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
  • Sinn Féin
  • Sinn Féin
  • Sinn Féin
  • Ulster Unionist Party

Results

Quota: 8,711
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Arlene Foster Status Elected Stage 2 First Preference Votes 8,479 First Preference Votes Share 16.2%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Michelle Gildernew Status Elected Stage 3 First Preference Votes 7,987 First Preference Votes Share 15.3%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Jemma Dolan Status Elected Stage 3 First Preference Votes 7,767 First Preference Votes Share 14.9%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Maurice Morrow Status Eliminated Stage 4 First Preference Votes 7,102 First Preference Votes Share 13.6%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Seán Lynch Status Elected Stage 4 First Preference Votes 6,254 First Preference Votes Share 12.0%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Rosemary Barton Status Elected Stage 4 First Preference Votes 6,060 First Preference Votes Share 11.6%
Party SDLP Candidate Richie McPhillips Status Eliminated Stage 2 First Preference Votes 5,134 First Preference Votes Share 9.8%
Party Alliance Party Candidate Noreen Campbell Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 1,437 First Preference Votes Share 2.7%
Party Traditional Unionist Voice Candidate Alex Elliott Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 780 First Preference Votes Share 1.5%
Party Cross Community Labour Alternative Candidate Donal O'Cofaigh Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 643 First Preference Votes Share 1.2%
Party Green Party Candidate Tanya Jones Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 550 First Preference Votes Share 1.1%
Party Conservatives Candidate Richard Dunn Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 70 First Preference Votes Share 0.1%

Turnout

Turnout

72.6%

First preference vote share

Party %
Sinn Féin 42.1
Democratic Unionist Party 29.8
Ulster Unionist Party 11.6
SDLP 9.8
Alliance Party 2.7
OTHERS 3.9

First preference vote share change since 2016

−%
+%
Sinn Féin
+2.2
SDLP
+1.3
Other
−1.1
Ulster Unionist Party
−1.2
Democratic Unionist Party
−2.8

Latest updates

Here's how NI's seats look so far..

State of play
BBC

Fermanagh & S Tyrone

Election Graphic
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Neighbours of man and woman found dead in house in Maguiresbridge say they are in shock.
Neighbours of a man and woman found dead in a house in County Fermanagh, say they are shocked.

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. 💤😴

Elected MLAs

6 out of 6 constituency seats

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

Results

Quota: 6,740
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Arlene Foster Status Elected Stage 1