UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
UK Results

After 650 of 650 seats

Belfast West

Parliamentary constituency
SF HOLD SF HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

SF

Sinn Fein

Paul Maskey Votes 27,107 header_vote_share 66.7 Net percentage change in seats +12.5
Party

DUP

Democratic Unionist Party

Frank McCoubrey Votes 5,455 header_vote_share 13.4 Net percentage change in seats +5.6
Party

PBP

People Before Profit

Gerry Carroll Votes 4,132 header_vote_share 10.2 Net percentage change in seats -9.1
Party

SDLP

Social Democratic & Labour Party

Tim Attwood Votes 2,860 header_vote_share 7.0 Net percentage change in seats -2.8
Party

APNI

Alliance Party

Sorcha Eastwood Votes 731 header_vote_share 1.8 Net percentage change in seats 0.0
Party

WP

Workers Party

Conor Campbell Votes 348 header_vote_share 0.9 Net percentage change in seats -0.8

Turnout and SF majority

SF majority

21,652

Turnout

65.1%

Vote share

Party %
Sinn Fein 66.7
Democratic Unionist Party 13.4
People Before Profit 10.2
Social Democratic & Labour Party 7.0
Alliance Party 1.8
Workers Party 0.9

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Sinn Fein
+12.5
Democratic Unionist Party
+5.6
Alliance Party
+0.0
Workers Party
-0.8
Social Democratic & Labour Party
-2.8
People Before Profit
-9.1

Latest updates

Paul Maskey condemns Milltown Cemetery fire
The MP condemns the arson attack at Milltown Cemetery, saying parents need to know where their children are.

Paul Maskey condemns cemetery fire

Paul Maskey condemns Milltown Cemetery fire
Paul Maskey MP condemns the fire at Milltown Cemetery and says parents need to know where their children are.
Security at Milltown Cemetery under review after fire
The gates of west Belfast's Milltown Cemetery were set alight by youths on Friday night.

Cemetery review after gates set alight

Security at Milltown Cemetery under review after fire
West Belfast's Milltown cemetery gates were set alight by youths on Friday night.

Rain doesn't dampen the vote - especially in Fermanagh and S Tyrone!

Northern Ireland turnouts

Here are the final turnout figures for Northern Ireland - up across the board on the 2015 numbers.

Turnouts
BBC

Belfast West in numbers: Sinn Féin hold

Election result
BBC
SF HOLD

Results

Sinn Fein
, with candidate Paul Maskey
, have the following results:
  • 19,163 total votes taken.
  • 54.2% share of the total vote
  • -16.8% change in share of the votes
People Before Profit
, with candidate Gerry Carroll
, have the following results:
  • 6,798 total votes taken.
  • 19.2% share of the total vote
  • +19.2% change in share of the votes
Social Democratic & Labour Party
, with candidate Alex Attwood
, have the following results:
  • 3,475 total votes taken.
  • 9.8% share of the total vote
  • -6.5% change in share of the votes
Democratic Unionist Party
, with candidate Frank McCoubrey
, have the following results:
  • 2,773 total votes taken.
  • 7.8% share of the total vote
  • +0.3% change in share of the votes
Ulster Unionist Party
, with candidate Bill Manwaring
, have the following results:
  • 1,088 total votes taken.
  • 3.1% share of the total vote
  • 0.0% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Brian Higginson
, have the following results:
  • 765 total votes taken.
  • 2.2% share of the total vote
  • +2.2% change in share of the votes
Alliance Party
, with candidate Gerard Catney
, have the following results:
  • 636 total votes taken.
  • 1.8% share of the total vote
  • -0.1% change in share of the votes
Workers Party
, with candidate John Lowry
, have the following results:
  • 597 total votes taken.
  • 1.7% share of the total vote
  • +1.7% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Paul Shea
, have the following results:
  • 34 total votes taken.
  • 0.1% share of the total vote
  • +0.1% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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