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General Election 2017

Constituency: Fermanagh & South Tyrone


Electorate Seats Total Poll Turnout Valid Poll Spoiled Votes
70,601 1 53,714 76.08% 53,481 233

Vote Distribution

Count 1

Count Results

  1
Michelle Gildernew Michelle Gildernew SF 25230
Tom  Elliott Tom Elliott * UUP 24355
Mary Garrity Mary Garrity SDLP 2587
Noreen Campbell Noreen Campbell AP 886
Tanya Jones Tanya Jones GRN 423
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Michelle Gildernew Michelle Gildernew SF 25230
Tom  Elliott Tom Elliott * UUP 24355
Mary Garrity Mary Garrity SDLP 2587
Noreen Campbell Noreen Campbell AP 886
Tanya Jones Tanya Jones GRN 423

On the Ballot

Noreen Campbell

Noreen Campbell

Alliance Party

Raised and educated in Belcoo and Enniskillen, Noreen Campbell has dedicated her life to education, as a teacher and principal of an integrated school. A pioneer for Integrated Education, she was CEO of Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education.

Tom  Elliott

Tom Elliott (Outgoing)

Ulster Unionist Party

Tom Elliott was elected as MP for Fermanagh & South Tyrone in 2015 after an electoral pact saw the DUP stand aside to allow him a free run against Sinn Fein's Michelle Gildernew. He will attempt to retain his seat this year in a repeat of the 2015 election battle. He has previously represented the constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly from 2003 until 2015 and at local government level. Mr Elliott was the leader of the Ulster Unionist Party from 2010 to 2012. Prior to entering elected politics, he spent 18 years as a part-time member of the Ulster Defence Regiment and the Royal Irish Regiment.

Mary Garrity

Mary Garrity

Social Democratic and Labour Party

Mary Garrity was first elected onto the Fermanagh and Omagh Council in 2014 to represent the West Tyrone DEA and is currently the Chairperson of the Council. She worked for many years as a Post Office Manager as well as for British Telecom. She lives in Trillick and is married with four sons. She completed a degree in Marketing in Dublin.

Michelle Gildernew

Michelle Gildernew

Sinn Fein

Michelle Gildernew is a former Stormont Agriculture Minister. She was elected to the Assembly in 1998 and stood down in 2012. She returned to Stormont in 2016 and was re-elected earlier this year in Fermanagh and South Tyrone. She was first elected to Westminster in 2001 but lost her seat to Tom Elliott of the UUP in 2015. From The Brantry, Co Tyrone, she has three children and is from a prominent republican family. Ms Gildernew was the Sinn Fein representative in London in the run-up to the Good Friday Agreement.

Tanya Jones

Tanya Jones

Green Party

Tanya Jones is the founding chair of the Fermanagh and South Tyrone group of the Green Party. A prominent anti-fracking activist, she was legal co-ordinator for the Fermanagh Fracking Awareness Network. Ms Jones is secretary and former chair of the Fermanagh Churches Forum and a founder member of St Michael’s Parish Welcoming Group. She is also a governor at Erne Integrated College in Enniskillen. She previously worked as a solicitor and a teacher and is the author of eight books, most recently the novel Fracking Up.


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