Sinn Féin's leader in Northern Ireland has topped the poll in Mid Ulster to be returned to the Assembly.
Breaking: Michelle O'Neill tops poll in mid Ulster by more than 10,000 votes..DUP's Keith Buchanan in too 9,568 #vote 2017
Earlier, Michelle O'Neill addressed the press while attending the count centre in Ballymena.
She told UTV that her party had "fought a very positive campaign".
While she was making no predictions, she also felt the high turnout was a good sign.
John O’Dowd has told UTV Sinn Féin will not nominate if the Arlene Foster is put forward as First Minister ahead of the RHI investigation.
DUP leader Arlene Foster has said she is looking to work with other parties to restore the NI Executive “in a way in which it will endure”.
Secretary of State James Brokenshire has warned that there is only a limited window in which to restore the NI Assembly and the Executive.