2014 Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council election
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All 40 council seats
21 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
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Leader Peter Robinson Mike Nesbitt David Ford
Party DUP UUP Alliance
Seats won 20 8 7
Seat change New council New council New council

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
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Basil McCrea
Jim Allister
Leader Alasdair McDonnell Basil McCrea Jim Allister
Party SDLP NI21 TUV
Seats won 3 1 1
Seat change New council New council New council

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Lisburn and Castlereagh Council 2014 Council Election Results by DEA (Shaded by plurality of FPVs)

The first election to Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, part of the Northern Ireland local elections on 22 May 2014, returned 40 members to the newly formed council via Single Transferable Vote.[1][2][3] The Democratic Unionist Party won half of the seats.

Election results

Party Seats First Pref. votes FPv%
DUP 20 18,520 40.46%
UUP 8 7,311 15.97%
Alliance 7 5,492 12.00%
SDLP 3 3,658 7.99%
NI21 1 3,173 6.93%
TUV 1 2,720 5.94%
Sinn Féin 0 2,150 4.70%
UKIP 0 824 1.80%
Green (NI) 0 699 1.53%
PUP 0 695 1.52%
NI Conservatives 0 376 0.82%
Independent 0 169 0.37%
Totals 40 45,777 100%

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Districts summary

Results of the Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council election, 2014
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DUP UUP Alliance SDLP NI21 TUV Sinn Féin Others
Castlereagh East 48.4 3 8.8 1 12.5 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 10.4 1 0.0 0 19.9 0 6
Castlereagh South 22.2 2 11.1 1 23.3 2 22.7 2 4.4 0 6.4 0 9.9 0 0.0 0 7
Downshire East 47.0 3 19.5 1 11.5 1 0.0 0 11.6 0 6.9 0 0.0 0 3.5 0 5
Downshire West 34.6 2 27.4 2 8.5 1 4.0 0 6.1 0 5.8 0 0.0 0 13.6 0 5
Killultagh 44.6 3 18.2 1 7.0 0 10.8 1 6.2 0 0.0 0 13.2 0 0.0 0 5
Lisburn North 37.5 3 16.0 1 10.7 1 7.0 0 8.6 1 4.5 0 7.5 0 8.2 0 6
Lisburn South 53.6 4 14.0 1 6.9 1 6.8 0 8.9 0 7.5 0 0.0 0 2.3 0 6
Total 40.4 20 16.0 8 12.0 7 8.0 3 6.9 1 5.9 1 4.7 0 6.1 0 40

District results

Castlereagh East

2014: 3 x DUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x TUV, 1 x UUP

Castlereagh East - 6 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
DUP Tommy Jeffers* 13.37% 881 886 897 903 978      
Alliance Tim Morrow* 7.91% 521 537 566 836 852 1,065    
DUP David Drysdale* 12.49% 823 834 849 858 923 961    
TUV Andrew Girvin 10.37% 683 702 711 716 853 897 908 1,159
DUP Sharon Skillen* 11.95% 787 792 798 801 855 891 903 1,155
UUP Hazel Legge 8.81% 580 608 634 645 733 837 880 1,131
DUP Lynda Spratt 10.63% 700 717 724 726 737 747 754  
Green (NI) Martin Gregg* 6.71% 442 450 492 537 579      
PUP Izzy Giles 7.47% 492 496 506 516        
Alliance Stephen Donnan 4.57% 301 306 369          
NI21 Mark Devenney 3.66% 241 247            
Independent Robert Campbell 1.14% 75              
Independent Sandra Wilson 0.93% 61              
Electorate: 13,645   Valid: 6,587 (48.27%)   Spoilt: 103   Quota: 942   Turnout: 6,690 (49.03%)  

Castlereagh South

2014: 2 x Alliance, 2 x SDLP, 2 x DUP, 1 x UUP

Castlereagh South - 7 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
Alliance Geraldine Rice* ‡ 15.06% 1,221            
SDLP John Gallen 11.89% 964 967 981.96 1,015.3      
DUP Nathan Anderson 11.62% 942 943 945.38 958.38 1,020.38    
UUP Michael Henderson* 11.12% 902 904 912.84 968.52 995.37 1,277.37  
DUP Ben Mallon 6.15% 499 499 500.02 514.02 757.7 926.06 1,091.06
Alliance Vasundhara Kamble* ‡‡ 8.25% 669 671 811.25 948.33 951.5 974.18 988.18
SDLP Brian Hanvey* 10.80% 876 876 893.34 914.85 915.85 924.36 932.36
Sinn Féin Nuala Toman 9.90% 803 803 809.8 822.97 823.97 823.97 823.97
TUV Wallace Douglas 6.41% 520 521 523.72 537.89 544.89    
DUP Vikki Nelson* 4.43% 359 360 361.7 365.87      
NI21 Elizabeth McCord 3.58% 290 346 353.31        
NI21 Adam Murray 0.85% 69            
Electorate: 16,309   Valid: 8,110 (49.73%)   Spoilt: 88   Quota: 1,015   Turnout: 8,198 (50.27%)  

