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Vote 2017

Constituency: West Tyrone


Electorate Seats Total Poll Turnout Valid Poll Spoiled Votes Quota
64,258 5 44,907 69.89% 44,325 582 7,388

Vote Distribution

Count 1

Elected

Count Results

  1 2 3 4 5
Thomas Buchanan Thomas Buchanan * DUP 9064
Michaela Boyle Michaela Boyle * SF 7714
Barry McElduff Barry McElduff * SF 7573
Daniel McCrossan Daniel McCrossan * SDLP 6283 6300.1 6333.34 6342.6 7681.6
Declan McAleer Declan McAleer * SF 6034 6034.57 6289.33 6421.31 7034.99
Alicia Clarke Alicia Clarke UUP 3654 4688.93 4689.49 4689.73 6274.54
Stephen Donnelly Stephen Donnelly AP 1252 1259.98 1263.74 1265.6
Sorcha McAnespy Sorcha McAnespy IND 864 866.47 870.55 874.93
Charlie Chittick Charlie Chittick TUV 851 1428.79 1428.95 1428.97
Ciaran McClean Ciaran McClean GRN 412 415.99 417.31 418.19
Barry Brown Barry Brown CISTA 373 380.6 384.28 385.42
Corey French Corey French IND 98 98.57 101.49 101.55
Roisin McMackin Roisin McMackin IND 85 85.76 86.04 86.48
Susan-Anne White Susan-Anne White IND 41 45.18 45.22 45.28
Roger Lomas Roger Lomas CON 27 31.75 32.15 32.19
  1 2 3 4 5
Thomas Buchanan Thomas Buchanan * DUP 9064
Michaela Boyle Michaela Boyle * SF 7714
Barry McElduff Barry McElduff * SF 7573
Daniel McCrossan Daniel McCrossan * SDLP 6283 6300.1 6333.34 6342.6 7681.6
Declan McAleer Declan McAleer * SF 6034 6034.57 6289.33 6421.31 7034.99
Alicia Clarke Alicia Clarke UUP 3654 4688.93 4689.49 4689.73 6274.54
Stephen Donnelly Stephen Donnelly AP 1252 1259.98 1263.74 1265.6
Sorcha McAnespy Sorcha McAnespy IND 864 866.47 870.55 874.93
Charlie Chittick Charlie Chittick TUV 851 1428.79 1428.95 1428.97
Ciaran McClean Ciaran McClean GRN 412 415.99 417.31 418.19
Barry Brown Barry Brown CISTA 373 380.6 384.28 385.42
Corey French Corey French IND 98 98.57 101.49 101.55
Roisin McMackin Roisin McMackin IND 85 85.76 86.04 86.48
Susan-Anne White Susan-Anne White IND 41 45.18 45.22 45.28
Roger Lomas Roger Lomas CON 27 31.75 32.15 32.19

On the Ballot

Michaela Boyle

Michaela Boyle (Outgoing)

Sinn Fein

Michaela Boyle was first elected to the Assembly in May 2011 and is a former chair of the Public Accounts Committee. She recently was the Deputy Chair of the Assembly and Executive Review Committee and sat on the Justice Committee. The former community and voluntary worker has been a member of Sinn Fein since 1997 and was chair of Strabane District Council. She is the party's spokesperson on disability and is a member of her local GAA club, Strabane Sigersons.

Barry Brown

Barry Brown

Citizens Independent Social Thought Alliance

Leader of CISTA in Northern Ireland, Barry Brown runs the party's office in Omagh. Cannabis legalisation is CISTA’s central goal but the party is also developing policies on abortion and same-sex marriage.

Thomas Buchanan

Thomas Buchanan (Outgoing)

Democratic Unionist Party

Thomas Buchanan was a member of Omagh District Council for 21 years and was elected to the Assembly in 2003. He recently sat on the Economy and the Procedures committees. He previously was deputy chair of the Employment and Learning Committee. Before entering full-time politics, Mr Buchanan was a building contractor.

