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Election results Northern Ireland first preference count - West Belfast, South Down, Fermanagh and South Tyrone, Antrim East, Mid Ulster, Antrim South, Lagan Valley, South Belfast, Foyle, Londonderry East, Strangford - party share of the vote and eliminations

Published 06/05/2016

First Minister Arlene Foster (DUP) with party colleague Lord Maurice Morrow celebrate their victory in Fermanagh South Tyrone as part of The Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2016 at Omagh Leisure Centre.
First Minister Arlene Foster (DUP) with party colleague Lord Maurice Morrow celebrate their victory in Fermanagh South Tyrone as part of The Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2016 at Omagh Leisure Centre.
First Minister Arlene Foster at the election count in Omagh. Picture by John McVitty / Press Eye
Catherine Seeley (left) and John O'Dowd (right) of Sinn Fein celebrate their re-election as counting of votes continues at Banbridge Leisure centre for Upper Bann constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. : Niall Carson/PA Wire
Catherine Seeley and John O'Dowd of Sinn Fein celebrate their re-election as counting of votes continues at Banbridge Leisure centre for Upper Bann constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Sinn Fein's John O'Dowd (left) waits as the counting of votes continues for the Upper Bann constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections at Banbridge Leisure centre in County Down. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 - The assembly election count for Upper Bann continues into it's second day today in Bainbridge Leisure centre, with four seats left to be filled. Pictured: Sinn Fein candidate John O'Dowd pictured deep in thought at the second day of the count in Banbrigde. Picture by Philip Magowan / Press Eye.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 - The assembly election count for Upper Bann continues into it's second day today in Bainbridge Leisure centre, with four seats left to be filled. Pictured: Ulster Unionist candidate Joanne Dobson has been elected after stage nine, and celebrates with friends, family, and party colleagues. Picture by Philip Magowan / Press Eye.
Richie McPhillips of the SDLP (second left) celebrates being elected in the constituency of Fermanagh & South Tyrone as counting continues at the Omagh count centre in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections.Brian Lawless/PA Wire
Ulster Unionist Jo Anne Dobson celebrates election in Upper Bann with son Mark. Michael McHugh/PA Wire
Rosemary Barton of the UUP celebrates being elected in the constituency of Fermanagh & South Tyrone as counting continues at the Omagh count centre in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Brian Lawless/PA Wire
Press Eye - Valley Leisure Centre - Count Centre - 7th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan Stewart Dickson, Alliance, elected. The count continues for the second day at the Valley Leisure Centre for East Antrim.
DUP leader Arlene Foster MLA for Fermanagh and South Tyrone makes time for a quick cup of tea as counting continues at the Omagh count centre in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Brian Lawless/PA Wire
Rosemary Barton (UUP) being congratulated by Tom Elliott, MP during The Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2016 at Omagh Leisure Centre. picture by John McVitty / Press Eye
Daniel McCrossan (SDLP) elected West Tyrone as part of The Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2016 at Omagh Leisure Centre. picture by John McVitty / Press Eye
Press Eye - Valley Leisure Centre - Count Centre - 7th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan Returning officer Janet Goodall announces Stewart Dickson, Alliance, elected. The count continues for the second day at the Valley Leisure Centre for East Antrim.
Press Eye - Valley Leisure Centre - Count Centre - 7th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan The count continues for the second day at the Valley Leisure Centre for East Antrim.
Press Eye - Valley Leisure Centre - Count Centre - 7th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan (L-R) Daragh Monaghan, Noel Williams, Sandra Dickson and Stewart Dickson. Stewart Dickson elected. The count continues for the second day at the Valley Leisure Centre for East Antrim.
First Minister Arlene Foster (DUP) arriving today Saturday for The Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2016 at Omagh Leisure Centre. picture by John McVitty / Press Eye
Daniel McCrossan (SDLP) elected West Tyrone as part of The Northern Ireland Assembly Election 2016 at Omagh Leisure Centre. picture by John McVitty / Press Eye
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 6th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye DUP's Simon Hamilton, after being successful elected for Strangford at the Assembly Elections at the Aurora Leisure Centre, Bangor. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
(left to right) Pundit Paul McFadden, SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood and People Before Profits Eamonn McCann share a joke at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry, as counting of votes continues in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Newly elected DUP MLA's for Belfast South, Emma Little Pengelly and Christopher Stalford celebrate their victory at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Newly elected DUP MLA for Belfast South, Emma Little Pengelly speaks at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Newly elected DUP MLA for Belfast South, Christopher Stalford speaks at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Alliance Party's Paula Bradshaw celebrates after become the MLA for Belfast South at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, during the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Newly elected MLA SDLP candidate for the Belfast West Claire Hanna, (centre) celebrates with supporters at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Sinn Fein candidate for Belfast West Pat Sheehan speaks with media after being returned for another term during the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Sinn Fein candidate Martin McGuinness is interviewed outside the Foyle Arena in Londonderry, as counting of votes continues in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan UUP's David Trimble(left) at the count. The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates.
Sinn Fein candidate Martin McGuinness is interviewed at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry, as counting of votes continues in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
@Press Eye Ltd Northern Ireland- 6th May 2016 Mandatory Credit -Brian Little/Presseye Ulster Unionist Leader Mike Nesbitt success on the first count for Strangford for the Assembly Elections at the Aurora Leisure Centre, Bangor. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry, as counting of votes continues in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan Trevor Lunn with Amanda Grehan. The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates.
Michelle Gildernew (Sinn Fein), who was elected in the Fermanagh South Tyrone count at Omagh Leisure Centre. picture by John McVitty / Press Eye
Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan Harold McKee, elected with Jim Wells. The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Emma Little-Pengelly, DUP at Titanic exhibition Centre in Belfast. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Sinn Fein candidate Martin McGuinness is interviewed outside the Foyle Arena in Londonderry, as counting of votes continues in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams with party colleagues at Titanic exhibition Centre in Belfast. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
A party activists wears a DUP rosette at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry, as counting of votes continues in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Sinn Féin leader Gerry Adams with party colleagues at Titanic exhibition Centre in Belfast. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Gerry Carroll, People Before Profit Alliance looks at his portrait after being elected in West Belfast at Titanic exhibition Centre in Belfast. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Arlene Foster, relaxing after being elected in Fermanagh and South Tyrone. picture by John McVitty, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh / Press Eye
Gary Middleton of the DUP is kissed by his wife Julie after election in Foyle, as counting of votes continues in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PA
Alliance Party's candidate for east Belfast Naomi Long is congratulated after it is announced she has made the quota. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Emma Little-Pengelly, DUP at Titanic exhibition Centre in Belfast. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 - The assembly election count for Newry and Armagh takes place in Banbridge Leisure Centre. Pictured: DUP Upper Bann Candidate Sydney Anderson is elected into the Assembly after the second count. Picture by Philip Magowan / Press Eye.
Alastair Patterson (UUP) at the Election Count at Omagh Leisure Centre. Picture by John McVitty / Press Eye
