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Elections in Northern Ireland

Election Results

Other Information

Some Source Material

  • The Electoral Commission. (2011). Report on the Northern Ireland Assembly election on 5 May 2011, (20 October 2011), [PDF; 1344KB]. Belfast: The Electoral Commission.
  • Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland. (2006). Revised Recommendations for Parliamentary Constituencies, (18 May 2006), [PDF; 188KB]. Belfast: Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland.
  • The Electoral Commission. (2006). Election 2005: campaign spending - The UK Parliamentary general election, (March 2006), [PDF File; 3393KB]. Belfast: The Electoral Commission.
  • The Electoral Commission. (2005). Election 2005: Northern Ireland - The combined UK Parliamentary and local government elections, (December 2005), [PDF File; 3083KB]. Belfast: The Electoral Commission.
  • The Electoral Commission. (2004). The Northern Ireland Assembly Elections 2003: Campaign Spending, (17 November 2004), [PDF File; 508KB]. Belfast: The Electoral Commission.
  • The Electoral Commission. (2004.) The Northern Ireland Assembly Elections 2003: The official report on the Northern Ireland Assembly elections 26 November 2003, (April 2004), [PDF File; 1214KB]. Belfast: The Electoral Commission.
  • The Electoral Commission. (2003). The Electoral Fraud (Northern Ireland) Act 2002: An assessment of its first year in operation, (Research Report), (December 2003), [PDF File; 1093KB]. Belfast: The Electoral Commission. [Also Executive Summary; PDF File; 35KB]
  • Democratic Dialogue (DD). (1998). Elections in Northern Ireland: systems for stability and success.. Belfast: Democratic Dialogue.
  • Northern Ireland Office (NIO). (2005). Electoral Registration in Northern Ireland: Proposals on the future of Electoral Registration in Northern Ireland - Consultation Paper, (5 August 2005), [PDF; 171KB]. Belfast: Northern Ireland Office (NIO).
  • Northern Ireland Office (NIO). (2005). Political Donations in Northern Ireland: Proposals on the future of donations to political parties in Northern Ireland - Consultation Paper, (5 August 2005), [PDF; 159KB]. Belfast: Northern Ireland Office (NIO).
  • Northern Ireland Office (NIO). (1973). 'Questions & Answers on Proportional Representation'. Belfast: Northern Ireland Office (NIO).
  • Ruohomaki, Jyrki. (2001). Two elections, two contests: the June 2001 elections in Northern Ireland (August 2001). Belfast: Democratic Dialogue.
  • Ward, Margaret. (2001). Women and the Local Government Elections 2001 (June 2001). Belfast: Democratic Dialogue.


2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election (NI), Thursday 2 March 2017


2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election (NI), Thursday 5 May 2016


2015 Westminster General Election (NI), Thursday 7 May 2015

  • Results of the 2015 Westminster Election (NI)
  • 2015 Westminster Election - party manifestos and web pages
  • List of candidates standing in the 2015 Westminster Election
  • Electoral Office for Northern Ireland (EONI). (2015). Eligible Electorate, UK Election 7 May 2015, [PDF; 13KB]. Belfast: EONI.

2011 Elections: Northern Ireland Assembly Election; Local Government Election; and Referendum on the Alternative Vote System, Thursday 5 May 2011


2010 Westminster General Election (NI), Thursday 6 May 2010

  • Results of the 2010 Westminster Election
  • 2010 Westminster Election - party manifestos and web pages
  • List of candidates standing in the 2010 Westminster Election
  • Electoral Office for Northern Ireland (EONI). (2010). Parliamentary Electorate on 28 April 2010, [PDF; 97KB]. Belfast: EONI.


2009 European Election

  • Result of the 2009 European Election

2008 Local Government By-Election

  • Result of Local Government By-Election, Banbridge Council, Thursday 14 February 2008


2007 Northern Ireland Assembly Election, Wednesday 7 March 2007


2005 Westminster General Election (NI), Thursday 5 May 2005
and 2005 Local Government Election, Thursday 5 May 2005

  • Detailed results of the 2005 Westminster Election
  • DRAFT Summary results of the 2005 Local Government Election
  • 2005 Westminster Election - party manifestos and web pages
  • List of candidates standing in the 2005 Westminster Election
  • List of candidates standing in the 2005 Local Government Election


2003 Northern Ireland Assembly Election, Wednesday 26 November 2003

  • Detailed results of the 2003 Assembly Election
  • List of Candidates
  • Number of Candidates Standing for Each Political Party
  • Number of candidates in each constituency, 4 November 2003 [PDF File; 38KB]
  • Number of electorate by ward in each constituency, 1 September 2003 [PDF File; 58KB]


2001 Westminster General Election (NI), Thursday 7 June 2001
and 2001 Local Government Election, Thursday 7 June 2001


1999 European Election, Thursday 10 June 1999


1998 Northern Ireland Assembly Election, Thursday 25 June 1998


1997 Westminster General Election (NI), Thursday 1 May 1997


All Election Results 1968 to the Present


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