East Antrim

East Antrim is a constituency in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. The seat has been held by Sammy Wilson (Democratic Unionist Party) since May 2010.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Majority
5,795
Electorate
62,811
Turnout
53.3%

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
Sammy Wilson
Democratic Unionist Party
12,103 36.1% -9.7%
Roy Beggs
Ulster Unionist Party
6,308 18.8% 18.8%
Stewart Dickson
Alliance
5,021 15.0% 3.9%
Noel Jordan
UK Independence Party
3,660 10.9% 10.9%
Oliver McMullan
Sinn Féin
2,314 6.9% 0.1%
Ruth Wilson
TUV
1,903 5.7% -0.3%
Margaret Anne McKillop
Social Democratic & Labour Party
1,639 4.9% -1.7%
Alex Wilson
Conservative
549 1.6% 1.6%