Charlie Chittick

Charlie Chittick

Traditional Unionist Voice

Former DUP councillor Charlie Chittick is the TUV's first ever candidate in the West Tyrone constituency.

Alicia Clarke

Alicia Clarke

Ulster Unionist Party

Stephen Donnelly

Stephen Donnelly

Alliance Party

A campaigner for integrated education, Stephen Donnelly stood in the Westminster election in 2015 and Assembly election in 2016. He is campaigning for a better road and transport infrastructure. He is against Brexit and in favour of the negotiation of a post-Brexit settlement that protects the Common Travel Area, which he says is vital to border communities.

Corey French

Corey French

Independent

Corey French celebrated his 22nd birthday on election day last year. He works as a barman in Strabane and is a former chair of Strabane Youth Council. He's opposed to gold mining in the Sperrins and supports same-sex marriage.

Roger Lomas

Roger Lomas

Conservatives

Roger Lomas is a retired businessman who has worked in public services, IT and retail sectors. He is a governor of Integrated College Dungannon. A stalker and angler who describes himself as a "passionate defender" of hunting, there was controversy when he was pictured on Facebook with a dead eland which he shot in Africa. Mr Lomas is campaigning for investment in infrastructure and education.

Declan McAleer

Declan McAleer (Outgoing)

Sinn Fein

Declan McAleer was co-opted to the Assembly in 2012 to replace Pat Doherty MP and recently sat on the Business and Infrastructure Committees. He's a former chair of Omagh District Council. Earlier, Mr McAleer was a lecturer in psychology and taught at Omagh College and Dean Maguire College.

Sorcha McAnespy

Sorcha McAnespy

Independent

A councillor on Fermanagh and Omagh District Council, Sorcha McAnespy resigned from Sinn Fein following an internal dispute. An engineer and mother of three, she was first elected to the former Omagh District Council in 2011 and served as vice-chair.

Ciaran McClean

Ciaran McClean

Green Party

Environmental activist Ciaran McClean has been at the forefront of opposition to gold mining in the Sperrins and is also involved in the Alternative A5 Alliance which has opposed the route of the A5 dual carriageway. The veteran campaigner has contested previous elections as a socialist candidate. Originally from Beragh, he lives in Brackey and is the son of civil rights activist Paddy Joe McClean.

Daniel McCrossan

Daniel McCrossan (Outgoing)

Social Democratic and Labour Party

Daniel McCrossan from Victoria Bridge near Strabane was co-opted to the Assembly in January 2016 to replace Joe Byrne for whom he previously worked as a constituency assistant. He was re-elected as MLA for West Tyrone in May last year. He is the SDLP Infrastructure Spokesperson and was recently deputy chair of the PAC. A Policing Board member, he studied law at Liverpool John Moores University.

Barry McElduff

Barry McElduff (Outgoing)

Sinn Fein

An MLA since 1998, Barry McElduff was previously appointed Assembly Private Secretary to the Culture Minister and recently sat on the Procedures Committee. He's a member of Sinn Fein's Ard Comhairle and a former chair of Omagh District Council. Mr McElduff played gaelic football at senior level for Carrickmore and at minor level for Tyrone and has a keen interest in the Irish language. He wrote a book entitled ‘Keep ‘Er Lit' about his experiences of republicanism, GAA and community activism.

Roisin McMackin

Roisin McMackin

Independent

Mum of four Roisin McMackin, from Beragh in Co Tyrone, is campaigning for the full implementation of the Autism Act.

Susan-Anne White

Susan-Anne White

Independent

Devout Christian and pro-life campaigner Susan-Anne White, from Trillick, wants to make homosexuality and adultery illegal, and is strongly opposed to feminism and rock music. She stood in the council elections in 2014, the 2015 Westminster Election and Assembly Election last year.


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