NI Assembly Election 2017

The final results in the NI Assembly election are in with all 90 MLAs elected and the DUP still the largest party with 28, but Sinn Féin having polled well with just one less MLA.

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SDLP’s Dolores Kelly makes political comeback

The SDLP's Dolores Kelly, pictured at the count centre. Credit: Presseye

The SDLP’s Dolores Kelly has made a political comeback, winning back her seat in Upper Bann.

The politician had been an MLA for the area since 2003, but lost her seat last year.

However, Friday’s results saw Mrs Kelly elected on the fifth count, taking the fifth and final seat.

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