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Vote 2017

Constituency: East Londonderry


Electorate Seats Total Poll Turnout Valid Poll Spoiled Votes Quota
67,392 5 42,248 62.69% 41,873 375 6,979

Vote Distribution

Count 1

Elected

Count Results

  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Caoimhe Archibald Caoimhe Archibald * SF 5851 5854 5934 5937 5940 6166 6299 6311 6320 6320 6328 6330
Maurice Bradley Maurice Bradley * DUP 5444 5462 5473 5832 6127 6132 6171 6739 8056
Cathal ohOisin Cathal ohOisin SF 4953 4954 4979 4979 4980 5155 5196 5202 5211 5221 5236 5238
Claire Sugden Claire Sugden * IND 4918 4990 5102 5278 5437 5707 6561 7555
George Robinson George Robinson * DUP 4715 4721 4730 4781 4906 4962 4993 5335 7801
Adrian McQuillan Adrian McQuillan * DUP 3881 3887 3890 3994 4135 4142 4170 4566
John  Dallat John Dallat SDLP 3319 3325 3440 3443 3459 3725 4366 5143 5298 5443 5709 6091
William McCandless William McCandless UUP 2814 2866 2899 2960 3268 3288 3581
Chris McCaw Chris McCaw AP 1841 1872 2150 2163 2190 2327
Gerry Mullan Gerry Mullan * IND 1204 1206 1293 1297 1314
Jordan Armstrong Jordan Armstrong TUV 1038 1048 1054 1147
Russell Watton Russell Watton PUP 879 882 889
Gavin Campbell Gavin Campbell PBPA 492 494
Anthony Flynn Anthony Flynn GRN 305 310
David Harding David Harding CON 219
  1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
Caoimhe Archibald Caoimhe Archibald * SF 5851 5854 5934 5937 5940 6166 6299 6311 6320 6320 6328 6330
Maurice Bradley Maurice Bradley * DUP 5444 5462 5473 5832 6127 6132 6171 6739 8056
Cathal ohOisin Cathal ohOisin SF 4953 4954 4979 4979 4980 5155 5196 5202 5211 5221 5236 5238
Claire Sugden Claire Sugden * IND 4918 4990 5102 5278 5437 5707 6561 7555
George Robinson George Robinson * DUP 4715 4721 4730 4781 4906 4962 4993 5335 7801
Adrian McQuillan Adrian McQuillan * DUP 3881 3887 3890 3994 4135 4142 4170 4566
John  Dallat John Dallat SDLP 3319 3325 3440 3443 3459 3725 4366 5143 5298 5443 5709 6091
William McCandless William McCandless UUP 2814 2866 2899 2960 3268 3288 3581
Chris McCaw Chris McCaw AP 1841 1872 2150 2163 2190 2327
Gerry Mullan Gerry Mullan * IND 1204 1206 1293 1297 1314
Jordan Armstrong Jordan Armstrong TUV 1038 1048 1054 1147
Russell Watton Russell Watton PUP 879 882 889
Gavin Campbell Gavin Campbell PBPA 492 494
Anthony Flynn Anthony Flynn GRN 305 310
David Harding David Harding CON 219

On the Ballot

Caoimhe Archibald

Caoimhe Archibald (Outgoing)

Sinn Fein

Caoimhe Archibald was first elected to the Assembly in May 2016. She won the seat from her party running mate Cathal OhOisín. A molecular biologist she grew up in Coleraine and was educated at Loreto College and Queen’s University. Away from politics, she's a keen runner and swimmer and a member of her local GAA club. A strong advocate of Irish language, she's a member of Conradh na Gaeilge.

Jordan Armstrong

Jordan Armstrong

Traditional Unionist Voice

Jordan Armstrong is an ex-serviceman who served with the 1st Battalion the Royal Irish Regiment. He has frontline experience in Afghanistan and became active in politics when he left the army and found it very difficult to get a full time job in the north west. He now works on a dairy farm.

Maurice Bradley

Maurice Bradley (Outgoing)

Democratic Unionist Party

Maurice Bradley was first elected as MLA in 2016. A former Mayor, Alderman and Councillor on Coleraine Borough Council for almost 19 years, he was a production manager for a local newspaper since 1969. He was involved with the formation of Coleraine FC Academy. He played football for over 40 years and has been a coach-manager and legislator. He sits on the Coleraine and District League Management Committee, the North-West Football Association and the Irish Football Association.

