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Excerpt from Ulster: A Brief Statement of FactThe map is an attempt to show graphically the political distribution of Ulster, based on the votes cast at the General Election of 1918. The space allotted to each minority is believed to beMoreExcerpt from Ulster: A Brief Statement of FactThe map is an attempt to show graphically the political distribution of Ulster, based on the votes cast at the General Election of 1918. The space allotted to each minority is believed to be approximately accurate, but it does not profess to show the exact limits within which the minorities are located. It, however, shows conclusively that there is no such thing as a homogeneous Unionist Ulster.The Sinn Fein and Irish Party votes have been counted together as Nationalist, and in Belfast the Independent Labour votes cast for Cromac and Pottinger Divisions were counted in the general Nationalist vote as Anti-Partitionist. All other Labour, Labour Unionist, and Independents in Belfast were counted with the Partitionist vote. If only the Irish Party and Sinn Fein votes are counted in the Belfast minority, the minority would be 16 per cent.- and if all votes outside the Official Unionist and Labour Unionist votes are counted in the minority, the anti-Partitionist minority in Belfast would be 33 per cent. In North Down the Independent vote was counted as Partitionist- East Down is counted as a Nationalist constituency, as a majority of Nationalist votes was cast in that constituency.The election figures yield the following interesting resultsIn seven constituencies, viz.: -North Donegal,West Donegal,South Donegal,West Cavan,East Cavan,South Monaghan,South Armagh,there was no Unionist vote cast.In one constituency only, North Down, there was no Nationalist vote cast.In four constituencies only, viz.: -East Antrim,South Antrim,Mid Down,West Down,of the thirteen Unionist constituencies outside Belfast is there a Nationalist minority of less than 20 per cent.The only solid bloc of Unionist votes cast was in North Down, where the Unionist and Independent votes amounted to 11,353.The only really solid bloc in Ulster is the Nationalist bloc in the North-West, West, and South-West.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully- any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.