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
  • SDLP

Results

Quota: 8,280
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Michelle O'Neill Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 10,258 First Preference Votes Share 20.6%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Keith Buchanan Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 9,568 First Preference Votes Share 19.3%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Ian Milne Status Elected Stage 2 First Preference Votes 8,143 First Preference Votes Share 16.4%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Linda Dillon Status Elected Stage 2 First Preference Votes 7,806 First Preference Votes Share 15.7%
Party SDLP Candidate Patsy McGlone Status Elected Stage 5 First Preference Votes 6,419 First Preference Votes Share 12.9%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Sandra Overend Status Eliminated Stage 5 First Preference Votes 4,516 First Preference Votes Share 9.1%
Party Traditional Unionist Voice Candidate Hannah Loughrin Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 1,244 First Preference Votes Share 2.5%
Party Alliance Party Candidate Fay Watson Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 1,017 First Preference Votes Share 2.0%
Party Independent Candidate Hugh McCloy Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 247 First Preference Votes Share 0.5%
Party Green Party Candidate Stefan Taylor Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 243 First Preference Votes Share 0.5%
Party Workers Party Candidate Hugh Scullion Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 217 First Preference Votes Share 0.4%

Turnout

Turnout

72.4%

First preference vote share

Party %
Sinn Féin 52.8
Democratic Unionist Party 19.3
SDLP 12.9
Ulster Unionist Party 9.1
Traditional Unionist Voice 2.5
OTHERS 3.5

First preference vote share change since 2016

−%
+%
Sinn Féin
+6.1
Democratic Unionist Party
+1.1
Other
+0.1
SDLP
−2.3
Ulster Unionist Party
−2.8

Latest updates

At the scene

Mid Ulster District Council

There are some very fast counters in Mid Ulster.

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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

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

NI Assembly

Graphic
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The line-up in Mid Ulster

Mid Ulster

Graphic
BBC

But UUP's Sandra Overend loses her seat

Mid Ulster

Sandra Overend
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Elected MLAs

6 out of 6 constituency seats

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

Results

Quota: 5,822
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Ian Milne Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 7,035 First Preference Votes Share 17.3%
Party SDLP Candidate Patsy McGlone Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 6,209 First Preference Votes Share 15.2%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Michelle O'Neill Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 6,147 First Preference Votes Share 15.1%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Linda Dillon Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 5,833 First Preference Votes Share 14.3%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Sandra Overend Status Elected Stage 9 First Preference Votes 4,862 First Preference Votes Share 11.9%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Ian McCrea Status Eliminated Stage 10 First Preference Votes