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The final list of Candidates for the Westminster General Election 12 December has been published with six people contesting the one Newry and Armagh Seat. It's the second time this year we go to the polls with the local council elections back in May 2019.

The last election here was the local council elections in May 2019. Photograph: Columba O'Hare/ Newry.ie
The last election here was the local council elections in May 2019. Photograph: Columba O'Hare/ Newry.ie

The Candidates are Mickey Brady, Sinn Féin; Pete Byrne SDLP; Jackie Coade, Alliance; William Irwin, DUP; Martin Kelly, Aontú and Sam Nicholson, UUP.

It's the first time Aontú have fielded a candidate for Westminster in Newry and Armagh.

Four were candidates in the 2017 General Election with Justin McNulty not running this time.

Last time round in 2017 Mickey Brady was elected with 25,666 votes followed by William Irwin on 13,177; Justin McNulty on 9,055; Sam Nicholson on 4,425 and Jackie Coade on 1,256

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