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previous next Westminster General: 9 June 1983
Back Next Belfast East
Borough Constituency Belfast Area (Ulster)

1 Seat Electorate: 55,581 8 Candidates
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 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Status 

Peter Robinson  Democratic Unionist Lozenge   17,631   45.31%   Elected    1
David Burchill  Official Unionist Lozenge   9,642   24.78%   Not Elected   
Oliver Napier  Alliance Lozenge   9,373   24.09%   Not Elected   
Denis Donaldson  Sinn Féin Lozenge   682   1.75%   Lost deposit   
Muriel Tang  Independent Labour Lozenge   584   1.50%   Lost deposit   
Peter Prendiville  Social Democrat and Labour Lozenge   519   1.33%   Lost deposit   
Francis Cullen  Workers' Lozenge   421   1.08%   Lost deposit   
Herbert Boyd  Non party/Independent Lozenge   59   0.15%   Lost deposit   

Total poll 38,911 70.01%

Majority  Democratic Unionist 7,989 20.53%

The data in the table above may be sorted by clicking on the column headings
By Elections:
23 January 1986  caused by unknown reason for departure of Peter Robinson
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