George Robinson of the DUP (centre blue suit) is elected an MLA for East Londonderry as counting of votes continues at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PA
Sinn Fein candidate Martin McGuinness arrives at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry, as counting of votes continues in the the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PA
The assembly election count for Newry and Armagh takes place in Banbridge Leisure Centre. Pictured: DUP Upper Bann candidate Carla Lockhart topped the poll on the first count with a total of 7993 votes. Picture by Philip Magowan / Press Eye.
Martin McGuinness arrives the Foyle Count in the Foyle Arena in Derry. Picture Martin McKeown. Inpresspics.com.
Alex Easton, DUP after being successful on the first count for North Down for the Assembly Elections at the Aurora Leisure Centre, Bangor. Picture by Brian Little/Presseye
Vote counters distribute surplus votes during the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections count at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Mairtin O Muilleoir, Sinn Fein candidate for Belfast South, applauds the news that he has been elected as an MLA during the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Maurice Bradley of the DUP (centre) celebrates his election as an MLA for East Londonderry, as the counting of votes continues at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry in the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Niall Carson/PA Wire
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 DUP's Ian Paisley Jnr at the North Antrim count, held in Ballymena.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Sinn Fein's Daithi McKay at the Ballymena count.
DUP leader Arlene Foster (L) gives a victory sign alongside DUP chairman and fellow candidate Lord Morrow (R) after being elected at the Northern Ireland Assembly count at Omagh Leisure on May 6, 2016 in Omagh, Northern Ireland. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)
Mairtn î Muilleoir, Sinn Fein candidate for Belfast South, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Liam McBurney/PA Wire
PACEMAKER PRESS 06/05/2016. 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Votes are counted at Omagh Leisure centre as Voters took to the polls across Northern Ireland. Pictured is DUP leader Arlene Foster with Lord Morrow. PICTURE MARK MARLOW/PACEMAKER PRESS
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Gerry Carroll, People Before Profit Alliance is elected in West Belfast at Titanic exhibition Centre in Belfast. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. Pic Colm Lenaghan/Pacemaker
OMAGH, NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 06: DUP leader Arlene Foster jokes as she attempts to take a photograph of a party colleague after being elected at the Northern Ireland Assembly count at Omagh Leisure on May 6, 2016 in Omagh, Northern Ireland. Two hundred and seventy six candidates are contesting 108 seats across the province. The Democratic Unionist Party are predicted to return as the largest political party in the province with Arlene Foster also returned as First Minister of the power sharing government with Sinn Fein the second largest party. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)
OMAGH, NORTHERN IRELAND - MAY 06: DUP leader Arlene Foster (C) celebrates with party members after being elected at the Northern Ireland Assembly count at Omagh Leisure on May 6, 2016 in Omagh, Northern Ireland. Two hundred and seventy six candidates are contesting 108 seats across the province. The Democratic Unionist Party are predicted to return as the largest political party in the province with Arlene Foster also returned as First Minister of the power sharing government with Sinn Fein the second largest party. (Photo by Charles McQuillan/Getty Images)
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. People Before Profit Alliance candidate Gerry Carroll celebrates after it is announced he has made the quota to be elected an MLA. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Alex Maskey (centre) of Sinn Fein is congratulated by fellow candidate Pat Sheehan (left) and his brother Paul Maskey (right) after being elected as MLA for Belfast West, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Friday May 6, 2016. See PA story ULSTER Election. Photo credit should read: Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. Sinn Fein candidate for south Belfast Máirtín Ó Muilleoir pictured at the count. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: North Down & Strangford counts in Aurora Leisure Complex in Bangor. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. The Alliance Party's David Ford looks over the numbers during the count. Picture By: Matthew Bohill Pacemaker.
NI Assembly Elections Foyle and East Londonderry count Dup candidate Gary Middleton. Photo: Lorcan Doherty / Presseye.com
The Alliance Party's David Ford looks over the numbers. Picture: Matt Bohill PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016
(L-R) Jane McCallister with her husband Independent John McCallister and SDLP's Margaret Ritchie. The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates. Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: North Down & Strangford counts in Aurora Leisure Complex in Bangor. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Michelle McIlveen, DUP pictured after being elected, reaching the quota for election on the first count. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. People Before Profit Alliance candidate Gerry Carroll celebrates after it is announced he has made the quota to be elected an MLA. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Artist Brian John Spencer draws a caricature of DUP leader Arlene Foster, as he is watched by Guy Spence (left), DUP Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfast and Christopher Stalford, DUP councillor for Balmoral, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: North Down & Strangford counts in Aurora Leisure Complex in Bangor. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Michelle McIlveen, DUP pictured after being elected, reaching the quota for election on the first count. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: North Down & Strangford counts in Aurora Leisure Complex in Bangor. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. UUP's Mike Nesbitt pictured after being elected, reaching the quota for election on the first count. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: North Down & Strangford counts in Aurora Leisure Complex in Bangor. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. UUP's Mike Nesbitt pictured after being elected, reaching the quota for election on the first count. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: North Down & Strangford counts in Aurora Leisure Complex in Bangor. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. UUP's Mike Nesbitt pictured after being elected, reaching the quota for election on the first count. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. DUP candidates for south Belfast Christopher Stalford and Emma Pengelly is congratulated after her quota is announced. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. DUP candidate for south Belfast Emma Pengelly is congratulated after her quota is announced. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. Alliance Party's candidate for east Belfast Naomi Long is congratulated after it is announced she has made the quota. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. DUP candidate for east Belfast Joanne Bunting(centre) is congratulated after it is announced she has made the quota. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. DUP candidate for east Belfast Joanne Bunting is congratulated after it is announced she has made the quota. Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Sinn Fein's Linda Dillon, Michelle O'Neill and Ian Milne celebrate after being elected for Mid-Ulster, at the Ballymena count.
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Paul Girvan of the DUP tops the polls in South Antrim. Picture Matt Bohill.
PACEMAKER PRESS 06/05/2016. 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Votes are counted at Omagh Leisure centre as Voters took to the polls across Northern Ireland. Pictured is DUP party leader Arlene Foster arriving at the count centre in Omagh. PICTURE MARK MARLOW/PACEMAKER PRESS
PACEMAKER PRESS 06/05/2016. 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Votes are counted at Omagh Leisure centre as Voters took to the polls across Northern Ireland. Pictured is DUP party leader Arlene Foster arriving at the count centre in Omagh. PICTURE MARK MARLOW/PACEMAKER PRESS
Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections. DUP candidate for south Belfast Emma Pengelly(second from left) pictured with party colleagues including MP for north Belfast Nigel Dodds(right). Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Nichola Mallon, SDLP candidate for Belfast North, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Emma Little-Pengelly, DUP candidate for Belfast South, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections.Liam McBurney/PA Wire
