Ulster Unionist Party election results

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This article lists the Ulster Unionist Party's election results in UK parliamentary elections.

Summary of general election performance

Year Number of Candidates Total votes Average votes per candidate  % UK vote  % NI vote Change (percentage points) Saved deposits Number of MPs
1970 12 422,041 35,170 1.5  ?  ?  ? 8
1974 Feb 7 232,103 33,158 0.8  ? -0.7  ? 7
1974 Oct 7 256,065 36,580 0.9  ? +0.1  ? 6
1979 11 254,578 23,143 0.8  ? -0.1  ? 5
1983 16 259,952 16,247 0.8  ? 0.0  ? 11
1987 12 276,230 23,019 0.8  ? 0.0  ? 9
1992 13 271,049 20,850 0.8  ? 0.0  ? 9
1997 16 258,349 16,147 0.8  ? 0.0  ? 10
2001 17 216,839 12,755 0.8  ? 0.0  ? 6
2005 18 127,414 7,079 0.5  ? -0.3  ? 1
2010 17 102,361 6,021 0.3  ? -0.1  ? 0
2015 15 114,935 7,662 0.4  ? 0.1  ? 2

1922 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Antrim Craig, Charles CurtisCharles Curtis Craig unopposed N/A 1
Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill unopposed N/A 1
Armagh Allen, WilliamWilliam Allen unopposed N/A 1
Belfast East Dixon, HerbertHerbert Dixon unopposed N/A 1
Belfast North McConnell, Thomas EdwardThomas Edward McConnell unopposed N/A 1
Belfast South Moles, ThomasThomas Moles unopposed N/A 1
Belfast West Lynn, RobertRobert Lynn unopposed N/A 1
Down Reid, DavidDavid Reid unopposed N/A 1
Down Simms, John MorrowJohn Morrow Simms unopposed N/A 1
Fermanagh and Tyrone Falls, CharlesCharles Falls 38,640 23.1 3
Fermanagh and Tyrone Allen, William JamesWilliam James Allen 38,589 23.1 4
Londonderry Macnaghten, MalcolmMalcolm Macnaghten 30,743 75.7 1

1923 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Antrim Craig, Charles CurtisCharles Curtis Craig unopposed N/A 1
Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill unopposed N/A 1
Armagh Allen, WilliamWilliam Allen unopposed N/A 1
Belfast East Dixon, HerbertHerbert Dixon unopposed N/A 1
Belfast North McConnell, Thomas EdwardThomas Edward McConnell 16,771 52.5 1
Belfast South Moles, ThomasThomas Moles unopposed N/A 1
Belfast West Lynn, RobertRobert Lynn 24,975 52.9 1
Down Reid, DavidDavid Reid unopposed N/A 1
Down Simms, John MorrowJohn Morrow Simms unopposed N/A 1
Fermanagh and Tyrone Falls, CharlesCharles Falls 37,733 23.1 3
Fermanagh and Tyrone Pringle, JamesJames Pringle 37,682 23.1 4
Londonderry Macnaghten, MalcolmMalcolm Macnaghten unopposed N/A 1

1924 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Antrim Craig, Charles CurtisCharles Curtis Craig 60,868 49.0 1
Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill 60,764 49.0 2
Armagh Allen, WilliamWilliam Allen 29,021 71.2 1
Belfast East Dixon, HerbertHerbert Dixon unopposed N/A 1
Belfast North McConnell, Thomas EdwardThomas Edward McConnell 34,182 96.6 1
Belfast South Moles, ThomasThomas Moles unopposed N/A 1
Belfast West Lynn, RobertRobert Lynn 28,435 54.5 1
Down Reid, DavidDavid Reid 58,929 46.5 1
Down Simms, John MorrowJohn Morrow Simms 58,777 46.4 2
Fermanagh and Tyrone Falls, CharlesCharles Falls 44,716 43.5 1
Fermanagh and Tyrone Pringle, JamesJames Pringle 44,711 43.4 2
Londonderry Macnaghten, MalcolmMalcolm Macnaghten 30,875 82.9 1

By-elections, 1924-1929

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Londonderry by-election, 1929 Ross, Ronald DeaneRonald Deane Ross unopposed N/A 1

