Tag Archives: Upper Bann

Assembly Election 2017: Upper Bann

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: Upper Bann

The candidates: DUP: Sydney Anderson. Carla Lockhart. UUP: Joanne Dobson. Doug Beattie. Kyle Savage. TUV: Roy Ferguson. PUP:Sophie Long. UKIP: David Jones. Alliance: Harry Hamilton. Green: Simon Lee. SDLP: Dolores Kelly. Sinn Féin: John O’Dowd. Catherine Seeley. CISTA: Martin Kelly. … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #15 Dolores Kelly (SDLP)

Dolores Kelly: Upper Bann. This poster is located outside Lurgan Ytain Station. Former SDLP. Deputy Leader and now Spokesperson on Education.

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016:#14 Catherine Seeley (Sinn Féin)

Catherine Seeley: Upper Bann. This poster is located at William Street, Lurgan. Ms Seeley was SF candidate in Westminster 2015 and Sinn Féin talked up her chances of winning. Predictably SF lost ground on their 2011 Assembly position and actually … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls: #13 Sophie Long (PUP)

Sophie Long: Upper Bann. This poster is located at High Steet, Lurgan. The PUP (Progressive Unionist Party) is seen as the voice of the UVF. The irony is that PUP (previous leaders include David Ervine and Dawn Purves) sees itself … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #12 David Jones (UKIP)

David Jones : Upper Bann. This poster is located in High Street, Lurgan. David Jones was a regular fixture on TV News as spoke an for the Orange Order during the Garvaghy/Drumcree disputes in the 1990s. Later an Independent Unionist … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #3 Damien Harte (Workers Party)

Damien Harte: Upper Bann. This poster is located at William Street, Lurgan. Stood in last years Westminster Election.

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A Tale Of Two Sinn Féin Posters

So here is an odd thing. An Election conducted on Proportional Representation. And two posters. Take Cat Seeley, one of two Sinn Féin candidates in Upper Bann. Seemingly she has been designated to get the #1s in Lurgan area. But … Continue reading

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A Nervous Week In SDLP

Again I emphasise that I am not a delegate at next weekend’s SDLP Conference. And I therefore do not have a vote…as instructed by my local branch. And again, I emphasise that I do not intend to be in Armagh … Continue reading

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Westminster Election 2015: Upper Bann

The Results: A win for David Simpson. This is a seat that UUP want “back”. Simpson and DUP took the seat in a bitter contrst with David Trimble in 2005. Sinn Féin built their entire campaign around Demographics and claiming … Continue reading

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