Belfast East

Belfast East is a constituency in Belfast, Northern Ireland. The seat has been held by Gavin Robinson (Democratic Unionist Party) since May 2015.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Majority
8,474
Electorate
63,495
Turnout
67.5%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Gavin Robinson
Democratic Unionist Party
23,917 55.8% 6.4%
Naomi Long
Alliance
15,443 36.0% -6.8%
Hazel Legge
Ulster Unionist Party
1,408 3.3% 3.3%
Mairead O'Donnell
Sinn Féin
894 2.1% 0.0%
Georgina Milne
Green Party
561 1.3% -1.4%
Sheila Bodel
Conservative
446 1.0% -1.8%
Seamas de Faoite
Social Democratic & Labour Party
167 0.4% 0.1%
Bobby Beck
Independent
54 0.1% 0.1%