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previous next Westminster General: 9 June 1983
Back Next Antrim South
County Constituency Co Antrim Area (Ulster)

1 Seat Electorate: 59,300 6 Candidates
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 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Status 

Clifford Forsythe  Official Unionist Lozenge   17,727   45.66%   Elected    1
Roy Thompson  Democratic Unionist Lozenge   10,935   28.16%   Not Elected   
Gordon Mawhinney  Alliance Lozenge   4,612   11.88%   Lost deposit   
Alban Maginness  Social Democrat and Labour Lozenge   3,377   8.70%   Lost deposit   
Seán Laverty  Sinn Féin Lozenge   1,629   4.20%   Lost deposit   
Kevin Smyth  Workers' Lozenge   548   1.41%   Lost deposit   

Total poll 38,828 65.48%

Majority  Official Unionist 6,792 17.49%

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By Elections:
23 January 1986  caused by resignation of Clifford Forsythe
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