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By-elections since the 2017 General Election

Published Friday, May 4, 2018

This Commons Library Briefing Paper sets out results of the by-elections held since the 2017 election. Currently there has been one by-election, this was held in West Tyrone on 3 May 2018. Full details are presented in the associated PDF but an overview of the recent by-election results are shown below.

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West Tyrone - 3 May 2018

  • Órfhlaith Begley (Sinn Féin) - 16,346 (46.7%)
  • Thomas Buchanan (DUP) - 8,390 (24.0%)
  • Daniel McCrossan (SDLP) - 6,254 (17.9%)
  • Chris Smyth (UUP) - 2,909 (8.3%)
  • Stephen Donnelly (Alliance) - 1,130 (3.2%)

Majority of winning candidate - 7,956 (22.7%)

Commons Briefing papers CBP-8280

Author: Christopher Watson

Topics: By-elections, Election results : UK, House of Commons, Political parties

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