Gavin Campbell

Gavin Campbell

People Before Profit Alliance

A socialist, Gavin Campbell works in the community and voluntary sector for a mental health organisation. An active member of the UNISON community branch, he has been involved in grassroots campaigns in People Before Profit.

John  Dallat

John Dallat

Social Democratic and Labour Party

Former East Londonderry MLA John Dallat has come out of retirement to run for the SDLP in the constituency. A former Deputy Speaker, he had retired from Stormont in 2016 after 18 years. He was first elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly in 1998.

Anthony Flynn

Anthony Flynn

Green Party

A political activist, member of the LGBTQ community and equality campaigner, Anthony Flynn says he wants to fight to bring political transparency and stable government to the fore of our politics in Northern Ireland.

David Harding

David Harding

Conservatives

David Harding was born in Carlisle, raised in south west Scotland and moved to Coleraine in 1984. A qualified vet specialising in farm animals, he is involved with the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons, dealing with complaints against vets across the UK. He has been active in politics for the last 16 years and was a councillor on Coleraine Borough Council, serving as mayor in 2013/14. He was elected to the new Causeway Coast and Glens Council on its foundation and is the council's mental health champion.

William McCandless

William McCandless

Ulster Unionist Party

William McCandless represents the Coleraine area on Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council. A former DUP member, he joined the UUP in 2012. He has worked in industrial engineering, purchasing and logistics management and is interested in job creation and business growth. He has been a member of a local school’s board of governors and had involvement with a community association in Coleraine.

Chris McCaw

Chris McCaw

Alliance Party

An economic development consultant originally from Coleraine, Chris McCaw has lived in Germany, England and Dublin where he worked in sales for an IT company. He is a member of the IBD Patient Panel at Causeway Hospital, Coleraine. Since joining Alliance in 2014, he has been secretary of the East Derry Association and vice chair of Alliance LGBT. He is is in favour of a post-Brexit settlement that protects freedom of movement and single market access.

Adrian McQuillan

Adrian McQuillan (Outgoing)

Democratic Unionist Party

Adrian McQuillan was first elected as a councillor on Coleraine Borough Council in 2001 and was chairperson of the District Policing Partnership on two occasions. He was elected to the Assembly in 2007, 2011 and 2016.

Gerry Mullan

Gerry Mullan (Outgoing)

Independent

The deselected outgoing SDLP MLA is contesting the assembly election as an independent candidate. Gerry Mullan was replaced as the party’s candidate by ex-MLA John Dallat. First elected to Limavady Borough Council in 2001, Gerry Mullan is a former mayor. The father of eight is a plasterer by trade and a practising potter.

Cathal ohOisin

Cathal ohOisin

Sinn Fein

Cathal ohOisin was Sinn Féin MLA for East Derry from 2011-2016 when he lost his seat. He previously was a Councillor in Limavady Borough Council where he was party group leader and also Mayor in 2009/2010.

George Robinson

George Robinson (Outgoing)

Democratic Unionist Party

Elected to Limavady Borough Council in 1983, George Robinson is a former mayor. He was first elected to the Assembly in 2003 and has served three terms as Assembly member for East Londonderry. He recently sat on the OFMDFM Committee and the Procedures Committee. He formerly worked as a civil servant.

Claire Sugden

Claire Sugden (Outgoing)

Independent

Claire Sugden is an independent unionist politician. She was co-opted to the Assembly to replace David McClarty following his death in April 2014 and successfully returned as MLA in 2016. She was named Minister of Justice in the Executive after her election. Previously she worked for Mr McClarty as his assistant and managed his election campaign in 2011. She was also co-opted to Coleraine Borough Council when he resigned his seat. Ms Sugden has a Masters in Irish politics.

Russell Watton

Russell Watton

Progressive Unionist Party of NI

Russell Watton topped the poll in Coleraine in the 2014 council election after previously standing unsuccessfully as an independent unionist. He is a member of the Orange Order and Apprentice Boys of Derry.


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