(left to right) Nelson McCausland, DUP candidate for Belfast North, Diane Dodds, DUP MEP, William Humphrey and Paula Bradley, DUP candidates for Belfast North, Nigel Dodds, DUP MP for North Belfast and Frank McCoubrey, DUP candidate for Belfast West, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Bundes of ballot papers for Anna McCloskey, Independent Party candidate, Martin McGuinness and Meave McLaughlin, Sinn Fein candidates, as the counting of votes continues at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry in the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Counting of votes continues at the Foyle Arena in Londonderry in the Foyle and East Londonderry constituencies in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Niall Carson/PA Wire
Bundles of ballot papers are placed beside each corresponding candidates name, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
People Before Profit Alliance candidates Gerry Carroll for Belfast West and Fiona Ferguson for Belfast North, chat at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Fra McCann, Sinn Fein candidate for Belfast West, at the Titanic Exhibition Centre in Belfast, where the counting of votes continues in the Northern Ireland Assembly Elections Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Jim Wells arrives at the Lesiure Plex in Lisburn and is refused entry because he does not have photographic ID with him. He is delayed for a short time before he is admitted to the centre. The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates. Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan
Jim Wells arrives at the Lesiure Plex in Lisburn and is refused entry because he does not have photographic ID with him. He is delayed for a short time before he is admitted to the centre. The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates. Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan
Jim Wells arrives at the Lesiure Plex in Lisburn and is refused entry because he does not have photographic ID with him. He is delayed for a short time before he is admitted to the centre. The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates. Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan
Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections Counting underway at the Banbrige count centre
A count supervisor sorts voting papers at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, after elections to decide the make-up of the next Stormont Assembly. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
A volunteer counts ballot papers at the counting centre at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, after elections to decide the make-up of the next Stormont Assembly. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
Volunteers empty a ballot box in the counting centre at the Titanic Exhibition Centre, Belfast, after elections to decide the make-up of the next Stormont Assembly. Liam McBurney/PA Wire
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections Counting underway at the Banbrige count centre
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections Counting underway at the Banbrige count centre
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections Counting underway at the Banbrige count centre
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections Counting underway at the Banbrige count centre
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Northern Ireland Assembly elections Counting underway at the Banbrige count centre
PACEMAKER BELFAST 06/05/2016 Ballot boxes for the Foyle Constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly election are opened at the count centre in the Foyle Arena.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: East & South Antrim count at Valley Leisure Centre Glengormley. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. The votes first have to be verified - checking that the same number of papers are inside the ballot boxes as those given out by polling station staff. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: East & South Antrim count at Valley Leisure Centre Glengormley. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. The votes first have to be verified - checking that the same number of papers are inside the ballot boxes as those given out by polling station staff. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: East & South Antrim count at Valley Leisure Centre Glengormley. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. The votes first have to be verified - checking that the same number of papers are inside the ballot boxes as those given out by polling station staff. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: East & South Antrim count at Valley Leisure Centre Glengormley. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. The votes first have to be verified - checking that the same number of papers are inside the ballot boxes as those given out by polling station staff. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Pacemaker Press Belfast 06-05-2016: NI Assembly election: East & South Antrim count at Vally Leisure Centre Glengormley. The process of counting votes in the Northern Ireland Assembly election has begun. Two hundred and seventy-six candidates are competing for 108 seats across Northern Ireland's 18 constituencies. The votes first have to be verified - checking that the same number of papers are inside the ballot boxes as those given out by polling station staff. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
Counting begins at the Titanic Convention centre in east Belfast for the North, East, South West constituencies. Press Eye - Belfast - Northern Ireland - 6th May 2016 Picture by Jonathan Porter/PressEye
The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates.
The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates. Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan
The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates. Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan
The count gets under way at Lisburn Leisure Plex count centre for Lagan Valley and South Down candidates. Press Eye - Lagan Valley Count Centre - 6th May 2016 Photograph By Declan Roughan
Pacemaker Press Belfast 05-05-2016: NI Assembly election: Voters are heading to polls across Northern Ireland to cast their vote for the Assembly elections. Alliance Party leader David Ford pictured at Second Donegore Presbyterian Church, polling station in Co. Antrim after casting his vote. Picture By: Arthur Allison.
Sinn Fein supporters holding sample ballot sheets, showing people how to vote, camped outside St Teresa's Polling Station in West Belfast
Sinn Fein supporters holding sample ballot sheets, showing people how to vote, outside St Teresa's Polling Station in West Belfast
Pacemaker press 05/05/2016 UUP Leader Mike Nesbitt arrives with his wife Lynda at Gilnahirk Primary School to make his vote on Polling day. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 05/05/2016 UUP Leader Mike Nesbitt with his wife Lynda at Gilnahirk Primary School to make his vote on Polling day. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
DUP Leader, Arlene Foster, arriving with councillor Paul Robinson and friend Rhona McMahon at Brookeborough Controlled Primary School to cast her vote in today's Assembly Election.
DUP Leader, Arlene Foster, speaks to a local resident after arriving at Brookeborough Controlled Primary School to cast her vote in today's Assembly Election.
Voters take to the polls across Northern Ireland as voting begins in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Voters cast their vote in polling stations around Belfast. Pictured are canvassers outside Welcome evangelical church in the Woodvale area of West Belfast. picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 05/05/2016 Voters take to the polls across Northern Ireland as voting begins in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Voters cast their vote at Holy Trinity Primary School n West Belfast. Pictured is West Belfast's Sinn Fein number 1 candidate Pat Sheehan with a young one direction fan. Picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 05/05/2016 Voters take to the polls across Northern Ireland as voting begins in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Voters cast their vote in polling stations around Belfast. picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 05/05/2016 Voters take to the polls across Northern Ireland as voting begins in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Voters cast their vote in polling stations around Belfast. Pictured are canvassers outside Welcome evangelical church in the Woodvale area of West Belfast. picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 05/05/2016 Voters take to the polls across Northern Ireland as voting begins in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Voters cast their vote in polling stations around Belfast. Pictured is DUP cllr Brian Kingston [left] outside Edenbrooke ps. picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
Pacemaker press 05/05/2016 Voters take to the polls across Northern Ireland as voting begins in the 2016 Northern Ireland Assembly Election. Voters cast their vote in polling stations around Belfast. picture Mark Marlow/pacemaker press
SDLP leader Colum Eastwood and his wife Rachel with baby Rosa arrive to cast their vote at the Model Primary School in Derry on Thursday morning for the NI Local Assembly Elections. Picture Margaret McLaughlin © please by-line 5-5-16
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Martin McGuinness tops the poll in Foyle beating Eastwood by 57 votes, Arlene Foster's top in Fermanagh.

