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

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

Results

Quota: 8,234
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Sinéad Ennis Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 10,256 First Preference Votes Share 20.8%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Chris Hazzard Status Elected Stage 1 First Preference Votes 8,827 First Preference Votes Share 17.9%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Jim Wells Status Elected Stage 5 First Preference Votes 7,786 First Preference Votes Share 15.8%
Party SDLP Candidate Sinéad Bradley Status Elected Stage 3 First Preference Votes 7,323 First Preference Votes Share 14.8%
Party SDLP Candidate Colin McGrath Status Elected Stage 7 First Preference Votes 5,110 First Preference Votes Share 10.3%
Party Alliance Party Candidate Patrick Brown Status Eliminated Stage 7 First Preference Votes 4,535 First Preference Votes Share 9.2%
Party Ulster Unionist Party Candidate Harold McKee Status Eliminated Stage 4 First Preference Votes 4,172 First Preference Votes Share 8.4%
Party Traditional Unionist Voice Candidate Lyle Rea Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 630 First Preference Votes Share 1.3%
Party Green Party Candidate Hannah George Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 483 First Preference Votes Share 1.0%
Party Independent Candidate Patrick Clarke Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 192 First Preference Votes Share 0.4%
Party Conservatives Candidate Gary Hynds Status Eliminated Stage 1 First Preference Votes 85 First Preference Votes Share 0.2%

Turnout

Turnout

66.2%

First preference vote share

Party %
Sinn Féin 38.6
SDLP 25.2
Democratic Unionist Party 15.8
Alliance Party 9.2
Ulster Unionist Party 8.4
OTHERS 2.8

First preference vote share change since 2016

−%
+%
Sinn Féin
+7.6
Alliance Party
+3.8
Democratic Unionist Party
+3.5
Ulster Unionist Party
−0.0
SDLP
−6.3

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Hello and welcome

Hello and welcome to BBC News NI's coverage of the general election results. The polls are about to close and we're about to get started.

Polling station
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We'll be here with you right through the night - until the very last vote has been counted and we have all our MPs confirmed.

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

And that's all from South Down

South Down

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

NI Assembly

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Politics just isn't fair, is it?

Lagan Valley; South Down

Elected MLAs

6 out of 6 constituency seats

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

Results

Quota: 5,868
Summary results
Party Candidate Status Stage First Preference Votes Percentage of first preference votes
Party SDLP Candidate Sinead Bradley Status Elected Stage 6 First Preference Votes 5,059 First Preference Votes Share 12.3%
Party Sinn Féin Candidate Chris Hazzard Status Elected Stage 6 First Preference Votes 5,045 First Preference Votes Share 12.3%
Party Democratic Unionist Party Candidate Jim Wells Status Elected Stage 3 First Preference Votes 5,033 First Preference Votes Share 12.3%
Party SDLP Candidate Colin McGrath Status Elected Stage 8