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

  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • SDLP
  • Sinn Féin
  • Sinn Féin

Results

Quota: 6,915
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Gerry Kelly Status Elected Stage 7 First Preference Votes 6,275 First Preference Votes Share 15.1%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Carál Ní Chuilín Status Elected Stage 7 First Preference Votes 5,929 First Preference Votes Share 14.3%
Party SDLP Candidate Nichola Mallon Status Elected Stage 7 First Preference Votes 5,431 First Preference Votes Share 13.1%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Paula Bradley Status Elected Stage 6 First Preference Votes 4,835 First Preference Votes Share 11.7%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate William Humphrey Status Elected Stage 6 First Preference Votes 4,418 First Preference Votes Share 10.6%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Nelson McCausland Status Eliminated Stage 5 First Preference Votes 4,056 First Preference Votes Share 9.8%
Party Alliance Party Candidate Nuala McAllister Status Eliminated Stage 7 First Preference Votes 3,487 First Preference Votes Share 8.4%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Robert Foster Status Eliminated Stage 4 First Preference Votes 2,418 First Preference Votes Share 5.8%
Party Progressive Unionist Party of NI Candidate Julie-Anne Corr-Johnston Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 2,053 First Preference Votes Share 4.9%
Party People Before Profit Alliance Candidate Fiona Ferguson Status Eliminated Stage 2 First Preference Votes 1,559 First Preference Votes Share 3.8%
Party Green Party Candidate Malachai O'Hara Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 711 First Preference Votes Share 1.7%
Party Workers Party Candidate Gemma Weir Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 248 First Preference Votes Share 0.6%
Party Independent Candidate Adam Millar Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 66 First Preference Votes Share 0.2%

Turnout

Turnout

61.8%

First preference vote share

Party %
Democratic Unionist Party 32.1
Sinn Féin 29.4
SDLP 13.1
Alliance Party 8.4
Ulster Unionist Party 5.8
OTHERS 11.2

First preference vote share change since 2016

−%
+%
Sinn Féin
+2.9
SDLP
+2.5
Alliance Party
+1.4
Democratic Unionist Party
−2.9
Other
−4.4

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
BBC

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. 💤😴

Five go to Stormont

North Belfast

Final result in Belfast North
BBC

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

Nesbitt transfer to SDLP idea was "mistake"

North Belfast

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

NI Assembly

Graphic
BBC

William Humphrey is the 70th MLA to be elected

Belfast North

Elected MLAs

6 out of 6 constituency seats

  • Sinn Féin
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • Democratic Unionist Party
  • SDLP
  • Sinn Féin

Results

Quota: 5,225
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Gerry Kelly Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 5,695 First Preference Votes Share 15.6%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Paula Bradley Status Elected Stage 11 First Preference Votes 4,591 First Preference Votes Share 12.6%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate William Humphrey Status Elected Stage 11 First Preference Votes 4,105 First Preference Votes Share 11.2%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Nelson McCausland Status Elected Stage 11 First Preference Votes 4,087 First Preference Votes Share 11.2%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Carál Ní Chuilín Status Elected Stage 11 First Preference Votes 4,009 First Preference Votes Share 11.0%
Party SDLP Candidate Nichola Mallon Status Elected Stage 11 First Preference Votes 3,866 First Preference Votes Share 10.6%
Party Alliance Party Candidate Nuala McAllister Status Eliminated Stage 11 First Preference Votes 2,569 First Preference Votes Share 7.0%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Lesley Carroll Status Eliminated Stage 10 First Preference Votes 1,972 First Preference Votes Share 5.4%
Party People before Profit Alliance Candidate Fiona Ferguson Status Eliminated Stage 9 First Preference Votes 1,286 First Preference Votes Share 3.5%
Party Progressive Unionist Party of NI Candidate Billy Hutchinson Status Eliminated Stage 8 First Preference Votes 1,238 First Preference Votes Share 3.4%
Party Green Candidate Malachai O'Hara Status Eliminated Stage 7 First Preference Votes 796 First Preference Votes Share 2.2%
Party UKIP Candidate Ken Boyle Status Eliminated Stage 6 First Preference Votes 751 First Preference Votes Share 2.1%
Party Traditional Unionist Voice Candidate John Miller Status Eliminated Stage 5 First Preference Votes 644 First Preference Votes Share 1.8%
Party Workers Party Candidate Gemma Weir Status Eliminated Stage 4 First Preference Votes 476 First Preference Votes Share 1.3%
Party Independent Candidate Fra Hughes Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 243 First Preference Votes Share 0.7%
Party NI Labour Representation Committee Candidate Abdo Thabeth Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 127 First Preference Votes Share 0.3%
Party Independent Candidate Tom Burns Status Eliminated Stage 2 First Preference Votes 87 First Preference Votes Share 0.2%
Party Northern Ireland First Candidate Geoff Dowey Status Eliminated Stage 2 First Preference Votes 32 First Preference Votes Share 0.1%
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