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Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
UK Results

After 650 of 650 seats

Belfast North

Parliamentary constituency
DUP HOLD DUP HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

DUP

Democratic Unionist Party

Nigel Dodds Votes 21,240 header_vote_share 46.2 Net percentage change in seats -0.8
Party

SF

Sinn Fein

John Finucane Votes 19,159 header_vote_share 41.7 Net percentage change in seats +7.8
Party

APNI

Alliance Party

Sam Nelson Votes 2,475 header_vote_share 5.4 Net percentage change in seats -1.9
Party

SDLP

Social Democratic & Labour Party

Martin McAuley Votes 2,058 header_vote_share 4.5 Net percentage change in seats -3.7
Party

GRN

Green Party

Malachai O'Hara Votes 644 header_vote_share 1.4 Net percentage change in seats +1.4
Party

WP

Workers Party

Gemma Weir Votes 360 header_vote_share 0.8 Net percentage change in seats -1.5

Turnout and DUP majority

DUP majority

2,081

Turnout

67.3%

Vote share

Party %
Democratic Unionist Party 46.2
Sinn Fein 41.7
Alliance Party 5.4
Social Democratic & Labour Party 4.5
Green Party 1.4
Workers Party 0.8

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Sinn Fein
+7.8
Green Party
+1.4
Democratic Unionist Party
-0.8
Workers Party
-1.5
Alliance Party
-1.9
Social Democratic & Labour Party
-3.7

Latest updates

Nigel Dodds holds his North Belfast seat

Nigel Dodds says ten DUP MPs will play a central role at Westminster

Belfast North: DUP hold

Election result
BBC

Three out of four in Belfast

For the first time ever the DUP now holds three out of four Belfast constituencies.

Gavin Robinson, Emma Little-Pengelly and Nigel Dodds speak to Tara Mills at the Titanic Centre
BBC

Gavin Robinson and Nigel Dodds were both returned for Belfast East and North, while Emma Little-Pengelly snatched Belfast South from the SDLP's Alasdair McDonnell.

A Foster hug as Dodds is returned in Belfast North

Arlene Foster congratulates party colleague Nigel Dodds with a hug
BBC

Nigel Dodds has been returned to Westminster to serve as MP for Belfast North. The Deputy leader of the DUP has held the seat since 2001.

Nigel Dodds returned for a fifth time in North Belfast

Nigel Dodds becomes the next DUP incumbent to hold onto their seat.

Nigel Dodds
BBC

Rain doesn't dampen the vote - especially in Fermanagh and S Tyrone!

Northern Ireland turnouts

Here are the final turnout figures for Northern Ireland - up across the board on the 2015 numbers.

Turnouts
BBC

Take a breath!

It's 1am and results are expected shortly from a couple of count centres.

Here's a look at where the parties stood in terms of seats back in 2015 - not long now before we find out who will be back in Westminster.

Pop the kettle on...

Results
BBC
DUP HOLD

Results

Democratic Unionist Party
, with candidate Nigel Dodds
, have the following results:
  • 19,096 total votes taken.
  • 47.0% share of the total vote
  • +7.0% change in share of the votes
Sinn Fein
, with candidate Gerry Kelly
, have the following results:
  • 13,770 total votes taken.
  • 33.9% share of the total vote
  • -0.1% change in share of the votes
Social Democratic & Labour Party
, with candidate Alban Maginness
, have the following results:
  • 3,338 total votes taken.
  • 8.2% share of the total vote
  • -4.1% change in share of the votes
Alliance Party
, with candidate Jason O'Neill
, have the following results:
  • 2,941 total votes taken.
  • 7.2% share of the total vote
  • +2.4% change in share of the votes
Workers Party
, with candidate Gemma Weir
, have the following results:
  • 919 total votes taken.
  • 2.3% share of the total vote
  • +2.3% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Fra Hughes
, have the following results:
  • 529 total votes taken.
  • 1.3% share of the total vote
  • +1.3% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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