Downshire East

2014: 3 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Alliance

Downshire East - 5 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
DUP Luke Poots* 20.78% 1,245                  
DUP Uel Mackin* 12.25% 734 778.4 798.2 806.8 1,058.8          
UUP James Baird* 12.25% 734 748.6 787.8 799 825.4 829 1,156      
DUP Janet Gray 8.01% 480 594 611.4 617 709.2 757.92 824.84 1,074.84    
Alliance Aaron McIntyre 11.54% 691 693.8 711.8 747.2 753.4 753.88 779.28 804.88 866.88 880.88
NI21 Christina Dobson 7.11% 426 430.8 450 646.2 654.4 654.88 673.92 722.48 810.48 860.48
TUV Tom Mateer 6.89% 413 418.8 467.2 470.4 484 485.92 517.24      
UUP Alex Swan 7.21% 432 442.8 451.2 462.4 483.2 485.36        
DUP Roy Young* 6.19% 371 412.6 427.2 427.8            
NI21 Glenn Wilson 4.52% 271 274.2 279.2              
UKIP Peter Lindsay 3.32% 199 202                
Electorate: 11,563   Valid: 5,990 (51.80%)   Spoilt: 72   Quota: 1,000   Turnout: 6,062 (52.43%)  

Downshire West

2014: 2 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x Alliance

Downshire West - 5 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
UUP Jim Dillon* 15.80% 912 914 921 936 975          
DUP Allan Ewart* 15.25% 880 883 883 886 914 915.32 1,049.32      
DUP John Palmer* ‡ 13.31% 768 771 773 775 808 809.32 972.32      
UUP Alexander Redpath*† 11.63% 671 678 687 687 706 711.28 738.61 805.25 859.58 1,079.58
Alliance Owen Gawith 8.54% 493 535 554 701 717 717.33 721.33 722.31 904.64 918.64
NI Conservatives Neil Johnston 6.51% 376 383 392 400 432 432.66 434.66 434.66 475.3 551.47
TUV Jonny Miller 5.80% 335 338 339 340 418 419.32 432.32 448.98 461.98  
NI21 Roger Duncan 3.57% 206 221 320 347 362 363.32 366.32 368.28    
DUP Colin Preen 6.01% 347 348 349 349 354 354.33        
UKIP Rebecca McBride 4.95% 286 290 291 297            
SDLP Dee French 4.00% 231 237 240              
NI21 Neil McNickle 2.56% 148 158                
Green (NI) Luke Robinson 2.06% 119                  
Electorate: 11,673   Valid: 5,772 (49.45%)   Spoilt: 60   Quota: 963   Turnout: 5,832 (49.96%)  

Killultagh

2014: 3 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x SDLP

Killultagh - 5 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
DUP Thomas Beckett* 18.78% 1,216        
UUP Robbie Butler 18.22% 1,180        
SDLP Pat Catney* ††† 10.78% 698 700.42 703.12 774.97 1,072.61
DUP William Leathem 12.49% 809 897.44 936.86 980.51 1,040.93
DUP James Tinsley* 13.34% 864 896.67 929.7 965.66 1,018.47
Sinn Féin Mary Quinn 13.19% 854 854.33 854.42 870.51 900.62
Alliance Jonnie McCrea 7.03% 455 458.96 466.7 654.73  
NI21 David Honeyford 6.16% 399 402.19 414.7    
Electorate: 12,863   Valid: 6,475 (50.34%)   Spoilt: 59   Quota: 1,080   Turnout: 6,534 (50.80%)  

Lisburn North

2014: 3 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x NI21

Lisburn North - 6 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
UUP Brian Bloomfield* 15.51% 1,026                  
Alliance Stephen Martin* 10.75% 711 720 729.28 731.68 755 760.72 968.72      
DUP Scott Carson* 10.34% 684 685 703.24 749.32 756.56 831.04 833.2 939.04 946.04  
DUP Margaret Tolerton* 11.11% 735 735 743 779.16 785.24 823.2 828.2 886.6 889.68 889.97
NI21 Johnny McCarthy ‡‡ 4.97% 329 340 343.68 348.76 516.64 524.36 587.52 656.56 838.56 859.44
DUP Jenny Palmer* ‡† 8.07% 534 534 541.36 554.76 556.84 599.12 605.28 670.76 671.76 672.63
DUP Yvonne Craig* 7.95% 526 527 535.8 554.28 558.36 597.08 598.16 664.04 669.04 669.33
Sinn Féin Jacqui McGeough 7.45% 493 493 493 493 498 498 627 630.08    
UKIP Alan Love 5.12% 339 341 345.72 378.12 380.36 500.04 511.12      
SDLP Nicola Turtle 7.04% 466 469 470.2 470.28 483.28 484.36        
TUV John McCall 4.53% 300 301 310.44 348.48 353.56          
NI21 Colin McCord 3.58% 237 241 243.16 243.16            
PUP Matt Brennan 3.07% 203 203 208.44              
Independent Jonny Orr 0.50% 33                  
Electorate: 14,284   Valid: 6,616 (46.32%)   Spoilt: 109   Quota: 946   Turnout: 6,725 (47.08%)  

