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UK General Election 2010: Alliance Party Win Belfast East

In the first major shock of the 2010 UK General Election, the Alliance Party of Northern Ireland has won the seat in Belfast East – their first ever seat – from First Minister Peter Robinson of the DUP.

Belfast East 2010 General Election Result:

  • Naomi Long – Alliance Party – 12,839
  • Peter Robinson – Democratic Unionist Party – 11,306
  • Trevor Ringland – Ulster Conservatives and Unionists – New Force – 7,305
  • David Vance – Traditional Unionist Voice – 1,856
  • Niall Donnelly – Sinn Fein – 817
  • Mary Muldoon – Social Democratic & Labour Party – 365

The majority was 1,533 from a total of 34,488 votes cast – the Alliance Party picked up over 25% more votes than they gained in the 2005 election.

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