#AE11 Open Thread: Fermanagh and South Tyrone (#fst11)

Okay, today we drift on from North Antrim to Fermanagh and South Tyrone. There’s a little something in this for the four main parties (it’s too far west for the Alliance and Greens to have any skin in this most westerly game).

How will the SDLP vote hold up after Sinn Fein’s successful big heave against the single Unionist candidate last May? Has Tom Elliot energised his local association to stem the turning tide of traditional UUers who’ve been steadily drifting to the DUP in Lord Brookeborough’s rather large and rural backyard (leave aside the last Duke of Westminster).

Sammy Morse’s 2007 profile

– And the ‘Dreary Steeples edition’ from Splintered Sunrise last year…

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