ANTRIM NORTH

(First Count)

*Paul Frew (DUP) 5,429

*Jim Allister (TUV) 5,399

*Mervyn Storey (DUP) 5,382

*Daithi McKay (SF) 5,297

Phillip Logan (DUP) 3,635

*Robin Swann (UUP) 3,585

*David McIlveen (DUP) 3,209

Connor Duncan (SDLP) 3,093

Timothy Gaston (TUV) 1,955

Stephen McFarland (Alliance) 1,318

Donna Anderson (UKIP) 1,027

Andrew Wright (UUP) 821

Jennifer Breslin (Green) 513

Kathryn Johnston (Lab Rep) 243

James Simpson (C) 92

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Eliminated: Kathryn Johnston, James Simpson

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Party share of poll:

DUP 17,655 (43.06%, -4.55%)

TUV 7,354 (17.94%, +6.21%)

SF 5,297 (12.92%, -2.34%)

UUP 4,406 (10.75%, -0.93%)

SDLP 3,093 (7.54%, -1.59%)

Alliance 1,318 (3.21%, -1.37%)

UKIP 1,027 (2.51%)

Green 513 (1.25%)

Lab Rep 243 (0.59%)

C 92 (0.22%)

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Electorate 78,337; Turnout 41,464 (52.93%, -1.89%)

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2011: Turnout 40,983 (54.82%)

First Count - Frew (DUP) 6,581; McKay (SF) 6,152; Storey (DUP) 6,083;

Allister (TUV) 4,061; O'Loan (SDLP) 3,682; McIlveen (DUP) 3,275;

Robinson (DUP) 3,256; Swann (UUP) 2,518; Kennedy (UUP) 2,189; Dunlop

(Alliance) 1,848; Patterson (TUV) 668. Elected: Frew, McKay, Storey,

Allister, McIlveen, Swann

BELFAST WEST

(First Count)

Gerry Carroll (People) 8,299

*Alex Maskey (SF) 4,769

*Jennifer McCann (SF) 4,386

*Fra McCann (SF) 4,028

Frank McCoubrey (DUP) 3,766

*Pat Sheehan (SF) 3,516

*Rosie McCorley (SF) 3,053

*Alex Attwood (SDLP) 2,647

Gareth Martin (UUP) 654

Conor Campbell (WP) 532

Ellen Murray (Green) 327

Jemima Higgins (Alliance) 291

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Elected: Gerry Carroll

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Party share of poll:

SF 19,752 (54.46%, -11.64%)

People 8,299 (22.88%, +18.09%)

DUP 3,766 (10.38%, +2.92%)

SDLP 2,647 (7.30%, -5.88%)

UUP 654 (1.80%, -2.44%)

WP 532 (1.47%, -0.22%)

Green 327 (0.90%)

Alliance 291 (0.80%, -0.25%)

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Electorate 63,993; Turnout 36,990 (57.80%, -0.09%)

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2011: Turnout 35,618 (57.90%)

First Count - Maskey (SF) 5,343; McCann (SF) 5,239; McCann (SF)

4,481; Ramsey (SF) 4,116; Attwood (SDLP) 3,765; Sheehan (SF) 3,723;

