2011 Strabane District Council election
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All 16 seats to Strabane District Council
9 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party Sinn Féin DUP Independent
Seats won 8 4 2
Seat change Steady Increase 1 Increase 1

  Fourth party Fifth party
 
Party UUP SDLP
Seats won 1 1
Seat change Decrease 1 Decrease 1

Elections to Strabane 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

Strabane District Council Election Result 2011[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Sinn Féin 8 1 1 Steady 50.0 39.3 6,834 Decrease2.5
  DUP 4 1 0 Increase1 25.0 23.2 4,039 Increase1.0
  Independent 2 1 0 Steady 12.5 10.9 1,891 Increase5.2
  UUP 1 0 1 Decrease1 6.3 13.6 2,359 Decrease0.5
  SDLP 1 0 1 Decrease1 6.3 9.2 1,605 Decrease6.7
  Irish Republican Socialist 0 0 0 New 0.0 3.8 666 New

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary

Results of the Strabane District Council election, 2011
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
Sinn Féin DUP UUP SDLP Others
Derg 40.2 3 24.6 1 22.7 1 4.6 0 7.9 0 5
Glenelly 31.7 2 47.9 3 10.5 0 10.0 0 0.0 0 5
Mourne 45.1 3 0.0 0 7.9 0 12.6 1 34.4 2 6
Total 39.3 8 23.2 4 13.6 1 9.2 1 14.7 2 16

Districts results

Derg

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

Derg - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Sinn Féin Kieran McGuire* 15.40% 912 937 999        
Sinn Féin Ruairí McHugh 14.89% 882 928 993        
DUP Thomas Kerrigan* 15.72% 931 935 940 940 1,356    
UUP Derek Hussey* 13.72% 813 829 836 836 919 919 1,146
Sinn Féin Maolíosa McHugh 9.93% 588 634 833 844 846 848 849
UUP Ryan Moses 8.96% 531 540 545 545 567 567 658
DUP Kathleen Craig 8.88% 526 532 535 535      
Independent Gerard Foley* 7.88% 467 527          
SDLP Charlie McNamee 4.63% 274            
Electorate: 8,788   Valid: 5,924 (67.41%)   Spoilt: 124   Quota: 988   Turnout: 6,048 (68.82%)

Glenelly

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

Glenelly - 5 seats[3]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
DUP Allan Bresland* 28.93% 1,560          
Sinn Féin Dan Kelly 20.31% 1,095          
DUP John Donnell* 11.50% 620 1,191.2        
DUP Rhonda Hamilton 7.46% 402 463.32 738.32 738.32 1,089.32  
Sinn Féin Michelle McMackin 11.37% 613 613 613 778.24 781.82 785.82
SDLP Tom McBride* 10.48% 565 566.68 568.22 591.98 650.64 775.64
UUP Flora Magee 6.18% 333 339.72 347.64 348.36    
UUP Joe McCormick 3.78% 204 212.82 218.98 219.34    
Electorate: 8,408   Valid: 5,392 (64.13%)   Spoilt: 103   Quota: 899   Turnout: 5,495 (65.35%)

Mourne

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

Mourne - 6 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Independent James O'Kane* 14.13% 859 931            
Sinn Féin Brian McMahon* 14.07% 855 870            
Independent Eugene McMenamin* 9.30% 565 624 647 869        
Sinn Féin Jay McCauley 11.29% 686 698 702 704 1,046      
Sinn Féin Karina Carlin 11.17% 679 685 690 690 814 987.28    
SDLP Patsy Kelly 6.50% 395 583 603 664 691 693.85 706.96 707.76
Irish Republican Socialist Paul Gallagher 10.96% 666 674 678 680 695 695 706.97 707.13
Sinn Féin Stephen Dunnion 8.62% 524 529 530 531        
UUP Billy Harpur 7.86% 478 481 481          
SDLP Eugene Mullen 6.10% 371              
Electorate: 10,602   Valid: 6,078 (57.33%)   Spoilt: 142   Quota: 869   Turnout: 6,220 (58.67%)

References

  1. ^ a b "Strabane Council Elections, 1997-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ "Derg Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  3. ^ "Glenelly Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 12 August 2021.
  4. ^ "Mourne Result Sheet" (PDF). EONI. Retrieved 12 August 2021.