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.

2015 General Election

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

Summary

UUP
Ulster Unionist Party Gain
Majority
949
Electorate
67,425
Turnout
54.2%

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
Danny Kinahan
Ulster Unionist Party
11,942 32.7% 32.7%
William McCrea
Democratic Unionist Party
10,993 30.1% -3.8%
Declan Kearney
Sinn Féin
4,699 12.9% -1.0%
Neil Kelly
Alliance
3,576 9.8% 2.1%
Roisin Lynch
Social Democratic & Labour Party
2,990 8.2% -0.5%
Richard Cairns
TUV
1,908 5.2% -0.2%
Alan Dunlop
Conservative
415 1.1% 1.1%