1929 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill 53,864 37.5 1
Antrim McConnell, JosephJoseph McConnell 52,851 36.8 2
Armagh Allen, WilliamWilliam Allen 29,966 67.4 1
Belfast East Dixon, HerbertHerbert Dixon 27,855 75.1 1
Belfast North Somerset, ThomasThomas Somerset 27,812 62.1 1
Belfast South Stewart, WilliamWilliam Stewart 24,019 62.9 1
Belfast West Allen, W. E. D.W. E. D. Allen 33,274 57.9 1
Down Reid, DavidDavid Reid 54,073 36.3 1
Down Simms, John MorrowJohn Morrow Simms 53,943 36.2 2
Londonderry Ross, Ronald DeaneRonald Deane Ross unopposed N/A 1

1931 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill unopposed N/A 1
Antrim McConnell, JosephJoseph McConnell unopposed N/A 1
Armagh Allen, WilliamWilliam Allen unopposed N/A 1
Belfast East Dixon, HerbertHerbert Dixon 28,431 75.1 1
Belfast North Somerset, ThomasThomas Somerset unopposed N/A 1
Belfast South Stewart, WilliamWilliam Stewart unopposed N/A 1
Belfast West Browne, AlexanderAlexander Browne 31,113 58.6 1
Down Reid, DavidDavid Reid unopposed N/A 1
Down Vane-Tempest-Stewart, RobinRobin Vane-Tempest-Stewart unopposed N/A 1
Fermanagh and Tyrone Irwin, HughHugh Irwin 45,101 23.6 3
Fermanagh and Tyrone Burges, YnyrYnyr Burges 44,921 23.5 4
Londonderry Ross, Ronald DeaneRonald Deane Ross unopposed N/A 1

1935 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill unopposed N/A 1
Antrim McConnell, JosephJoseph McConnell unopposed N/A 1
Armagh Allen, WilliamWilliam Allen 34,002 67.6 1
Belfast East Dixon, HerbertHerbert Dixon unopposed N/A 1
Belfast North Somerset, ThomasThomas Somerset unopposed N/A 1
Belfast South Stewart, WilliamWilliam Stewart unopposed N/A 1
Belfast West Browne, AlexanderAlexander Browne 34,060 62.6 1
Down Reid, DavidDavid Reid 66,324 43.5 1
Down Vane-Tempest-Stewart, RobinRobin Vane-Tempest-Stewart 58,777 46.4 2
Fermanagh and Tyrone Deane, RolandRoland Deane 46,625 24.0 3
Fermanagh and Tyrone Houston, JohnJohn Houston 46,000 23.7 4
Londonderry Ross, Ronald DeaneRonald Deane Ross unopposed N/A 1

By-elections, 1935-1945

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Down by-election, 1939 Little, JamesJames Little unopposed N/A 1
Belfast East by-election, 1940 Harland, Henry PeirsonHenry Peirson Harland unopposed N/A 1
Antrim by-election, 1943 Campbell, John DermotJohn Dermot Campbell 42,371 69.4 1
Belfast West by-election, 1943 Cunningham, KnoxKnox Cunningham 14,426 33.4 2

1945 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill 57,259 43.1 1
Antrim Haughton, Samuel GillmorSamuel Gillmor Haughton 57,232 43.1 2
Armagh Allen, WilliamWilliam Allen unopposed N/A 1
Belfast East Cole, Thomas LoftusThomas Loftus Cole 21,443 56.4 1
Belfast North Neill, William FrederickWilliam Frederick Neill 25,761 55.3 1
Belfast South Gage, HughHugh Gage 24,282 52.2 1
Belfast West Cunningham, KnoxKnox Cunningham 26,729 46.5 2
Down Smiles, WalterWalter Smiles 24,148 20.9 2
Down Houston, John BlakistonJohn Blakiston Houston 22,730 19.6 3
Fermanagh and Tyrone Lyons, ThomasThomas Lyons 46,392 22.8 3
Fermanagh and Tyrone Cooper, NoreenNoreen Cooper 46,260 22.8 4
Londonderry Ross, Ronald DeaneRonald Deane Ross 40,214 50.8 1

By-elections, 1945-1950

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Down by-election, 1946 Mullan, Charles HeronCharles Heron Mullan 50,699 51.4 1
Armagh by-election, 1948 Harden, JamesJames Harden 36,200 59.7 1

