1996 Forum Elections: Candidates in South Antrim

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The following list of candidates is arranged in order of votes by party. The names in bold are those of the candidates elected in the constituency of South Antrim. (spreadsheet) 

Ulster Unionist Party: 12,001 (30.2%): Peter King, John Hunter, Ivan Hunter, Peter Walker, Mervyn Rea

Democratic Unionist Party:
9,549 (24.0%): Wilson Clyde, Trevor Kirkland

Social Democratic and Labour Party:
6,025 (15.1%): Donovan McClelland, Bobby Burns Senior, Tommy McTeague, Bobby Loughran, Oran Keenan

Alliance Party: 3,332 (8.4%): David Ford, Jim Rooney, Lynn Frazer

Sinn Féin: 2,149 (5.4%): Henry Cushinan, Pauline Davey-Kennedy, Laurence McKeown

United Kingdom Unionist Party:
2,111 (5.3%): Billy Boyd, Stephen Nicholl

Progressive Unionist Party: 1,697 (4.3%): Kenneth Wilkinson, Mark Thompson

Ulster Democratic Party: 1,000 (2.5%): William Blair, David Burgess

Northern Ireland Women's Coalition: 435 (1.1%): Joan Cosgrove, Rosaleen Pelen, Sandra Walsh, Anne McKenna

Independent Templeton:
250 (0.7%): Arthur Templeton, Fraser Agnew

The Conservative Party: 246 (0.6%): Agnes Shirley, Roger Lomas, David Bustard

Labour: 236 (0.6%): Eleanor Bailey, Peter Ruddell, Glen Simpson

Green Party: 197 (0.5%): Alan Warren, John Spottiswoode

Democratic Left: 119 (0.3%): Paul Gupta, Paddy McGlinley

Democratic Partnership: 105 (0.3%): Rodney Greene, Paul Mullan

Workers Party: 104 (0.3%): Eamon Gillen, Bobby Owens

Ulster Independence Movement: 89 (0.2%): Francis Ellison, Samuel Parke

Independent McMullan: 33 (0.08%): John McDowell, William Dunbar

Natural Law Party: 16 (0.04%): Margaret Adams, Mark Griffiths

Independent Chambers: 3 (0.01%): William Larmour, Greta Bunting

Electorate: 68,898; votes cast: 39,874; spoilt votes: 77 (0.2%); valid votes: 39,797 (99.8%)

Full list of 1996 candidates: East Belfast | North Belfast | South Belfast | West Belfast | East Antrim | North Antrim | South Antrim | North Down | South Down | Fermanagh and South Tyrone | Foyle | Lagan Valley | East Londonderry | Mid Ulster | Newry and Armagh | Strangford | West Tyrone | Upper Bann | Regional List

Other sites based at ARK: ORB (Online Research Bank) | CAIN (Conflict Archive on the INternet) | Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey

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