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Green Party's John Barry elected to North Down council

24 May 2014 Last updated at 12:18 BST

The Green Party's John Barry has been elected in Holywood and Clandeboye DEA for the new North Down and Ards Council.

He received 916 first preference votes and was elected on the 5th count.

Dr Barry told the BBC's Julie McCullough he had enjoyed campaigning even though he had been bitten by a dog.