1950 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh Harden, JamesJames Harden unopposed N/A 1
Belfast East McKibbin, AlanAlan McKibbin 29,844 63.3 1
Belfast North Hyde, Harford MontgomeryHarford Montgomery Hyde 36,412 64.4 1
Belfast South Gage, HughHugh Gage 34,620 75.2 1
Belfast West MacManaway, James GodfreyJames Godfrey MacManaway 33,917 51.5 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Richardson, HenryHenry Richardson 29,877 48.1 2
Londonderry Ross, Ronald DeaneRonald Deane Ross 36,602 62.6 1
Mid Ulster Shearer, JohnJohn Shearer 29,721 47.4 2
North Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill unopposed N/A 1
North Down Smiles, WalterWalter Smiles 41,810 79.4 1
South Antrim Savory, Douglas LloydDouglas Lloyd Savory 41,023 83.6 1
South Down Orr, LawrenceLawrence Orr 38,508 63.5 1

By-elections, 1950-1951

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast West by-election, 1950 Teevan, ThomasThomas Teevan 31,796 50.8 1

1951 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh Harden, JamesJames Harden unopposed N/A 1
Belfast East McKibbin, AlanAlan McKibbin 28,881 61.7 1
Belfast North Hyde, Harford MontgomeryHarford Montgomery Hyde 34,995 60.7 1
Belfast South Gage, HughHugh Gage 37,046 75.8 1
Belfast West Teevan, ThomasThomas Teevan 33,149 50.0 2
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Patterson, FredrickFredrick Patterson 30,268 47.9 2
Londonderry Wellwood, WilliamWilliam Wellwood unopposed N/A 1
Mid Ulster Shearer, JohnJohn Shearer 29,701 47.3 2
North Antrim O'Neill, HughHugh O'Neill unopposed N/A 1
North Down Smiles, WalterWalter Smiles 43,285 81.4 1
South Antrim Savory, Douglas LloydDouglas Lloyd Savory unopposed N/A 1
South Down Orr, LawrenceLawrence Orr 37,789 58.4 1

By-elections, 1951-1955

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Londonderry by-election, 1951 Wellwood, WilliamWilliam Wellwood unopposed N/A 1
North Antrim by-election, 1952 O'Neill, PhelimPhelim O'Neill unopposed N/A 1
Belfast South by-election, 1952 Campbell, DavidDavid Campbell 23,067 75.1 1
North Down by-election, 1953 Currie, GeorgeGeorge Currie unopposed N/A 1
Armagh by-election, 1954 Armstrong, Christopher WyborneChristopher Wyborne Armstrong unopposed N/A 1

1955 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh Armstrong, Christopher WyborneChristopher Wyborne Armstrong 38,617 64.4 1
Belfast East McKibbin, AlanAlan McKibbin 26,938 62.5 1
Belfast North Hyde, Harford MontgomeryHarford Montgomery Hyde 33,745 63.3 1
Belfast South Campbell, DavidDavid Campbell 33,392 78.4 1
Belfast West McLaughlin, PatriciaPatricia McLaughlin 34,191 58.3 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Grosvenor, RobertRobert Grosvenor 30,268 49.8 2
Londonderry Chichester-Clark, RobinRobin Chichester-Clark 35,673 64.5 1
Mid Ulster Beattie, CharlesCharles Beattie 29,477 49.8 2
North Antrim O'Neill, PhelimPhelim O'Neill 41,763 86.0 1
North Down Currie, GeorgeGeorge Currie 50,315 96.9 1
South Antrim Cunningham, KnoxKnox Cunningham 50,347 90.7 1
South Down Orr, LawrenceLawrence Orr 37,921 65.9 1

Although Grosvenor failed to win Fermanagh and South Tyrone, he was declared elected after the winning candidate was found to be ineligible.

By-elections, 1955-1959

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Mid Ulster by-election, 1955 Beattie, CharlesCharles Beattie 29,586 49.3 2
Belfast East by-election, 1959 McMaster, StanleyStanley McMaster 19,524 57.8 1

Although Beattie failed to win Mid Ulster, he was declared elected after the winning candidate was found to be ineligible, but was then in turn disqualified as ineligible, and a new by-election was held, which the Ulster Unionist Party did not contest.