Kingston (DUP) 2,587; Carroll (People) 1,661; Manwaring (UUP) 1,471;

Keenan (SDLP) 802; Lowry (WP) 586; Lawlor (Soc) 384; McGuinness

(Alliance) 365; Pelan (Ind) 122. Elected: Maskey, McCann, McCann,

Ramsey, Attwood, Sheehan

BELFAST NORTH

(First Count)

*Gerry Kelly (SF) 5,695

*Paula Bradley (DUP) 4,591

*William Humphrey (DUP) 4,105

*Nelson McCausland (DUP) 4,087

*Caral Ni Chuilin (SF) 4,009

Nichola Mallon (SDLP) 3,866

Nuala McAllister (Alliance) 2,569

The Rev Lesley Carroll (UUP) 1,972

Fiona Ferguson (People) 1,286

Billy Hutchinson (PUP) 1,238

Malachai O'Hara (Green) 796

Ken Boyle (UKIP) 751

John Miller (TUV) 644

Gemma Weir (WP) 476

Fra Hughes (Ind) 243

Abdo Thabeth (Lab Rep) 127

Tom Burns (Ind) 87

Geoff Dowey (NI First) 32

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Elected: Gerry Kelly

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Party share of poll:

DUP 12,783 (34.95%, -2.13%)

SF 9,704 (26.53%, -5.35%)

SDLP 3,866 (10.57%, -1.46%)

Alliance 2,569 (7.02%, +0.76%)

UUP 1,972 (5.39%, -2.85%)

People 1,286 (3.52%)

PUP 1,238 (3.38%)

Green 796 (2.18%)

UKIP 751 (2.05%)

TUV 644 (1.76%)

WP 476 (1.30%, +0.31%)

Ind 243 (0.66%)

Lab Rep 127 (0.35%)

Ind 87 (0.24%)

NI First 32 (0.09%)

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Electorate 70,872; Turnout 37,193 (52.48%, +2.20%)

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2011: Turnout 34,252 (50.28%)

First Count - Kelly (SF) 6,674; McCausland (DUP) 5,200; Maginness

(SDLP) 4,025; Humphrey (DUP) 3,724; Bradley (DUP) 3,488; Ni Chuilin

(SF) 2,999; Cobain (UUP) 2,758; Webb (Alliance) 2,096; McCord (Ind)

1,176; Magee (SF) 998; Lavery (WP) 332. Elected: Kelly, McCausland,

Maginness, Humphrey, Bradley, Ni Chuilin

 STRANGFORD

(First Count)

*Mike Nesbitt (UUP) 4,673

*Michelle McIlveen (DUP) 4,663

*Simon Hamilton (DUP) 3,964

Kellie Armstrong (Alliance) 3,499

*Jonathan Bell (DUP) 3,393

Joe Boyle (SDLP) 2,724

Harry Harvey (DUP) 2,017

Jimmy Menagh (Ind) 1,840

Philip Smith (UUP) 1,694

Stephen Cooper (TUV) 1,407

Georgia Grainger (Green) 924

Stephen Crosby (UKIP) 759

Dermot Kennedy (SF) 661

Bill McKendry (C) 314

Rab McCartney (Ind) 107

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Elected: Mike Nesbitt, Michelle McIlveen

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Eliminated: Rab McCartney, Bill McKendry

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Party share of poll:

DUP 14,037 (43.01%, -5.76%)

UUP 6,367 (19.51%, -0.87%)

Alliance 3,499 (10.72%, -3.72%)

SDLP 2,724 (8.35%, -0.17%)

Ind 1,840 (5.64%)

TUV 1,407 (4.31%, +1.48%)

Green 924 (2.83%)

UKIP 759 (2.33%, +0.30%)

SF 661 (2.03%, -1.02%)

C 314 (0.96%)

Ind 107 (0.33%)

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Electorate 65,695; Turnout 33,014 (50.25%, +1.71%)

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2011: Turnout 30,186 (48.55%)

First Count - McIlveen (DUP) 4,573; McCarthy (Alliance) 4,284; Bell

(DUP) 4,265; Hamilton (DUP) 3,456; Nesbitt (UUP) 3,273; McNarry (UUP)

2,773; Boyle (SDLP) 2,525; Walker (DUP) 2,175; Coogan (SF) 902;

Williams (TUV) 841; Andrews (UKIP) 601. Elected: McIlveen, McCarthy,

Bell, Hamilton, Nesbitt, McNarry

SOUTH DOWN

(First Count)

Sinead Bradley (SDLP) 5,059

*Chris Hazzard (SF) 5,045

*Jim Wells (DUP) 5,033

Colin McGrath (SDLP) 4,288

*Caitriona Ruane (SF) 4,191

*Sean Rogers (SDLP) 3,564

Michael Gray-Sloan (SF) 3,520

Harold McKee (UUP) 3,481

Henry Reilly (TUV) 2,718

Patrick Brown (Alliance) 2,200

*John McCallister (Ind) 1,156

John Hardy (Green) 820

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Eliminated: John Hardy, John McCallister

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Party share of poll:

SDLP 12,911 (31.43%, -4.34%)

SF 12,756 (31.06%, +0.17%)

DUP 5,033 (12.25%, -0.21%)

UUP 3,481 (8.47%, -2.09%)

TUV 2,718 (6.62%)

Alliance 2,200 (5.36%, +3.29%)

Ind 1,156 (2.81%)

Green 820 (2.00%, -0.66%)

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Electorate 77,409; Turnout 41,645 (53.80%, -4.30%)

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2011: Turnout 42,551 (58.10%)

First Count - Ritchie (SDLP) 8,506; Ruane (SF) 5,955; Wells (DUP)

5,200; McCallister (UUP) 4,409; Clarke (SF) 3,882; McKevitt (SDLP)

3,758; Baillie (SF) 3,050; O'Neill (SDLP) 2,663; Reilly (UKIP) 2,332;