Lisburn South

2014: 4 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Alliance

Lisburn South - 6 seats[4]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
UUP Tim Mitchell 14.04% 874 890            
DUP Alan Givan 13.06% 813 818 831 918        
DUP Andrew Ewing* 11.18% 696 699 703 764 1,089      
DUP Paul Porter* 12.33% 768 782 794 882 982      
DUP Rhoda Walker 9.07% 565 570 578 661 737 924.96    
Alliance Amanda Grehan 6.91% 430 481 719 727 744 749.92 754.92 765.32
NI21 David Cairns 7.10% 442 553 642 680 695 697.96 710.96 735.4
DUP Alan Carlisle* 7.93% 494 497 504 561        
TUV Andrew Moore 7.53% 469 475 480          
SDLP Conor Quinn 6.79% 423 438            
Green (NI) James McMurray 2.22% 138              
NI21 Andrew Doran 1.85% 115              
Electorate: 14,566   Valid: 6,227 (42.75%)   Spoilt: 94   Quota: 890   Turnout: 6,321 (43.40%)  

*Incumbent.

Changes during the term

† Co-options

Date co-opted Electoral Area Party Outgoing Co-optee Reason
2 Jun 2016 Lisburn North DUP Jenny Palmer (UUP) Jonathan Craig Palmer (UUP, former DUP) was elected to the Assembly.[5][6]
17 Jun 2016 Downshire West UUP Alexander Redpath Nicholas Trimble Redpath filled the vacancy in Killultagh arising from Butler's election to the Assembly.[7]
17 Jun 2016 Killultagh UUP Robbie Butler Alexander Redpath Redpath filled the vacancy in Killultagh arising from Butler's election to the Assembly.[7]
29 Mar 2017 Killultagh SDLP Pat Catney Conor Quinn Catney was elected to the Assembly.[8]
16 Apr 2018 Killultagh SDLP Conor Quinn Christine Robb[9]
9 Jul 2018 Killultagh SDLP Christine Robb Máiría Cahill Robb resigned.[10]

‡ Changes in affiliation

Date Electoral Area Name Previous affiliation New affiliation Circumstance
2 Sep 2015 Downshire West John Palmer DUP UUP Defected.[11]
2 Sep 2015 Lisburn North Jenny Palmer DUP UUP Defected.[11]
29 Dec 2015 Lisburn North Johnny McCarthy NI21 Independent Resigned.[12]
23 Feb 2016 Lisburn North Johnny McCarthy Independent SDLP Affiliated.[13]
25 Jan 2017 Castlereagh South Vasundhara Kamble Alliance Independent Resigned.[14]
25 Jan 2017 Castlereagh South Geraldine Rice Alliance Independent Resigned.[14]
6 May 2016 Lisburn North Vacancy UUP DUP Palmer's vacated seat reverts to DUP.[6]
25 Nov 2017 Castlereagh South Vasundhara Kamble Independent DUP Affiliated.[15]

Last update 25 March 2019.

Current composition: see Lisburn and Castlereagh.

References

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  2. ^ "UTV local election results, Lisburn and Castlereagh". UTV. Retrieved 1 July 2014.
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  5. ^ "Jenny Palmer secures UUP seat in Lagan Valley at expense of DUP". The Irish News. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Craig 'delighted' to be returning to council". www.lisburntoday.co.uk. Archived from the original on 1 December 2017. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  7. ^ a b "Next Generation of Trimble family joins political world". Lisburn Today. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Quinn takes over from Catney on SDLP council team". Lisburn Today. Retrieved 28 February 2018.
  9. ^ "The Casually Vacant Council Seats". Slugger O'Toole. 3 March 2019. Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  10. ^ McClafferty, Enda (9 July 2018). "Máiría Cahill joins the SDLP". Retrieved 25 March 2019.
  11. ^ a b "DUP whistleblower Jenny Palmer joins the UUP". BelfastTelegraph.co.uk. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  12. ^ "NI21 councillor Johnny McCarthy quits party". BelfastTelegraph.co.uk. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  13. ^ "Councillor Johnny McCarthy joins SDLP | 2016 | News". SDLP (in Ga). Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  14. ^ a b "Alliance Party rocked by racism and ageism bombshell allegations by councillors". BelfastTelegraph.co.uk. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  15. ^ "Former Alliance party councillor Vasundhara Kamble joins DUP". BelfastTelegraph.co.uk. ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 26 November 2017.