1959 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh Maginnis, JohnJohn Maginnis 40,325 85.5 1
Belfast East McMaster, StanleyStanley McMaster 26,510 60.1 1
Belfast North Mills, StrattonStratton Mills 32,173 60.7 1
Belfast South Campbell, DavidDavid Campbell 30,164 69.9 1
Belfast West McLaughlin, PatriciaPatricia McLaughlin 28,898 54.1 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Grosvenor, RobertRobert Grosvenor 32,080 81.4 1
Londonderry Chichester-Clark, RobinRobin Chichester-Clark 37,529 73.0 1
Mid Ulster Forrest, GeorgeGeorge Forrest 33,093 70.0 1
North Antrim Clark, Henry MaitlandHenry Maitland Clark 42,807 94.9 1
North Down Currie, GeorgeGeorge Currie 51,773 98.0 1
South Antrim Cunningham, KnoxKnox Cunningham 52,786 95.1 1
South Down Orr, LawrenceLawrence Orr 36,875 85.4 1

By-elections, 1959-1964

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast South by-election, 1963 Pounder, RaftonRafton Pounder 17,989 64.3 1

1964 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh Maginnis, JohnJohn Maginnis 35,223 65.0 1
Belfast East McMaster, StanleyStanley McMaster 24,804 58.8 1
Belfast North Mills, StrattonStratton Mills 29,976 59.6 1
Belfast South Pounder, RaftonRafton Pounder 27,422 69.8 1
Belfast West Kilfedder, JimJim Kilfedder 21,337 41.2 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Hamilton, JamesJames Hamilton 30,010 55.1 1
Londonderry Chichester-Clark, RobinRobin Chichester-Clark 37,700 64.1 1
Mid Ulster Forrest, GeorgeGeorge Forrest 29,715 51.6 1
North Antrim Clark, Henry MaitlandHenry Maitland Clark 40,372 90.1 1
North Down Currie, GeorgeGeorge Currie 45,091 73.5 1
South Antrim Cunningham, KnoxKnox Cunningham 47,325 69.9 1
South Down Orr, LawrenceLawrence Orr 32,922 59.0 1

1966 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh Maginnis, JohnJohn Maginnis 34,687 72.0 1
Belfast East McMaster, StanleyStanley McMaster 21,283 54.7 1
Belfast North Mills, StrattonStratton Mills 26,891 57.4 1
Belfast South Pounder, RaftonRafton Pounder 23,329 65.4 1
Belfast West Kilfedder, JimJim Kilfedder 24,281 48.0 2
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Hamilton, JamesJames Hamilton 29,352 54.0 1
Londonderry Chichester-Clark, RobinRobin Chichester-Clark 34,729 58.1 1
Mid Ulster Forrest, GeorgeGeorge Forrest 29,728 52.3 1
North Antrim Clark, Henry MaitlandHenry Maitland Clark 31,927 78.1 1
North Down Currie, GeorgeGeorge Currie 38,706 78.5 1
South Antrim Cunningham, KnoxKnox Cunningham 40,840 64.3 1
South Down Orr, LawrenceLawrence Orr 32,876 64.0 1

By-elections, 1966-1970

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Mid Ulster by-election, 1969 Forrest, AnnaAnna Forrest 29,437 46.7 2

1970 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh Maginnis, JohnJohn Maginnis 37,667 55.3 1
Belfast East McMaster, StanleyStanley McMaster 26,778 59.5 1
Belfast North Mills, StrattonStratton Mills 28,668 48.5 1
Belfast South Pounder, RaftonRafton Pounder 27,523 70.4 1
Belfast West McRoberts, BrianBrian McRoberts 27,451 47.3 2
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Hamilton, JamesJames Hamilton 31,390 48.9 2
Londonderry Chichester-Clark, RobinRobin Chichester-Clark 39,141 53.1 1
Mid Ulster Thornton, NevilleNeville Thornton 31,810 45.1 2
North Antrim Clark, Henry MaitlandHenry Maitland Clark 21,451 36.6 2
North Down Kilfedder, JamesJames Kilfedder 55,679 69.0 1
South Antrim Molyneaux, JamesJames Molyneaux 59,589 61.2 1
South Down Orr, LawrenceLawrence Orr 34,894 54.3 1

February 1974 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh McCusker, HaroldHarold McCusker 33,194 53.7 1
Belfast North Carson, JohnJohn Carson 21,531 43.7 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone West, HarryHarry West 26,858 43.6 1
Londonderry Ross, WilliamWilliam Ross 33,060 52.7 1
North Down Kilfedder, JamesJames Kilfedder 38,169 61.1 1
South Antrim Molyneaux, JamesJames Molyneaux 48,203 67.6 1
South Down Orr, LawrenceLawrence Orr 31,088 52.1 1

