Tag Archives: Strangford

Assembly Election 2017: Strangford

The key difference between Assembly 2016 and Assembly 2017 is that only five MLAs will be elected from each constituncy. For at least eighteen MLAs and their staff, this election has come four years too early. The percentage of votes … Continue reading

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Profile: Strangford

Candidates: DUP: Jonathan Bell. MIchelle McIlveen. SImon Hamilton.Harry Harvey. UUP: Mike Nesbitt. Philip Smith. Alliance: Kellie Armstrong. TUV: Stephen Cooper. SDLP: Joe Boyle. Sinn Féin: Dermot Kennedy. Green: Georgia Grainger. Conservative: Bill McKendry. UKIP:Stephen Crosby. Independant: Jimmy Menagh. Independent: Rab … Continue reading

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Westminster Election 2015: Strangford

The Results: A constituency where DUP votes are weighed, rather than counted. An easy win but the collapse of the UUP vote (Mike Nesbitt fought Strangford for UUP-Tories) collapsed and votes shed to UKIP, Alliance and Conservatives. In 2016, DUP … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls…#17 Stephen Cooper (TUV)

14th April. Newtownards, County Down. Stephen Cooper, Traditional Unionist Voice candidate for Strangford. He is a councillor based in Comber and a former member of the Ulster Defence Regiment.

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Poster Boys & Girls…#14 Jim Shannon (DUP)

14th April. Jim Shannon, DUP…outgoing MP for Strangford. Regent Street, Newtownards. Former MLA, who took the ultra-safe seat in 2010. Previously held by Iris Robinson.

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Poster Boys & Girls…#13 Kellie Armstrong (Alliance)

14th April. Regent Street, Newtownards. Kellie Armstrong is a councillor and based on the Ards Peninsula. I dont know anything about her except she is the Vice Chair of the Alliance Party. Alliance hold one of the six Assembly seats … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls…#12 Joe Boyle (SDLP)

14th April. Regent Street, Newtownards, outside the Ulsterbus Station. Joe Boyle is the candidate for Strangford and is a councillor based in Portaferry on the tip of the Ards Peninsula. Newtownards is not a nationalist-friendly town so it is nice … Continue reading

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Constituency Offices…#22 Jim Shannon MP.

Jim Shannon MP (DUP) for Strangford, must be one of the luckiest men in politics. He is the only beneficiary of the scandal which forced party colleague, Iris Robinson to give up politics in 2010.There is no way that the … Continue reading

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Local Elections: Newry, Mourne & Down

Effectively made up of Down (Downpatrick) Council and Newry & Mourne. Both Heavily nationalist. Effectively four DEAs are in South Down, two are in Newry-Armagh and one in Strangford. Results. SF 14. SDLP 14. DUP 4. UUP 3. UKIP 1. … Continue reading

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Local Elections: North Down & Ards

The new council is effectively the amalgamation of four DEAs from North Down and three from Ards Council. And in Assembly terms, the constituency of North Down and Strangford. The results. SDLP 1. Alliance 7 Greens 3 DUP 17. UUP … Continue reading

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