Northern Ireland Results

Northern Ireland Assembly Results
Party Democratic Unionist Party Sinn Féin SDLP Ulster Unionist Party Alliance Party Other
Seats 28 27 12 10 8 5

After 90 of 90 seats About these resultsResults in full

Latest headlines

  1. Overall turnout: 64.8%
  2. Counting complete in all 18 constituencies
  3. DUP remain largest party, but only one seat ahead of Sinn Féin
  4. Sinn Féin first preference vote share rises by almost 4 percentage points

Elected Members of the Legislative Assembly

5 out of 5 constituency seats

  • Sinn Féin
  • Ulster Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Traditional Unionist Voice

Results

Quota: 8,016
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Philip McGuigan Status Elected Stage 6 First Preference Votes 7,600 First Preference Votes Share 15.8%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Paul Frew Status Elected Stage 7 First Preference Votes 6,975 First Preference Votes Share 14.5%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Mervyn Storey Status Elected Stage 7 First Preference Votes 6,857 First Preference Votes Share 14.3%
Party Traditional Unionist Voice Candidate Jim Allister Status Elected Stage 7 First Preference Votes 6,214 First Preference Votes Share 12.9%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Robin Swann Status Elected Stage 6 First Preference Votes 6,022 First Preference Votes Share 12.5%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Phillip Logan Status Eliminated Stage 7 First Preference Votes 5,708 First Preference Votes Share 11.9%
Party SDLP Candidate Connor Duncan Status Eliminated Stage 5 First Preference Votes 3,519 First Preference Votes Share 7.3%
Party Alliance Party Candidate Patricia O'Lynn Status Eliminated Stage 4 First Preference Votes 2,616 First Preference Votes Share 5.4%
Party Traditional Unionist Voice Candidate Timothy Gaston Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 1,505 First Preference Votes Share 3.1%
Party Green Party Candidate Mark Bailey Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 530 First Preference Votes Share 1.1%
Party Independent Candidate Monica Digney Status Eliminated Stage 2 First Preference Votes 435 First Preference Votes Share 0.9%
Party Independent Candidate Adam McBride Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 113 First Preference Votes Share 0.2%

Turnout

Turnout

63.2%

First preference vote share

Party %
Democratic Unionist Party 40.6
Traditional Unionist Voice 16.0
Sinn Féin 15.8
Ulster Unionist Party 12.5
SDLP 7.3
OTHERS 7.7

First preference vote share change since 2016

−%
+%
Sinn Féin
+2.9
Ulster Unionist Party
+1.8
Other
−0.1
Traditional Unionist Voice
−1.9
Democratic Unionist Party
−2.4

Latest updates

That's all folks, goodnight

NI Assembly election

Well it's been a long, but very exciting, day here on our election results live page. All 90 seats have now been filled.

Count
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There'll be another live page tomorrow with a round-up of reaction from 09:00. Meantime, we're off to get some well-deserved sleep. Goodnight. 💤😴

Six seats left, and it's not even midnight

NI Assembly election

Its shaping up to be the closest Assembly election in history. There's only six seats left to declare and we're hoping it won't be too long before it's over. (We're crossing everything, here)

Bird's eye view
Press Eye

Phillip Logan only sitting candidate to lose seat

North Antrim

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BBC

We can't quite believe it - but there are only 15 more seats to fill

NI Assembly

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That's a wrap from North Antrim

North Antrim

'God save the Queen' brings the North Antrim vote to a close.

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Round of applause for Phillip Logan who lost his seat

North Antrim

Elected MLAs

6 out of 6 constituency seats

  • Traditional Unionist Voice
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Sinn Féin
  • Ulster Unionist Party

Results

Quota: 5,857
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Paul Frew Status Elected Stage 8 First Preference Votes 5,429 First Preference Votes Share 13.2%
Party Traditional Unionist Voice Candidate Jim Allister Status Elected Stage 7 First Preference Votes 5,399 First Preference Votes Share 13.2%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Mervyn Storey Status Elected Stage 9 First Preference Votes 5,382 First Preference Votes Share 13.1%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Daithí McKay Status Elected Stage 10 First Preference Votes 5,297 First Preference Votes Share 12.9%