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European Parliament

3 Seats 13 Candidates 6 Counts
Electorate: 1,029,490 Quota: 143,060
 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Quota     Count   Status   Seat 

Rev Ian Paisley Snr  Democratic Unionist Lozenge   170,688   29.83%   1.19   1      Made Quota     1
John Hume  Social Democrat and Labour Lozenge   140,622   24.57%   0.98   3      Made Quota     2
John Taylor  Ulster Unionist Lozenge   68,185   11.92%   0.48   6      Made Quota     3

Jim Kilfedder  Ulster Popular Unionist Lozenge   38,198   6.68%   0.27   (6)      Not Elected    
Harry West  Ulster Unionist Lozenge   56,984   9.96%   0.40   (5)      Eliminated    
Oliver Napier  Alliance Lozenge   39,026   6.82%   0.27   (4)      Eliminated    
Bernadette McAliskey  Non party/Independent Lozenge   33,969   5.94%   0.24   (3)      Eliminated    
David Bleakley   Lozenge   9,383   1.64%   0.07   (2)      Lost Deposit    
Paddy Devlin   Lozenge   6,122   1.07%   0.04   (2)      Lost Deposit    
Eddie Cummings  Unionist Party of Northern Ireland Lozenge   3,712   0.65%   0.03   (2)      Lost Deposit    
Brian Brennan   Lozenge   3,258   0.57%   0.02   (2)      Lost Deposit    
Francie Donnelly1   Lozenge   1,160   0.20%   0.01   (2)      Lost Deposit    
James Murray  Liberal Lozenge   932   0.16%   0.01   (2)      Lost Deposit    

Total valid 572,239 55.58%

Spoilt votes 13,821 2.36%

Total poll 586,060 56.93%

 
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