October 1974 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh McCusker, HaroldHarold McCusker 37,518 60.0 1
Belfast North Carson, JohnJohn Carson 29,662 62.6 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone West, HarryHarry West 30,285 47.9 2
Londonderry Ross, WilliamWilliam Ross 35,138 54.4 1
North Down Kilfedder, JamesJames Kilfedder 40,996 72.0 1
South Antrim Molyneaux, JamesJames Molyneaux 48,892 71.5 1
South Down Powell, EnochEnoch Powell 33,614 50.8 1

1979 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Armagh McCusker, HaroldHarold McCusker 31,688 48.5 1
Belfast East Craig, WilliamWilliam Craig 15,930 31.2 2
Belfast North Walker, CecilCecil Walker 10,695 25.3 2
Belfast South Bradford, RobertRobert Bradford 28,875 61.7 1
Belfast West Passmore, ThomasThomas Passmore 8,245 24.8 2
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Ferguson, RaymondRaymond Ferguson 17,411 28.0 2
Londonderry Ross, WilliamWilliam Ross 31,592 49.7 1
North Antrim Burchill, JeremyJeremy Burchill 15,398 23.4 2
North Down Smyth, CliffordClifford Smyth 11,728 18.9 3
South Antrim Molyneaux, JamesJames Molyneaux 50,782 69.0 1
South Down Powell, EnochEnoch Powell 32,254 50.0 1

By-elections, 1979-1983

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Fermanagh and South Tyrone by-election, April 1981 West, HarryHarry West 29,046 48.8 2
Fermanagh and South Tyrone by-election, August 1981 Maginnis, KenKen Maginnis 29,048 45.6 2
Belfast South by-election, 1982 Smyth, MartinMartin Smyth 17,123 39.3 1

1983 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast East Burchill, JeremyJeremy Burchill 9,642 24.8 2
Belfast North Walker, CecilCecil Walker 15,339 36.2 1
Belfast South Smyth, MartinMartin Smyth 18,669 50.0 1
Belfast West Passmore, ThomasThomas Passmore 2,435 5.5 4
East Antrim Beggs, RoyRoy Beggs 14,293 37.4 1
East Londonderry Ross, WilliamWilliam Ross 19,469 37.9 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Maginnis, KenKen Maginnis 28,630 47.6 1
Lagan Valley Molyneaux, JimJim Molyneaux 24,017 59.2 1
Mid Ulster Thompson, WilliamWilliam Thompson 7,066 13.1 4
Newry and Armagh Nicholson, JimJim Nicholson 18,988 40.0 1
North Antrim Coulter, RobertRobert Coulter 10,749 24.3 2
North Down McCartney, RobertRobert McCartney 8,261 20.3 3
South Antrim Forsythe, CliffordClifford Forsythe 17,727 45.7 1
South Down Powell, EnochEnoch Powell 20,693 40.3 1
Strangford Taylor, JohnJohn Taylor 19,086 48.8 1
Upper Bann McCusker, HaroldHarold McCusker 24,888 56.9 1

By-elections, 1983-1987

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast North by-election, 1986 Walker, CecilCecil Walker 21,649 71.5 1
Belfast South by-election, 1986 Smyth, MartinMartin Smyth 21,771 71.3 1
East Londonderry by-election, 1986 Ross, WiliamWiliam Ross 30,922 93.9 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone by-election, 1986 Maginnis, KenKen Maginnis 27,857 49.7 1
Lagan Valley by-election, 1986 Molyneaux, JimJim Molyneaux 32,514 90.7 1
Newry and Armagh by-election, 1986 Nicholson, JimJim Nicholson 20,111 40.3 2
South Antrim by-election, 1986 Forsythe, CliffordClifford Forsythe 30,087 94.1 1
South Down by-election, 1986 Powell, EnochEnoch Powell 24,963 48.4 1
Strangford by-election, 1986 Taylor, JohnJohn Taylor 32,627 94.2 1
Upper Bann by-election, 1986 McCusker, HaroldHarold McCusker 29,311 80.8 1

