General Election 2017

Sinn Fein and DUP get candidates over the line

DUP candidate Tom Buchanan who has topped the poll in West Tyrone.

DUP candidate Tom Buchanan who has topped the poll in West Tyrone.


BOTH Barry McElduff and Michaela Boyle of Sinn Fein and Tom Buchanan of the DUP have been deemed elected in West Tyrone.


Mr Buchanan topped the poll with 9,064 votes while Michaela Boyle out did her party colleague Barry McElduff with 7,714 and 7,573 votes respectively.

The second count for West Tyrone may not be far away with Declan McAleer of SF and Daniel McCrossan, SDLP, both creeping closer to the finishing line.

Fermanagh South Tyrone is closer with Arlene Foster looking likely to top the poll.


First preference votes:

Michaela Boyle SF                                                               7,714

Barry Brown CISTA                                                            373

Tom Buchanan DUP                                                           9,064

Charlie Chittick TUV                                                          851

Alicia Clark UUP                                                                 3,654

Stephen Donnelly Alliance                                                1,252

Corey French IND                                                               98

Roger Lomas Cons                                                              27

Declan McAleer SF                                                             6,034

Sorcha McAnespy IND                                                       864

Ciaran McClean Green                                                       412

Daniel McCrossan SDLP                                                    6,283

Barry McElduff SF                                                               7,573

Roisin McMackin IND                                                        85

Susan Anne White IND                                                       41

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