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

  • Alliance Party
  • Alliance Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Ulster Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party

Results

Quota: 6,727
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Alliance Party Candidate Naomi Long Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 7,610 First Preference Votes Share 18.9%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Joanne Bunting Status Elected Stage 9 First Preference Votes 6,007 First Preference Votes Share 14.9%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Andy Allen Status Elected Stage 9 First Preference Votes 5,275 First Preference Votes Share 13.1%
Party Alliance Party Candidate Chris Lyttle Status Elected Stage 8 First Preference Votes 5,059 First Preference Votes Share 12.5%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Robin Newton Status Elected Stage 11 First Preference Votes 4,729 First Preference Votes Share 11.7%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate David Douglas Status Eliminated Stage 11 First Preference Votes 4,431 First Preference Votes Share 11.0%
Party Progressive Unionist Party of NI Candidate John Kyle Status Eliminated Stage 8 First Preference Votes 2,658 First Preference Votes Share 6.6%
Party Green Party Candidate Georgina Milne Status Eliminated Stage 7 First Preference Votes 1,447 First Preference Votes Share 3.6%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Mairéad O'Donnell Status Eliminated Stage 6 First Preference Votes 1,173 First Preference Votes Share 2.9%
Party Traditional Unionist Voice Candidate Andrew Girvin Status Eliminated Stage 5 First Preference Votes 917 First Preference Votes Share 2.3%
Party Cross Community Labour Alternative Candidate Courtney Robinson Status Eliminated Stage 4 First Preference Votes 442 First Preference Votes Share 1.1%
Party Conservatives Candidate Sheila Bodel Status Eliminated Stage 4 First Preference Votes 275 First Preference Votes Share 0.7%
Party SDLP Candidate Séamus de Faoite Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 250 First Preference Votes Share 0.6%
Party Independent Candidate Jordy McKeag Status Eliminated Stage 2 First Preference Votes 84 First Preference Votes Share 0.2%

Turnout

Turnout

63.0%

First preference vote share

Party %
Democratic Unionist Party 37.6
Alliance Party 31.4
Ulster Unionist Party 13.1
Progressive Unionist Party of NI 6.6
Green Party 3.6
OTHERS 7.8

First preference vote share change since 2016

−%
+%
Alliance Party
+2.7
Ulster Unionist Party
+1.9
Progressive Unionist Party of NI
+1.8
Democratic Unionist Party
+0.9
Other
−5.1

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. 💤😴

Belfast East count comes to a close

Belfast East

The East Belfast MLAs
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East Belfast; South Belfast

Elected MLAs

6 out of 6 constituency seats

  • Alliance Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Ulster Unionist Party
  • Alliance Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party

Results

Quota: 5,311
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Democratic Unionist Party