1987 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast North Walker, CecilCecil Walker 14,355 39.0 1
Belfast South Smyth, MartinMartin Smyth 18,917 57.8 1
Belfast West Millar, FrankFrank Millar 7,646 18.7 3
East Antrim Beggs, RoyRoy Beggs 23,942 71.6 1
East Londonderry Ross, WilliamWilliam Ross 29,532 60.5 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Maginnis, KenKen Maginnis 27,446 49.6 1
Lagan Valley Molyneaux, JimJim Molyneaux 29,101 70.7 1
Newry and Armagh Nicholson, JimJim Nicholson 19,812 37.9 2
South Antrim Forsythe, CliffordClifford Forsythe 25,395 69.8 1
South Down Powell, EnochEnoch Powell 25,848 45.7 2
Strangford Taylor, JohnJohn Taylor 28,199 75.9 1
Upper Bann McCusker, HaroldHarold McCusker 25,137 61.5 1

By-elections, 1987-1992

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Upper Bann by-election, 1990 Trimble, DavidDavid Trimble 20,547 58.0 1

1992 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast North Walker, CecilCecil Walker 17,240 48.0 1
Belfast South Smyth, MartinMartin Smyth 16,336 48.6 1
Belfast West Cobain, FredFred Cobain 4,766 11.9 3
East Antrim Beggs, RoyRoy Beggs 16,966 43.2 1
East Londonderry Ross, WilliamWilliam Ross 30,370 57.6 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Maginnis, KenKen Maginnis 26,923 48.8 1
Lagan Valley Molyneaux, JimJim Molyneaux 29,772 60.8 1
Newry and Armagh Speers, JimJim Speers 18,982 36.1 2
North Antrim Gaston, JoeJoe Gaston 8,216 18.1 2
South Antrim Forsythe, CliffordClifford Forsythe 29,956 70.9 1
South Down Nelson, DrewDrew Nelson 25,181 40.9 2
Strangford Taylor, JohnJohn Taylor 19,517 43.6 1
Upper Bann Trimble, DavidDavid Trimble 26,824 59.0 1

By-elections, 1992-1997

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
North Down by-election, 1995 McFarland, AlanAlan McFarland 7,232 26.4 2

1997 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast East Empey, RegReg Empey 9,886 25.3 2
Belfast North Walker, CecilCecil Walker 21,478 51.8 1
Belfast South Smyth, MartinMartin Smyth 14,201 36.0 1
Belfast West Parkinson, FredFred Parkinson 1,556 3.4 4
East Antrim Beggs, RoyRoy Beggs 13,318 38.8 1
East Londonderry Ross, WilliamWilliam Ross 13,558 36.0 1
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Maginnis, KenKen Maginnis 24,862 51.5 1
Lagan Valley Donaldson, JeffreyJeffrey Donaldson 24,560 55.4 1
Newry and Armagh Kennedy, DannyDanny Kennedy 18,015 33.8 2
North Antrim Leslie, JamesJames Leslie 10,921 23.6 2
North Down McFarland, AlanAlan McFarland 11,368 31.1 2
South Antrim Forsythe, CliffordClifford Forsythe 23,108 57.5 1
South Down Nesbitt, DermotDermot Nesbitt 16,248 32.8 2
Strangford Taylor, JohnJohn Taylor 18,431 44.3 1
Upper Bann Trimble, DavidDavid Trimble 20,836 43.6 1
West Tyrone Thompson, WilliamWilliam Thompson 16,003 34.6 1

By-elections, 1997-2001

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
South Antrim by-election, 2000 Burnside, DavidDavid Burnside 10,779 35.3 2

2001 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast East Lemon, TimTim Lemon 8,550 23.2 2
Belfast North Walker, CecilCecil Walker 4,904 12.0 4
Belfast South Smyth, MartinMartin Smyth 17,008 44.8 1
Belfast West McGimpsey, ChrisChris McGimpsey 2,541 6.2 4
East Antrim Beggs, RoyRoy Beggs 13,101 36.4 1
East Londonderry Ross, WilliamWilliam Ross 10,912 27.4 2
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Cooper, JamesJames Cooper 17,686 34.0 2
Foyle Davidson, AndrewAndrew Davidson 3,360 6.9 4
Lagan Valley Donaldson, JeffreyJeffrey Donaldson 25,966 56.5 1
Newry and Armagh McRoberts, SylviaSylvia McRoberts 6,833 12.3 4
North Antrim Scott, LexieLexie Scott 10,315 21.0 2
North Down Hermon, SylviaSylvia Hermon 20,833 56.0 1
South Antrim Burnside, DavidDavid Burnside 16,366 37.1 1
South Down Nesbitt, DermotDermot Nesbitt 9,173 17.6 3
Strangford McNarry, DavidDavid McNarry 17,422 40.3 2
Upper Bann Trimble, DavidDavid Trimble 17,095 33.5 2
West Tyrone Thompson, WilliamWilliam Thompson 14,774 30.4 2

