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Peter Barry

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In 1985 all the unionist MPs in Northern Ireland resigned in protest at the signing of the Anglo-Irish Agreement. At the subsequent by elections, the fictitious candidate of Peter Barry was nominated where the outgoing unionist candidate would otherwise have been returned unopposed. The real Peter Barry was the Republic of Ireland's minister for foreign affairs at the time.

 Date    Election    Party    Status    Constituency    Seat    Count    Votes    Share    Quota 

 23 January 1986     By Election      Anglo Irish Agreement lozenge    Not Elected     Antrim North              913     2.62%     
 23 January 1986     By Election      Anglo Irish Agreement lozenge    Not Elected     Antrim South              1,870     5.85%     
 23 January 1986     By Election      Anglo Irish Agreement lozenge    Not Elected     Londonderry East              2,001     6.08%     
 23 January 1986     By Election      Anglo Irish Agreement lozenge    Not Elected     Strangford              1,993     5.76%     

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