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previous next Westminster General: 3 May 1979
Back Next Belfast West
Borough Constituency Belfast Area (Ulster)

1 Seat Electorate: 58,884 6 Candidates
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 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Status 

* Gerry Fitt  Social Democrat and Labour Lozenge   16,480   49.51%   Elected    1   ♂

Thomas Passmore  Official Unionist Lozenge   8,245   24.77%   Not Elected      ♂
William Dickson  Democratic Unionist Lozenge   3,716   11.16%   Lost deposit      ♂
Brian Brennan  Republican Clubs Lozenge   2,282   6.86%   Lost deposit      ♂
John Cousins  Alliance Lozenge   2,024   6.08%   Lost deposit      ♂
Derek O'Brien  Northern Ireland Labour Lozenge   540   1.62%   Lost deposit      ♂

Total poll 33,287 56.53%

Majority  Social Democrat and Labour 8,235 24.74%

* outgoing MP (1)
Candidates: 0 female (♀), 6 male (♂)
 
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