2005 Lisburn City Council election

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2005 Lisburn City Council election
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All 30 seats to Lisburn City Council
16 seats needed for a majority
  First party Second party Third party
 
Party DUP UUP Sinn Féin
Seats won 13 7 4
Seat change Increase 8 Decrease 6 Steady

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
 
Party Alliance SDLP Independent
Seats won 3 3 0
Seat change Steady Steady Decrease 2

Elections to Lisburn City Council were held on 5 May 2005 on the same day as the other Northern Irish local government elections. The election used five district electoral areas to elect a total of 30 councillors.

Election results[edit]

Lisburn City Council Election Result 2005[1]
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  DUP 13 8 0 Increase8 43.3 40.7 17,238 Increase20.5
  UUP 7 0 6 Decrease6 23.3 22.7 9,625 Decrease12.5
  Sinn Féin 4 0 0 Steady 13.3 16.6 7,092 Increase0.6
  Alliance 3 0 0 Steady 10.0 9.2 3,907 Decrease1.8
  SDLP 3 0 0 Steady 10.0 8.5 3,894 Steady
  NI Conservatives 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.8 333 Decrease0.6
  Green (NI) 0 0 0 Steady 0.0 0.7 284 Increase0.7

Note: "Votes" are the first preference votes.

Districts summary[edit]

Results of the Lisburn City Council election, 2005
by district[1]
Ward %
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
%
Cllrs
Total
Cllrs
DUP UUP Sinn Féin Alliance SDLP Others
Downshire 48.7 2 36.8 2 1.3 0 13.2 1 0.0 0 0.0 0 5
Dunmurry Cross 13.6 1 6.7 0 58.2 4 0.0 0 21.5 2 0.0 0 7
Killultagh 48.4 3 21.5 1 7.7 0 6.9 0 11.6 1 3.9 0 5
Lisburn Town North 44.6 3 31.8 3 2.3 0 12.7 1 5.8 0 2.8 0 7
Lisburn Town South 59.8 4 17.3 1 2.7 0 17.7 1 2.6 0 0.0 0 6
Total 40.7 13 22.7 7 16.6 4 9.2 3 8.5 3 2.3 0 30

Districts results[edit]

Downshire[edit]

2001: 3 x UUP, 1 x DUP, 1 x Alliance
2005: 2 x DUP, 2 x UUP, 1 x Alliance
2001-2005 Change: DUP gain from UUP

Downshire - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
DUP Edwin Poots* 23.43% 1,929          
UUP Basil McCrea 19.45% 1,601          
DUP Allan Ewart 18.25% 1,502          
UUP William Ward* 7.73% 636 672.54 710.48 888.5 890.34 1,421.13
Alliance Elizabeth Campbell* 13.20% 1,087 1,097.44 1,123.62 1,221.84 1,222.8 1,325.67
DUP Joseph Lockhart 7.01% 577 1,008.52 1,017.62 1,040.93 1,153.81 1,247.23
UUP James Baird* 6.79% 559 603.37 674.91 780.97 783.45  
UUP William Scott 2.88% 237 257.01 330.79      
Sinn Féin David Hall 1.26% 104 105.16 105.44      
Electorate: 12,797   Valid: 8,232 (64.33%)   Spoilt: 114   Quota: 1,373   Turnout: 8,346 (65.22%)

Dunmurry Cross[edit]

2001: 4 x Sinn Féin, 2 x SDLP, 1 x UUP
2005: 4 x Sinn Féin, 2 x SDLP, 1 x DUP
2001-2005 Change: DUP gain from UUP

Dunmurry Cross - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5
Sinn Féin Paul Butler* 17.12% 1,823        
Sinn Féin Michael Ferguson* 13.75% 1,464        
DUP Stephen Moore 13.08% 1,393        
SDLP Patricia Lewsley* 12.86% 1,369        
SDLP Brian Heading 7.83% 834 898.12 909.82 1,268.31 1,326.81
Sinn Féin Angela Nelson 9.48% 1,010 1,196.2 1,220.86 1,229.22 1,229.97
Sinn Féin Veronica Willis* 8.83% 940 1,142.72 1,222.01 1,222.01 1,222.01
Sinn Féin Máireád Uí Adhmaill 10.56% 1,125 1,157.48 1,167.11 1,168.11 1,168.11
UUP Kenneth Bishop 6.49% 691 693.52 694.33    
Electorate: 17,676   Valid: 10,649 (60.25%)   Spoilt: 309   Quota: 1,332   Turnout: 10,958 (61.99%)

Killultagh[edit]

