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previous next Westminster By Election: 23 January 1986
Back Next Belfast South
Borough Constituency Belfast Area (Ulster)

1 Seat Electorate: 53,971 3 Candidates
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 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Status 

* Rev Martin Smyth1  Official Unionist Lozenge   21,771   71.35%   Elected    1

David Cook  Alliance Lozenge   7,635   25.02%   Not Elected   
Gerard Carr  Workers' Lozenge   1,109   3.63%   Lost deposit   

Total poll 30,515 56.54%

Majority  Official Unionist 14,136 46.32%

* outgoing MP
By election caused by resignation of Rev Martin Smyth.
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