South Antrim

South Antrim is a constituency in Antrim, Northern Ireland. The seat is currently vacant, and was last held by Paul Girvan (Democratic Unionist Party) between 8 June 2017 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.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Hold
Majority
1,183
Electorate
63,054
Turnout
53.9%

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
McCrea, William
Democratic Unionist Party
11,536 33.9% -6.4%
Empey, Reg
UCU
10,353 30.4% 30.4%
McLaughlin, Mitchel
Sinn Féin
4,729 13.9% 3.2%
Byrne, Michelle
Social Democratic & Labour Party
2,955 8.7% -2.5%
Lawther, Alan
Alliance
2,607 7.7% 7.7%
Lucas, Melwyn
TUV
1,829 5.4% 5.4%