Enright (Green) 1,107; Griffin (Alliance) 864. Elected: Ritchie,

Ruane, Wells, McCallister, Clarke, McKevitt

FERMANAGH & SOUTH TYRONE

(First Count)

*Arlene Foster (DUP) 8,801

Michelle Gildernew (SF) 6,614

*Lord Maurice Morrow (DUP) 6,602

*Sean Lynch (SF) 4,782

Richie McPhillips (SDLP) 4,014

John Feely (SF) 4,002

*Phil Flanagan (SF) 3,449

Rosemary Barton (UUP) 3,018

*Alastair Patterson (UUP) 3,010

Donald Crawford (TUV) 1,164

Tanya Jones (Green) 897

Kerri Blyberg (Alliance) 539

Damien Harris (Lab Rep) 285

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Elected: Arlene Foster

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Party share of poll:

SF 18,847 (39.95%, -0.34%)

DUP 15,403 (32.65%, +8.23%)

UUP 6,028 (12.78%, -6.52%)

SDLP 4,014 (8.51%, -1.09%)

TUV 1,164 (2.47%, -0.10%)

Green 897 (1.90%)

Alliance 539 (1.14%, -0.62%)

Lab Rep 285 (0.60%)

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Electorate 74,257; Turnout 47,934 (64.55%, -4.41%)

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2011: Turnout 48,949 (68.96%)

First Count - Gildernew (SF) 9,110; Elliott (UUP) 6,896; Foster (DUP)

6,876; Lynch (SF) 5,146; Flanagan (SF) 5,082; Morrow (DUP) 4,844;

Gallagher (SDLP) 4,606; Donaldson (UUP) 2,366; Elliott (TUV) 1,231;

Cox (Ind) 997; Su (Alliance) 845. Elected: Gildernew, Elliott,

Foster, Lynch, Flanagan, Morrow

 

ANTRIM EAST

(First Count)

*David Hilditch (DUP) 5,906

*Roy Beggs (UUP) 3,848

*Gordon Lyons (DUP) 3,472

*Stewart Dickson (Alliance) 3,115

*Oliver McMullan (SF) 2,633

*Alastair Ross (DUP) 2,323

Noel Jordan (UKIP) 2,207

John Stewart (UUP) 1,985

Ruth Wilson (TUV) 1,643

Danny Donnelly (Alliance) 1,632

Anne McKillop (SDLP) 1,229

Maureen Morrow (UUP) 719

Dawn Patterson (Green) 693

Conor Sheridan (Lab Alt) 551

Jim McCaw (PUP) 455

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Elected: David Hilditch

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Party share of poll:

DUP 11,701 (36.10%, -10.06%)

UUP 6,552 (20.22%, +3.36%)

Alliance 4,747 (14.65%, -0.89%)

SF 2,633 (8.12%, -0.04%)

UKIP 2,207 (6.81%)

TUV 1,643 (5.07%, +0.43%)

SDLP 1,229 (3.79%, -0.80%)

Green 693 (2.14%, -0.15%)

Lab Alt 551 (1.70%)

PUP 455 (1.40%)

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Electorate 64,194; Turnout 32,744 (51.01%, +3.25%)

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2011: Turnout 29,430 (47.76%)

First Count - Wilson (DUP) 7,181; Hilditch (DUP) 3,288; Beggs (UUP)

3,042; Dickson (Alliance) 2,889; McMullan (SF) 2,369; McCune (UUP)

1,851; Mulvenna (Alliance) 1,620; Ross (DUP) 1,608; Wilson (TUV)

1,346; McCamphill (SDLP) 1,333; Lyons (DUP) 1,321; Donnelly (Green)

664; Moore (BNP) 511. Elected: Wilson, Hilditch, Beggs, Dickson,

McMullan, Ross

ULSTER MID

(First Count)

*Ian Milne (SF) 7,035

*Patsy McGlone (SDLP) 6,209

*Michelle O'Neill (SF) 6,147

Linda Dillon (SF) 5,833

*Sandra Overend (UUP) 4,862

*Ian McCrea (DUP) 3,765

Keith Buchanan (DUP) 3,628

Hannah Loughrin (TUV) 1,877

Neidin Hendron (Alliance) 471

Stefan Taylor (Green) 349

Hugh Scullion (WP) 316

Alan Day (UKIP) 256

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Elected: Ian Milne, Patsy McGlone, Michelle O'Neill, Linda Dillon

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Party share of poll:

SF 19,015 (46.66%, -2.55%)

DUP 7,393 (18.14%, +1.47%)

SDLP 6,209 (15.24%, +0.55%)

UUP 4,862 (11.93%, +1.62%)

TUV 1,877 (4.61%, -0.25%)

Alliance 471 (1.16%, +0.22%)

Green 349 (0.86%)

WP 316 (0.78%)

UKIP 256 (0.63%)

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Electorate 70,430; Turnout 41,381 (58.75%, -6.59%)

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2011: Turnout 43,522 (65.35%)

First Count - McGuinness (SF) 8,957; McCrea (DUP) 7,127; O'Neill (SF)

5,178; McGlone (SDLP) 5,065; Overend (UUP) 4,409; Molloy (SF) 4,263;

Milne (SF) 2,635; Millar (TUV) 2,075; Kelly (SDLP) 1,214; McCloy (Ind

McCloy) 933; McDonald (Alliance) 398; Hutchinson (People) 243; McCann

(Ind) 241. Elected: McGuinness, McCrea, O'Neill, McGlone, Overend,

Molloy

 

ANTRIM SOUTH

(First Count)

*Paul Girvan (DUP) 5,014

Declan Kearney (SF) 4,632

*Pam Cameron (DUP) 4,589

*Trevor Clarke (DUP) 3,585

Roisin Lynch (SDLP) 3,366

Steve Aiken (UUP) 3,280

*David Ford (Alliance) 3,119

Paul Michael (UUP) 2,565

*Adrian Cochrane-Watson (UUP) 1,947

Richard Cairns (TUV) 1,318

Helen Farley (Green) 589

Robert Hill (UKIP) 574

David McMaster (Ind) 483

Mark Young (C) 72

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Eliminated: David McMaster, Mark Young