2001: 2 x UUP, 2 x DUP, 1 x SDLP
2005: 3 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x SDLP
2001-2005 Change: DUP gain from UUP

Killultagh - 5 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
DUP Thomas Beckett 20.77% 1,751            
SDLP Peter O'Hagan* 11.59% 977 978.33 986.33 1,003.33 1,531.33    
UUP Jim Dillon* 12.41% 1,046 1,054.17 1,164.17 1,243.55 1,246.74 1,252.34 1,560.34
DUP Cecil Calvert* 12.44% 1,049 1,304.74 1,322.69 1,373.26 1,379.26 1,379.61 1,436.61
DUP James Tinsley* 15.17% 1,279 1,333.15 1,343.72 1,367.1 1,367.1 1,370.25 1,471.25
Alliance Owen Gawith 6.86% 578 579.52 600.71 678.71 714.71 824.96 928.96
UUP Samuel Johnston* 5.46% 460 463.8 584.56 654.56 656.56 661.11  
Sinn Féin Chris Donnelly 7.73% 652 652.38 652.38 653.38      
NI Conservatives Neil Johnston 3.95% 333 334.71 348.71        
UUP David Greene 3.63% 306 308.85          
Electorate: 14,029   Valid: 8,431 (60.10%)   Spoilt: 122   Quota: 1,406   Turnout: 8,553 (60.97%)

Lisburn Town North[edit]

2001: 4 x UUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x DUP, 1 x Independent
2005: 3 x DUP, 3 x UUP, 1 x Alliance
2001-2005 Change: DUP (two seats) gain from UUP and Independent

Lisburn Town North - 7 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
DUP Jonathan Craig* 18.33% 1,794                  
DUP Paul Givan 15.39% 1,506                  
DUP William Leathem 10.87% 1,064 1,556.8                
Alliance Trevor Lunn* 11.04% 1,080 1,083.84 1,099.84 1,120.36 1,250.36          
UUP Ronnie Crawford* 7.76% 759 777.88 817.24 869.89 875.24 877.24 908.28 1,035.81 1,039.41 1,097.37
UUP David Archer* 6.58% 644 660.64 796.32 864.63 867.22 867.22 894.13 983.37 986.49 1,068.57
UUP William Gardiner-Watson* 6.93% 678 687.6 720.88 757.06 762.7 762.7 782.47 922.54 930.94 1,006.73
UUP Kenneth Armstrong 6.61% 647 662.04 701.08 752.38 753.24 754.56 778.19 871.86 875.94 920.08
SDLP John Drake 5.80% 568 569.28 573.44 575.33 580.6 763.6 852.92 866.46 873.42  
UUP Ellen Hillen 3.87% 379 385.08 415.48 448.42 452.69 452.69 502.98      
Green (NI) Michael Rogan 2.90% 284 286.56 300.32 314.9 323.49 343.49        
Sinn Féin Jacqui Currie 2.27% 222 222.32 222.96 222.96 222.96          
Alliance Frazer McCammond 1.64% 160 160.64 162.24 165.48            
Electorate: 16,325   Valid: 9,785 (59.94%)   Spoilt: 199   Quota: 1,224   Turnout: 9,984 (61.16%)

Lisburn Town South[edit]

2001: 3 x UUP, 1 x Alliance, 1 x DUP, 1 x Independent
2005: 4 x DUP, 1 x UUP, 1 x Alliance
2001-2005 Change: DUP (three seats) gain from UUP (two seats) and Independent

Lisburn Town South - 6 seats[2]
Party Candidate FPv% Count
1 2 3 4 5 6
DUP Jeffrey Donaldson 37.16% 2,109          
Alliance Seamus Close* 17.65% 1,002          
DUP Andrew Ewing 5.55% 315 918.54        
DUP Paul Porter* 9.69% 550 813.34        
UUP Ivan Davis* 10.34% 587 711.11 773.31 776.17 782.8 862.8
DUP Jenny Palmer 7.40% 420 629.79 642.39 736 739.94 783.24
UUP Thomas Archer* 4.03% 229 278.14 301.74 303.06 303.06 375.53
SDLP Yvonne Byrne 2.57% 146 151.67 213.27 213.27 346.47 351.07
UUP Denis Troughton 2.92% 166 198.13 216.13 218.88 220.08  
Sinn Féin Martin Parker 2.68% 152 155.78 161.18 161.51    
Electorate: 10,869   Valid: 5,676 (52.22%)   Spoilt: 144   Quota: 811   Turnout: 5,820 (53.55%)

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Lisburn City Council, 1993-2011". www.ark.ac.uk.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Local Government Results 2005". EONI. Retrieved 8 July 2021.