8.34% 632 722.72 740.12 743.39 756.8 822.04
Sinn Féin Marian O'Reilly* 6.84% 518 654.08 660.16 662.16 673.14 687.49
SDLP Gary Stokes* 6.84% 518 523.4 542.67 585.67 601.15  
UUP Colin McElroy 5.60% 424 425.35 426.35      
SDLP Joe Coyle 4.18% 317 330.23        
Independent James Malone 0.13% 10 10.81        
Electorate: 13,721   Valid: 7,578 (55.23%)   Spoilt: 153   Quota: 948   Turnout: 7,731 (56.34%)  

Slieve Gullion

2005: 4 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP
2011: 4 x Sinn Féin, 1 x SDLP
2005-2011 Change: No change

Slieve Gullion - 5 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2
SDLP Geraldine Donnelly* 22.05% 1,681  
Sinn Féin Terry Hearty* 17.31% 1,320  
Sinn Féin Colman Burns* 17.21% 1,312  
Sinn Féin Anthony Flynn* 15.28% 1,165 1,327.87
Sinn Féin Patrick McDonald* 15.29% 1,166 1,295.93
Sinn Féin Padra McNamee 12.85% 980 1,094.07
Electorate: 11,983   Valid: 7,624 (63.62%)   Spoilt: 150   Quota: 1,271   Turnout: 7,774 (64.88%)  

The Fews

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

The Fews - 6 seats[5]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
UUP Andy Moffett* 18.41% 1,421          
Sinn Féin Turlough Murphy 16.83% 1,299          
Sinn Féin Patrick McGinn* 15.60% 1,204          
SDLP John Feehan* 15.43% 1,191          
Sinn Féin Jimmy McCreesh* 13.80% 1,065 1,066.15 1,242.95      
UUP David Taylor 5.51% 425 667.42 667.58 667.74 668.49 1,146.39
SDLP Kevin O'Hare 7.85% 606 611.75 621.99 654.47 749.47 759.79
DUP Glenn Oliver* 4.29% 331 368.49 369.13 369.61 370.61  
TUV Barrie Halliday 2.31% 178 203.3 203.62 204.1 204.85  
Electorate: 12,613   Valid: 7,720 (61.21%)   Spoilt: 167   Quota: 1,103   Turnout: 7,887 (62.53%)  

The Mournes

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

The Mournes - 5 seats[6]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
UKIP Henry Reilly* 27.66% 1,910          
Sinn Féin Sean Doran 19.46% 1,344          
SDLP Seán Rogers 14.34% 990 999.6 1,110.94 1,133.43 1,533.43  
DUP William Burns* 11.35% 784 972.4 973.16 1,124.96 1,136.17 1,151.17
UUP Harold McKee* 8.47% 585 846.2 846.2 966 975.48 992.48
UUP David McCauley 7.10% 490 641.2 642.34 724.33 731.68 768.68
SDLP Theresa McLaverty 6.37% 440 445.6 513.62 544.98    
TUV Arthur Coulter 3.33% 230 323.6 323.98      
DUP Michelle Burns 0.83% 57 89.4 90.35      
Green (NI) Heather McDermott 1.09% 75 79.4 88.52      
Electorate: 11,005   Valid: 6,905 (62.74%)   Spoilt: 99   Quota: 1,151   Turnout: 7,004 (63.64%)  

References

  1. ^ a b "Newry and Mourne Council Elections, 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Crotlieve Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Newry Town Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Slieve Gullion Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  5. ^ "The Fews Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 29 July 2021.
  6. ^ "The Mournes Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 29 July 2021.