1983 General Election

Mid Ulster

DUP gain from United Ulster Unionist / William McCrea
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 DUPMcCrea, William16,17430%N/A
 Sinn FéinMorrison, Danny16,09629.9%N/A
 SDLPHaughey, Denis12,04422.4%-7%
 UUPThompson, William7,06613.1%N/A
 AllianceLogan, Aidan1,7353.2%-2.1%
 Workers' PartyOwens, Tommy7661.4%N/A
Majority780.1%N/A
Turnout53,88184.3%3.9%
Swing+29.95%
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
 DUPMcCrea, William23,69546.1%+16.1%
 Sinn FéinMorrison, Danny13,99827.2%N/A
 SDLPColton, Adrian13,02125.3%+2.9%
 Workers' PartyOwens, Thomas6911.3%-0.1%
Majority9,69718.9%+18.8%
Turnout51,405INF%0%
Swing-5.55%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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