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European election 2019: Who are the runners and riders?

BBC's Mark Simpson tells us what we can expect from today's European election count in Northern Ireland.

Voters went to the polls on Thursday to decide who would represent them in the European Parliament.

A total of 1,278,951 people were eligible to vote, according to the Electoral Office for Northern Ireland.

Eleven candidates are competing to become one of NI's three members of the European Parliament (MEPs) in Brussels and Strasbourg.

  • 27 May 2019