2011 Newtownabbey Borough Council election
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All 25 seats to Newtownabbey Borough Council
13 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party DUP UUP Alliance
Seats won 12 6 5
Seat change Steady Decrease 1 Increase 3

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

  Seventh party Eighth party
 
Party Newtownabbey Ratepayers United Unionist
Seats won 0 0
Seat change Decrease 1 Decrease 1

Elections to Newtownabbey 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 25 councillors.

Election results

Newtownabbey Borough Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  DUP 12 1 1 Steady 48.0 43.5 11,947 Decrease0.4
  UUP 5 0 1 Decrease1 10.0 19.7 5,407 Decrease3.6
  Alliance 5 3 0 Increase3 10.0 16.4 4,496 Increase8.4
  Sinn Féin 2 1 0 Increase1 4.0 9.6 2,647 Increase3.7
  SDLP 1 0 0 Steady 2.0 5.3 1,467 Decrease0.8
  Independent 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 3.2 877 Increase1.0
  PUP 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 1.8 506 Increase0.8
  BNP 0 0 0 New 0.0 0.4 104 New

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Newtownabbey Borough Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
DUP UUP Alliance Sinn Féin SDLP Others
Antrim Line 33.3 2 13.7 1 16.0 1 23.0 2 14.1 1 0.0 0 7
Ballyclare 55.2 3 29.6 1 15.2 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 5
Macedon 57.6 4 8.7 1 15.8 1 9.7 0 0.0 0 8.3 0 6
University 37.2 3 25.2 2 18.1 2 2.7 0 3.3 0 13.5 0 7
Total 43.5 12 19.7 5 16.4 5 9.6 2 5.3 1 5.5 0 25

Districts results

Antrim Line

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

Antrim Line - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
Alliance John Blair 15.96% 1,367          
DUP Paula Bradley* 14.27% 1,222          
SDLP Noreen McClelland* 14.07% 1,205          
Sinn Féin Marie MacKessy 12.70% 1,088          
DUP Audrey Ball 12.41% 1,063 1,104.14        
UUP Mark Cosgrove 6.67% 571 612.14 621.74 719.52 724.92 1,105.92
Sinn Féin Gerard O'Reilly 10.27% 880 936.78 937.26 940.26 1,055.82 1,064.88
DUP Paul Livingstone 6.57% 563 596.66 713.9 736.52 740.66 827.94
UUP Ben Coote 5.06% 433 512.56 521.44 583.72 591.46  
UUP Kathy Wolff 2.02% 173 216.18 220.26      
Electorate: 17,233   Valid: 8,565 (49.70%)   Spoilt: 138   Quota: 1,071   Turnout: 8,703 (50.50%)

Ballyclare

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

Ballyclare - 5 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4
DUP Paul Girvan* 41.96% 2,545      
DUP Victoria Girvan 6.30% 382 1,484.27    
UUP James Bingham* 14.79% 897 980.57 1,008.92 1,095.92
Alliance Pat McCudden 15.23% 924 977.07 994.08 1,014.96
DUP Jackie Mann 6.94% 421 598.51 982.45 998.32
UUP Vera McWilliam* 11.76% 713 788.64 822.66 895.88
UUP Gavin Eastwood 3.02% 183 205.57 213.94  
Electorate: 12,689   Valid: 6,065 (47.80%)   Spoilt: 109   Quota: 1,011   Turnout: 6,174 (48.66%)

Macedon

2005: 3 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Newtownabbey Ratepayers, 1 x Independent
2011: 4 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Alliance
2005-2011 Change: DUP gain from Independent, Newtownabbey Ratepayers joins Alliance

Macedon - 6 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
DUP Billy DeCourcy* 23.90% 1,146            
Alliance Billy Webb* 15.77% 756            
DUP Thomas Hogg 12.12% 581 864.31          
DUP Victor Robinson* 14.08% 675 757.41          
DUP Dineen Walker* 7.53% 361 408.56 563.27 626.82 640.47 840.47  
UUP John Scott* 8.66% 415 432.22 443.29 447.8 476.27 571.67 639.67
Sinn Féin Mary Gillen 9.68% 464 468.92 469.46 469.87 485.47 493.93 496.93
Independent Tommy Kirkham* 8.26% 396 419.78 426.8 429.67 440.46    
Electorate: 10,707   Valid: 4,794 (44.77%)   Spoilt: 122   Quota: 685   Turnout: 4,916 (45.91%)

University

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

University - 7 seats[5]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
DUP William Ball* 16.54% 1,328                  
DUP Pamela Barr 12.64% 1,015                  
UUP Fraser Agnew* 12.02% 965 981.56 994.56 994.56 1,116.56          
Alliance Tom Campbell* 11.26% 904 909.04 912.04 931.04 944.28 952.04 1,067.04      
DUP Robert Hill* 8.04% 645 907.56 930.8 933.8 958.92 971.53 978.77 978.77 1,151.77  
UUP Ken Robinson* 9.09% 730 734.08 745.08 746.08 868.04 937.88 950.12 950.69 1,107.69  
Alliance Lynn Frazer* 6.79% 545 548.6 551.6 571.84 582.08 592.75 736.72 796 836.1 860.1
Independent Stephen Ross 5.99% 481 485.08 497.08 501.08 521.8 528.59 576.59 578.3 627.79 662.79
PUP Phil Hamilton 6.30% 506 516.8 536.04 536.04 549.76 553.64 562.64 563.21    
SDLP Dominic Mulligan 3.26% 262 262.48 262.48 409.48 410.48 411.45        
UUP Barbara Gilliland* 4.07% 327 335.64 339.64 339.64            
Sinn Féin James McKeown 2.68% 215 215.48 218.48              
BNP Stephen Parkes 1.30% 104 105.68                
Electorate: 16,063   Valid: 8,027 (49.97%)   Spoilt: 163   Quota: 1,004   Turnout: 8,190 (50.99%)

References

  1. ^ a b "Newtownabbey Council Elections 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Antrim Line Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Ballyclare Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. ^ "Macedon Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  5. ^ "University Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.