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SHANNON, Jim

Democratic Unionist Party
 

Member for Strangford since 2010. Political career: DUP spokesperson for Human Rights since 2012; DUP Spokesperson for Health since 2010; DUP Spokesperson for Transport since 2010; Councillor, 1985-2010; Mayor, Ards Borough Council 1991-92; represented the DUP on the Northern Ireland Assembly 1998-2010. Special political interests: Farming, fishing, environment, Ulster-Scots, Scotland, USA. Education: Ballywalter Primary School, Coleraine Academical Institution. b: 1955 Banbridge, County Down. Married with three children.

 
  2010     2005  
DUP HOLD Votes % +/- % Votes %
DUP 14,926 45.9 -10.6 20,921 56.5
UCUP – New Force 9,050 27.8 6.5 7,872 21.3
Alliance Party 2,828 8.7 0.3 3,332 9.0
SDLP 2,164 6.7   2,496 6.7
Traditional Unionist 1,814 5.6      
Sinn Fein 1,161 3.6 1.0 949 2.6
Green 562 1.7      
Majority 5,876 18.1   13,049 35.2
Turnout 32,505 53.7 0.1 37,032 53.6
 
 
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