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previous next Westminster By Election: 21 September 2000
Back Next Antrim South
County Constituency Co Antrim Area (Ulster)

1 Seat Electorate: 71,047 6 Candidates
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 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Status 

Rev Dr William McCrea  Democratic Unionist Lozenge   11,601   37.95%   Elected    1

David Burnside  Ulster Unionist Lozenge   10,779   35.26%   Not Elected   
Donovan McClelland  Social Democrat and Labour Lozenge   3,496   11.44%   Not Elected   
Martin Meehan  Sinn Féin Lozenge   2,611   8.54%   Not Elected   
David Ford  Alliance Lozenge   2,031   6.64%   Not Elected   
David Collins2  Natural Law Lozenge   49   0.16%   Lost deposit   

Total valid 30,567 43.02%

Spoilt votes 123 0.40%

Total poll 30,690 43.20%

Majority  Democratic Unionist 822 2.69%

By election caused by death on 27 April 2000 of Clifford Forsythe.
 
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DUP gain from UUP
 
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