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    Default Ards Council Elections 2011

    Ards is divided into 4 wards;

    Ards East
    Ards West
    Newtownards
    Peninsula

    Party Standings;

    DUP - 11
    UUP - 6
    Alliance - 3
    SDLP - 1
    IND - 2

    2005 Results

    Peninsula

    First Count:
    Richard Shannon, (DUP) 1944
    Kieran McCarthy, (Alliance) 990
    Joe Boyle, (SDLP) 913
    Angus Carson, (UUP) 703
    Robin Drysdale, (DUP) 663
    Colin Kennedy, (DUP) 408
    Anthony Lacken, (SF) 292
    Danny McCarthy, (Ind) 270

    Votes by Party:

    DUP: 3,015 (48.8%), 2 seats
    Alliance: 990 (16.0%), 1 seat
    SDLP: 913 (14.8%), 1 seat
    UUP: 703 (11.4%), 1 seat
    SF: 292 (4.7%)
    Ind: 270 (4.4%)

    Ards East

    First Count:
    Jonathan Bell, (DUP) 1515
    Terence Williams, (DUP) 994
    Ronnie Ferguson, (UUP) 993
    Hamilton Gregory, (DUP) 943
    Linda Cleland, (Alliance) 850
    Colville Elliott, (DUP) 814
    Jeffrey Magill, (UUP) 624
    Tom Smith, (UUP) 560
    John McCullough, (Green) 182
    Thomas Sheridan, (Ind) 132

    Votes by Party:

    DUP: 4,266 (56.1%), 4 seats
    UUP: 2,177 (28.6%), 2 seats
    Alliance: 850 (11.2%)
    Green: 182 (2.4%)
    Ind: 132 (1.7%)

    Ards West

    First Count:
    Margaret Craig, (DUP) 1227
    James McBriar, (Alliance) 1070
    Robert Gibson, (UUP) 984
    William Montgomery, (DUP) 959
    Mervyn Oswald, (DUP) 880
    James Fletcher, (UUP) 796
    David Gilmore, (DUP) 645
    Philip Smith, (UUP) 446

    Votes by Party:

    DUP: 3,711 (53.0%), 3 seats
    UUP: 2,226 (31.8%), 2 seats
    Alliance: 1,070 (15.3%), 1 seat

    Newtownards

    First Count:
    George Ennis, (DUP) 1296
    Alan McDowell, (Alliance) 823
    Tom Hamilton, (UUP) 736
    David Smyth, (UUP) 651
    Michelle Mcilveen, (DUP) 623
    Wilbert Magill, (Ind) 604
    Hamilton Lawther, (DUP) 496
    Simon Hamilton, (DUP) 490

    Votes by Party:

    DUP: 2,905 (50.8%), 3 seats
    UUP: 1,387 (24.3%), 2 seats
    Alliance: 823 (14.4%), 1 seat
    Ind: 604 (10.6%)

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    Default Re: Ards Council Elections 2011

    Overwhelmingly Unionist Council area with the exception of the bottom of the Ards Peninsula.

    The Ards East ward had no election in 2001 as there were 6 seats and only six candidates.
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