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Party share of poll:

DUP 13,188 (37.54%, -0.76%)

UUP 7,792 (22.18%, +4.36%)

SF 4,632 (13.18%, -1.31%)

SDLP 3,366 (9.58%, -1.01%)

Alliance 3,119 (8.88%, -5.28%)

TUV 1,318 (3.75%, +0.36%)

Green 589 (1.68%)

UKIP 574 (1.63%)

Ind 483 (1.37%)

C 72 (0.20%)

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Electorate 69,680; Turnout 35,544 (51.01%, +0.95%)

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2011: Turnout 32,652 (50.06%)

First Count - Girvan (DUP) 4,844; McLaughlin (SF) 4,662; Clarke (DUP)

4,607; Ford (Alliance) 4,554; Kinahan (UUP) 3,445; Burns (SDLP)

3,406; Lewis (DUP) 2,866; Cochrane Watson (UUP) 2,285; Lucas (TUV)

1,091; Parkes (BNP) 404. Elected: Girvan, McLaughlin, Clarke, Ford,

Kinahan, Lewis

 

BELFAST EAST

(First Count)

Joanne Bunting (DUP) 5,538

Naomi Long (Alliance) 5,482

*Sammy Douglas (DUP) 4,230

*Robin Newton (DUP) 3,875

*Andy Allen (UUP) 3,047

*Chris Lyttle (Alliance) 2,805

Tim Morrow (Alliance) 2,372

Ross Brown (Green) 2,183

John Kyle (PUP) 1,772

Maggie Hutton (Ind) 1,099

Chris McGimpsey (UUP) 1,095

Niall O Donnghaile (SF) 946

Andrew Girvin (TUV) 887

Jonny Lavery (UKIP) 631

Courtney Robinson (Lab Alt) 517

Neil Wilson (C) 477

Amy Doherty (SDLP) 141

Erskine Holmes (Lab Rep) 78

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Elected: Joanne Bunting, Naomi Long

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Party share of poll:

DUP 13,643 (36.70%, -7.36%)

Alliance 10,659 (28.67%, +2.36%)

UUP 4,142 (11.14%, +1.44%)

Green 2,183 (5.87%, +4.10%)

PUP 1,772 (4.77%, +0.15%)

Ind 1,099 (2.96%, -2.31%)

SF 946 (2.54%, -0.64%)

TUV 887 (2.39%, +0.18%)

UKIP 631 (1.70%)

Lab Alt 517 (1.39%)

C 477 (1.28%)

SDLP 141 (0.38%, -0.39%)

Lab Rep 78 (0.21%)

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Electorate 65,740; Turnout 37,623 (57.23%, +3.64%)

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2011: Turnout 32,828 (53.59%)

First Count - Robinson (DUP) 9,149; Cochrane (Alliance) 4,329; Lyttle

(Alliance) 4,183; Douglas (DUP) 2,668; Newton (DUP) 2,436; Copeland

(UUP) 2,194; Purvis (Ind) 1,702; Ervine (PUP) 1,493; O'Donnghaile

(SF) 1,030; Robinson (UUP) 943; Toan (TUV) 712; Gregg (Green) 572;

Cooper (BNP) 337; Wolska (SDLP) 250; Black (Soc) 201; McNally (WP)

102; Stewart (Ind S) 46. Elected: Robinson, Cochrane, Lyttle,

Douglas, Newton, Copeland

LAGAN VALLEY

(First Count)

*Paul Givan (DUP) 5,364

*Edwin Poots (DUP) 4,638

Robbie Butler (UUP) 4,376

*Brenda Hale (DUP) 4,236

*Jonathan Craig (DUP) 4,087

Jenny Palmer (UUP) 3,871

*Trevor Lunn (Alliance) 3,707

Pat Catney (SDLP) 2,899

Lyle Rea (TUV) 1,291

Dan Barrios-O'Neill (Green) 1,118

Jacqui McGeough (SF) 1,045

Jonny Orr (ND) 817

Brian Higginson (UKIP) 768

Jack Irwin (C) 341

Peter Dynes (Lab Rep) 171

Frazer McCammond (Dem First) 124

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Eliminated: Peter Dynes, Jack Irwin, Frazer McCammond

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Party share of poll:

DUP 18,325 (47.16%, -5.96%)

UUP 8,247 (21.23%, +0.79%)

Alliance 3,707 (9.54%, -2.83%)

SDLP 2,899 (7.46%, +1.36%)

TUV 1,291 (3.32%, +0.42%)

Green 1,118 (2.88%, +1.21%)

SF 1,045 (2.69%, -0.70%)

ND 817 (2.10%)

UKIP 768 (1.98%)

C 341 (0.88%)

Lab Rep 171 (0.44%)

Dem First 124 (0.32%)

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Electorate 73,746; Turnout 39,227 (53.19%, +0.12%)

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2011: Turnout 35,842 (53.07%)

First Count - Poots (DUP) 7,329; McCrea (UUP) 5,771; Lunn (Alliance)

4,389; Givan (DUP) 4,352; Craig (DUP) 4,263; Hale (DUP) 2,910; Catney

(SDLP) 2,165; Hill (UUP) 1,482; Quinn (SF) 1,203; Rea (TUV) 1,031;

Quinn (Green) 592. Elected: Poots, McCrea, Lunn, Givan, Craig, Hale

BELFAST SOUTH

(First Count)

