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
  • SDLP
  • Sinn Féin
  • Sinn Féin

Results

Quota: 9,154
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate William Irwin Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 9,760 First Preference Votes Share 17.8%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Cathal Boylan Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 9,197 First Preference Votes Share 16.7%
Party SDLP Candidate Justin McNulty Status Elected Stage 2 First Preference Votes 8,983 First Preference Votes Share 16.4%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Megan Fearon Status Elected Stage 2 First Preference Votes 8,881 First Preference Votes Share 16.2%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Conor Murphy Status Elected Stage 3 First Preference Votes 8,454 First Preference Votes Share 15.4%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Danny Kennedy Status Eliminated Stage 3 First Preference Votes 7,256 First Preference Votes Share 13.2%
Party Alliance Party Candidate Jackie Coade Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 1,418 First Preference Votes Share 2.6%
Party Citizens Independent Social Thought Alliance Candidate Emmet Crossan Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 704 First Preference Votes Share 1.3%
Party Green Party Candidate Rowan Tunnicliffe Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 265 First Preference Votes Share 0.5%

Turnout

Turnout

69.4%

First preference vote share

Party %
Sinn Féin 48.3
Democratic Unionist Party 17.8
SDLP 16.4
Ulster Unionist Party 13.2
Alliance Party 2.6
OTHERS 1.8

First preference vote share change since 2016

−%
+%
Sinn Féin
+7.4
Alliance Party
+1.5
Democratic Unionist Party
+1.0
Ulster Unionist Party
−0.9
SDLP
−1.9

Latest updates

Here's how NI's seats are looking... one to go

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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.

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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

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Kennedy 'humbled' by messages of support

Newry & Armagh

Here's how things are looking

NI Assembly

Phew! Things are moving very fast here, so let's pause and see how the parties are doing...

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State of play: Done and dusted in four

Four constituencies have declared:

  • East Antrim
  • Fermanagh & South Tyrone
  • Newry & Armagh
  • Belfast West

53 seats declared out of 90. 14 constituencies to complete.

Elected MLAs

6 out of 6 constituency seats

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

Results

Quota: 6,817
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate William Irwin Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 7,980 First Preference Votes Share 16.7%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Megan Fearon Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 6,838 First Preference Votes Share 14.3%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Cathal Boylan Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 6,822 First Preference Votes Share 14.3%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Conor Murphy Status Elected Stage 9 First Preference Votes 5,854 First Preference Votes Share 12.3%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Danny Kennedy Status Elected Stage 8