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Alex Maskey

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Alex Maskey was the Sinn Féin candidate in Belfast West in the 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Our volunteers have been adding information on Alex Maskey - here's everything we know so far!


Alex Maskey is an Irish politician who was the first member of Sinn Féin to serve as Belfast's Lord Mayor. He was Sinn Féin's longest sitting councillor and is currently an MLA for West Belfast as well as being a former councillor for the Laganbank area of Belfast.

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Born: 1952-01-08

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Previous elections

This candidate has previously stood for election in:

  • 2017: The 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly Election, as the Sinn Féin candidate for the Belfast West
  • 2016: The 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election, as the Sinn Féin candidate for the Belfast West

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