*Mairtin O Muilleoir (SF) 5,207

*Claire Hanna (SDLP) 4,516

*Emma Little Pengelly (DUP) 4,511

Christopher Stalford (DUP) 3,570

Clare Bailey (Green) 3,521

Paula Bradshaw (Alliance) 3,332

*Fearghal McKinney (SDLP) 2,845

Duncan Morrow (Alliance) 2,691

Rodney McCune (UUP) 2,466

Sean Burns (Lab Alt) 871

Bob Stoker (UKIP) 794

John Hiddleston (TUV) 495

Ruth Patterson (ND) 475

Ian Shanks (PUP) 430

Billy Dickson (SB Unionist) 351

Brigitte Anton (Lab Rep) 246

Lily Kerr (WP) 241

Ben Manton (C) 161

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Eliminated: Ben Manton

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Party share of poll:

DUP 8,081 (22.01%, -2.28%)

SDLP 7,361 (20.04%, -3.84%)

Alliance 6,023 (16.40%, -3.38%)

SF 5,207 (14.18%, +1.68%)

Green 3,521 (9.59%, +6.84%)

UUP 2,466 (6.72%, -6.85%)

Lab Alt 871 (2.37%)

UKIP 794 (2.16%, +1.44%)

TUV 495 (1.35%)

ND 475 (1.29%)

PUP 430 (1.17%)

SB Unionist 351 (0.96%)

Lab Rep 246 (0.67%)

WP 241 (0.66%, +0.24%)

C 161 (0.44%)

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Electorate 68,469; Turnout 37,147 (54.25%, +1.84%)

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2011: Turnout 32,752 (52.42%)

First Count - Lo (Alliance) 6,390; McDonnell (SDLP) 4,527; Spratt

(DUP) 4,045; Maskey (SF) 4,038; Patterson (DUP) 3,800; McDevitt

(SDLP) 3,191; McGimpsey (UUP) 2,988; Finlay (UUP) 1,394; Bailey

(Green) 889; Faloon (People) 414; Meehan (Soc) 234; Torregrosa (UKIP)

234; Lynn (WP) 135; Smyth (Capitalism) 29. Elected: Lo, McDonnell,

Spratt, Maskey, McDevitt, McGimpsey

FOYLE

(First Count)

+Martin McGuinness (SF) 5,037

*Colum Eastwood (SDLP) 5,000

*Gary Middleton (DUP) 4,737

*Mark H Durkan (SDLP) 4,197

Eamonn McCann (People) 4,176

Anne McCloskey (Ind) 3,410

*Raymond McCartney (SF) 3,198

*Maeve McLaughlin (SF) 3,062

*Gerard Diver (SDLP) 2,700

Julia Kee (UUP) 1,420

Maurice Devenney (Ind) 1,173

Kathleen Bradley (Ind) 902

John Lindsay (Cannabis) 259

Chris McCaw (Alliance) 238

Mary Hassan (Green) 157

Alan Dunlop (C) 36

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Eliminated: Alan Dunlop, Mary Hassan, John Lindsay, Chris McCaw

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Party share of poll:

SDLP 11,897 (29.97%, -5.30%)

SF 11,297 (28.45%, -5.52%)

DUP 4,737 (11.93%, -6.48%)

People 4,176 (10.52%, +2.49%)

Ind 3,410 (8.59%)

UUP 1,420 (3.58%)

Ind 1,173 (2.95%)

Ind 902 (2.27%)

Cannabis 259 (0.65%)

Alliance 238 (0.60%, -0.26%)

Green 157 (0.40%)

C 36 (0.09%)

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Electorate 71,759; Turnout 40,187 (56.00%, -1.80%)

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2011: Turnout 39,686 (57.80%)

First Count - Hay (DUP) 7,154; Anderson (SF) 6,950; Durkan (SDLP)

4,970; McCartney (SF) 3,638; Ramsey (SDLP) 3,138; McCann (People)

3,120; Eastwood (SDLP) 2,967; Callaghan (SDLP) 2,624; Fleming (SF)

2,612; McFadden (Ind) 1,280; McGrellis (Alliance) 334; Doherty (Ind

D) 60. Elected: Hay, Anderson, Durkan, McCartney, Ramsey, Eastwood

LONDONDERRY EAST

(First Count)

Maurice Bradley (DUP) 4,630

*George Robinson (DUP) 4,567

Caoimhe Archibald (SF) 4,002

*Cathal O hOisin (SF) 3,493

*Adrian McQuillan (DUP) 3,477

*Claire Sugden (Ind) 3,270

Gerry Mullan (SDLP) 3,265

William McCandless (UUP) 1,789

Russell Watton (PUP) 1,356

Yvonne Boyle (Alliance) 1,257

Jordan Armstrong (TUV) 1,191

Aaron Callan (UUP) 1,067

Amber Hammill (Green) 434

Steven Parkhill (UKIP) 274

David Harding (C) 216

Tor Christie (Ind) 61

Stuart Canning (C) 50

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Eliminated: Stuart Canning, Tor Christie, Amber Hammill, David Harding, Steven Parkhill

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Party share of poll:

DUP 12,674 (36.84%, -0.04%)

SF 7,495 (21.79%, +0.71%)

Ind 3,270 (9.51%)

SDLP 3,265 (9.49%, -5.45%)

UUP 2,856 (8.30%, -0.14%)

PUP 1,356 (3.94%)

Alliance 1,257 (3.65%, -1.83%)

TUV 1,191 (3.46%, -1.05%)

Green 434 (1.26%)

UKIP 274 (0.80%)

C 266 (0.77%)

Ind 61 (0.18%)

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Electorate 68,600; Turnout 34,848 (50.80%, -3.33%)

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2011: Turnout 35,303 (54.12%)

First Count - Campbell (DUP) 6,319; O'hOisin (SF) 4,681; Robinson

(DUP) 3,855; McClarty (Ind) 3,003; Dallat (SDLP) 2,967; Archibald

(SF) 2,639; McQuillan (DUP) 2,633; Conway (SDLP) 2,222; Fitzpatrick

(Alliance) 1,905; Douglas (TUV) 1,568; Macaulay (UUP) 1,472; Harding

(UUP) 1,458. Elected: Campbell, O'hOisin, Robinson, McClarty, Dallat,

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