1983 General Election

North Antrim

DUP hold / Ian Paisley
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 DUPPaisley, Ian23,92254.2%+2.5%
 UUPCoulter, Robert10,74924.3%+0.9%
 SDLPFarren, Sean6,19314%+6.6%
 Sinn FéinMcMahon, Pearse2,8606.5%N/A
 EcologySamuel, Malcolm4511%N/A
Majority13,17329.9%+1.6%
Turnout44,17569.8%5.5%
Swing+0.8%
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
 DUPPaisley, Ian33,93798.5%+44.3%
 For the Anglo-Irish AgreementBarry, Peter5151.5%N/A
Majority33,42297%+67.1%
Turnout34,452INF%0%
Swing+21.7%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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