East Antrim

East Antrim is a constituency in Carrickfergus, Northern Ireland. The seat is currently vacant, and was last held by Sammy Wilson (Democratic Unionist Party) between 6 May 2010 to 6 November 2019.

The dissolution of Parliament took place on 6 November 2019. All business in the House of Commons has come to an end and there are no MPs. Every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 12 December 2019.

From the home page you can access links to more information about Parliament during the election period.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Majority
15,923
Electorate
62,908
Turnout
60.6%

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
21,873 57.3% 21.2%
Stewart Dickson
Alliance
5,950 15.6% 0.6%
John Stewart
Ulster Unionist Party
4,524 11.9% -7.0%
Oliver McMullan
Sinn Féin
3,555 9.3% 2.4%
Margaret McKillop
Social Democratic & Labour Party
1,278 3.4% -1.5%
Mark Logan
Conservative
963 2.5% 0.9%