2005 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast East Empey, RegReg Empey 9,275 30.1 2
Belfast North Cobain, FredFred Cobain 2,154 7.1 4
Belfast South McGimpsey, MichaelMichael McGimpsey 7,263 22.7 3
Belfast West McGimpsey, ChrisChris McGimpsey 779 2.3 4
East Antrim Beggs, RoyRoy Beggs 8,462 26.6 2
East Londonderry McClarty, DavidDavid McClarty 7,498 21.1 2
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Elliott, TomTom Elliott 8,869 18.2 3
Foyle Storey, EarlEarl Storey 1,091 2.4 5
Lagan Valley McCrea, BasilBasil McCrea 9,172 21.5 2
Mid Ulster Armstrong, BillyBilly Armstrong 4,853 10.7 4
Newry and Armagh Kennedy, DannyDanny Kennedy 7,025 13.9 4
North Antrim McCune, RodneyRodney McCune 6,637 14.5 3
North Down Hermon, SylviaSylvia Hermon 16,268 50.4 1
South Antrim Burnside, DavidDavid Burnside 11,059 29.1 2
South Down Nesbitt, DermotDermot Nesbitt 4,775 9.9 4
Strangford McGimpsey, GarethGareth McGimpsey 7,872 21.3 2
Upper Bann Trimble, DavidDavid Trimble 11,281 25.5 2
West Tyrone Hussey, DerekDerek Hussey 2,981 6.9 5

2010 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast East Ringland, TrevorTrevor Ringland 7,305 21.2 3
Belfast North Cobain, FredFred Cobain 2,837 7.7 4
Belfast South Bradshaw, PaulaPaula Bradshaw 5,910 17.3 3
Belfast West Manwaring, BillBill Manwaring 1,000 3.1 4
East Antrim McCune, RodneyRodney McCune 7,223 23.7 2
East Londonderry Macaulay, LesleyLesley Macaulay 6,218 17.8 3
Foyle Harding, DavidDavid Harding 1,221 3.2 5
Lagan Valley Trimble, DaphneDaphne Trimble 7,713 21.1 2
Mid Ulster Overend, SandraSandra Overend 4,509 11.0 4
Newry and Armagh Kennedy, DannyDanny Kennedy 8,558 19.1 3
North Antrim Armstrong, IrwinIrwin Armstrong 4,634 10.9 4
North Down Parsley, IanIan Parsley 6,817 20.4 2
South Antrim Empey, RegReg Empey 10,353 30.4 2
South Down McCallister, JohnJohn McCallister 3,093 7.3 4
Strangford Nesbitt, MikeMike Nesbitt 9,050 27.8 2
Upper Bann Hamilton, HarryHarry Hamilton 10,639 25.7 2
West Tyrone Hussey, RossRoss Hussey 5,281 14.2 3

Candidates stood as part of Ulster Conservatives and Unionists - New Force.

By-elections, 2010-2015

Election Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast West by-election, 2011 Manwaring, BillBill Manwaring 386 1.7 5


2015 general election

Constituency Candidate Votes  % Position
Belfast South McCune, RodneyRodney McCune 3,549 9.1 5
Belfast West Manwaring, BillBill Manwaring 1,088 3.1 5
East Antrim Beggs, Jr., RoyRoy Beggs, Jr. 6,308 18.8 2
East Londonderry McCandless, WilliamWilliam McCandless 5,333 15.4 3
Fermanagh and South Tyrone Elliott, TomTom Elliott 23,608 46.4 1
Foyle Kee, JulieJulie Kee 1,226 3.3 4
Lagan Valley Redpath, AlexanderAlexander Redpath 6,055 15.2 2
Mid Ulster Overend, SandraSandra Overend 6,318 15.4 2
Newry and Armagh Kennedy, DannyDanny Kennedy 16,312 32.7 2
North Antrim Swann, RobinRobin Swann 5,054 12.1 4
South Antrim Kinahan, DannyDanny Kinahan 11,942 32.7 1
South Down McKee, HaroldHarold McKee 3,964 9.3 3
Strangford Burgess, RobertRobert Burgess 4,868 14.3 2
Upper Bann Dobson, Jo-AnneJo-Anne Dobson 13,166 27.9 2
West Tyrone Hussey, RossRoss Hussey 6,144 15.9 4

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