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previous next Westminster General: 1 May 1997
Back Next Foyle
County Constituency Co Londonderry Area (Ulster)

1 Seat Electorate: 67,620 5 Candidates
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 Candidate     Party     1st Pref   Share   Status 

* John Hume  Social Democrat and Labour Lozenge   25,109   52.51%   Elected    1   ♂

Mitchel McLaughlin  Sinn Féin Lozenge   11,445   23.94%   Not Elected      ♂
William Hay  Democratic Unionist Lozenge   10,290   21.52%   Not Elected      ♂
Eileen Bell  Alliance Lozenge   817   1.71%   Lost deposit    ♀  
Donn Brennan  Natural Law Lozenge   154   0.32%   Lost deposit      ♂

Total poll 47,815 70.71%

Majority  Social Democrat and Labour 13,664 28.58%

* outgoing MP (1)
Candidates: 1 female (♀), 4 male (♂)
 
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