Tag: elections

  • Belfast Elects Liberal MP. Lanyon and Tories Defeated.

    Belfast Elects Liberal MP. Lanyon and Tories Defeated.

    Liberal Thomas McClure elected as Belfast MP -Charles Lanyon Loses Seat Conservatives lose 5 out of 6 Borough seats Many contemporary writers concluded that the Ulster Borough Elections of 1868 marked a significant change in voting patterns in Ulster. The conservative party which had previously held all eleven Borough seats lost five of the six […]

  • Three Polls on One Day is Not On

    Three Polls on One Day is Not On

    Brian Wilson MLA says that the announcement by the BBC that the referendum on the alternative vote system will be held on the 5 May 2011 means that the Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland must look again at the date for the Northern Ireland Assembly elections. At present the local government elections and the […]