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previous next Westminster By Election: 4 March 1982
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Borough Constituency Belfast Area (Ulster)

1 Seat Electorate: 66,219 8 Candidates
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 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Status 

Rev Martin Smyth1  Official Unionist Lozenge   17,123   39.33%   Elected    1

David Cook  Alliance Lozenge   11,726   26.94%   Not Elected   
Rev Dr William McCrea  Democratic Unionist Lozenge   9,818   22.55%   Not Elected   
Alasdair McDonnell  Social Democrat and Labour Lozenge   3,839   8.82%   Lost deposit   
John McMichael   Lozenge   576   1.32%   Lost deposit   
Brian Caul   Lozenge   303   0.70%   Lost deposit   
Jagat Narain  Non party/Independent Lozenge   137   0.31%   Lost deposit   
Simon Hall Raleigh  Non party/Independent Lozenge   12   0.03%   Lost deposit   

Total poll 43,534 65.74%

Majority  Official Unionist 5,397 12.40%

By election caused by death on 14 November 1981 of Rev Robert Bradford.
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