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.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

DUP
Democratic Unionist Party Gain
Majority
3,208
Electorate
68,244
Turnout
63.3%

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
Paul Girvan
Democratic Unionist Party
16,508 38.2% 8.1%
Danny Kinahan
Ulster Unionist Party
13,300 30.8% -1.9%
Declan Kearney
Sinn Féin
7,797 18.1% 5.2%
Neil Kelly
Alliance
3,203 7.4% -2.4%
Roisin Lynch
Social Democratic & Labour Party
2,362 5.5% -2.7%