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Fermanagh and Tyrone (UK Parliament constituency)

BoundariesEdit

The constituency was formed from the constituencies of Fermanagh North, Fermanagh South, Tyrone North-East, Tyrone North-West and Tyrone South. It covered County Fermanagh and County Tyrone in Northern Ireland, within which it was the only constituency to regularly elect Nationalist MPs. It was abolished in 1950. Much of the constituency then became Fermanagh and South Tyrone, the remainder part of Mid Ulster.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Nationalist MPs were elected in every general election and by-election held in the constituency, except for the 1924 general election, when no Nationalist stood and two Ulster Unionists defeated two Sinn Féin candidates.

Election MP Party MP Party
1922 Thomas Harbison Nationalist Cahir Healy Nationalist
1924 James Pringle UUP Charles Fausset Falls UUP
1929 Thomas Harbison Nationalist Joseph Devlin Nationalist
1931(b) Cahir Healy Nationalist
1934(b) Joseph Francis Stewart Nationalist
1935 Patrick Cunningham Nationalist Anthony Mulvey Nationalist
1950 constituency abolished

ElectionsEdit

General Election 1945: Fermanagh and Tyrone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Patrick Cunningham 55,373 27.3 + 1.1
Nationalist Anthony Mulvey 55,144 27.1 + 1.0
UUP Thomas Lyons 46,392 22.8 - 1.2
UUP Noreen Cooper 46,260 22.8 - 0.9
Majority 8,752
Turnout
Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 1935: Fermanagh and Tyrone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Patrick Cunningham 50,891 26.2 - 0.3
Nationalist Anthony Mulvey 50,603 26.1 - 0.3
UUP Roland Deane 46,625 24.0 + 0.4
UUP John Blakiston-Houston 46,000 23.7 + 0.2
Majority 3,078
Turnout
Nationalist hold Swing
Fermanagh and Tyrone by-election, 1934
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Joseph Francis Stewart 28,790 61.4 N/A
Independent Nationalist Dominick McCrossan 18,809 38.6 N/A
Majority 10,701
Turnout
Nationalist hold Swing N/A
General Election 1931: Fermanagh and Tyrone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Joseph Devlin 50,650 26.5 N/A
Nationalist Cahir Healy 50,603 26.1 N/A
UUP Hugh Irwin 45,101 23.6 N/A
UUP Ynyr Burges 44,921 23.5 N/A
Majority 5,502
Turnout
Nationalist hold Swing
Fermanagh and Tyrone by-election, 1931
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Cahir Healy unopposed N/A N/A
Nationalist hold Swing N/A
General Election 1929: Fermanagh and Tyrone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Joseph Devlin unopposed N/A N/A
Nationalist Thomas Harbison unopposed N/A N/A
Nationalist gain from UUP Swing N/A
General Election 1924: Fermanagh and Tyrone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UUP Charles Falls 44,716 43.5 + 20.4
UUP James Pringle 44,711 43.4 + 20.3
Sinn Féin Michael McCartan 6,812 6.6 N/A
Sinn Féin Thomas Corrigan 6,685 6.5 N/A
Majority 37,899
Turnout
UUP gain from Nationalist Swing
General Election 1923: Fermanagh and Tyrone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Thomas Harbison 44,003 27.0 0.0
Nationalist Cahir Healy 43,668 26.8 0.0
UUP James Pringle 37,733 23.1 0.0
UUP Charles Falls 37,682 23.1 0.0
Majority 5,935
Turnout
Nationalist hold Swing
General Election 1922: Fermanagh and Tyrone
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Nationalist Thomas Harbison 45,236 27.0 N/A
Nationalist Cahir Healy 44,817 26.8 N/A
UUP James Pringle 38,640 23.1 N/A
UUP William James Allen 38,589 23.1 N/A
Majority 6,177 N/A
Turnout N/A
Nationalist hold Swing N/A

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