1983 General Election

Fermanagh and South Tyrone

UUP gain from Anti-H Block / Ken Maginnis
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 UUPMaginnis, Ken28,63047.6%+19.6%
 Sinn FéinCarron, Owen20,95434.8%N/A
 SDLPFlanagan, Rosemary9,92316.5%N/A
 Workers' PartyKettyles, David6491.1%N/A
Majority7,67612.8%N/A
Turnout60,15688.6%1.9%
Swing-7.6%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 9 April 1981 or 20 Aug 1981 by-elections
By-election held due to the MP's resignation to seek re-election with opposition to the Anglo-Irish Agreement
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 UUPMaginnis, Ken27,85749.7%+2.1%
 Sinn FéinCarron, Owen15,27827.2%N/A
 SDLPCurrie, Austin12,08121.5%+5%
 Workers' PartyKettyles, David8641.5%+0.4%
Majority12,57922.5%+9.7%
Turnout56,080INF%0%
Swing-12.55%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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