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previous next Westminster General: 26 May 1955
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Borough Constituency Belfast Area (Ulster)

1 Seat Electorate: 61,258 3 Candidates
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 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Status 

* Alan McKibbin  Unionist Lozenge   26,938   62.45%   Elected    1

Thomas Boyd  Northern Ireland Labour Lozenge   13,041   30.23%   Not Elected   
Liam Mulcahy  Sinn Féin Lozenge   3,156   7.32%   Lost deposit   

Total poll 43,135 70.42%

Majority  Unionist 13,897 32.22%

* outgoing MP
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By Elections:
19 March 1959  caused by death of Alan McKibbin
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