Lisnasharragh (District Electoral Area)

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Lisnasharragh is one of the ten district electoral areas (DEA) in Belfast, Northern Ireland.[1] The district elects six members to Belfast City Council and contains the wards of Cregagh; Hillfoot; Merok; Orangefield; Ravenhill and Rosetta.[2] Lisnasharragh, forms the greater part of the Belfast South and Belfast East constituencies for the Northern Ireland Assembly and UK Parliament.

It was created for the 2014 local elections. The Rosetta ward had previously been part of the Laganbank District Electoral Area, Orangefield and Ravenhill had been part of the Pottinger District Electoral Area, while the remaining wards had been part of the abolished Castlereagh Borough Council.

2014 results

Belfast City Council elections, 2014[3]
Party Candidate 1st Pref
Alliance Michael Long 1,726
DUP Aileen Graham 1,546
UUP Chris McGimpsey 1,362
DUP Tommy Sandford 980
DUP Colin Hussey 916
SDLP Kate Mullan 878
Alliance Carole Howard 860
Sinn Féin Dermot Kennedy 637
PUP Helen Smyth 630
Green (NI) Connal Hughes 485
NI21 Leah McDonnell 315
NI21 Pete Wray 162
Turnout 10,497


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