The breakdown of the first count has been revealed for Northern Ireland’s European Election.
The candidates are fighting for three seats.
The BBC reported the first count figures as follows;-
News Letter Political Editor Sam McBride said: “The story of this election is the remarkable surge to Alliance.
“But the fall in the vote of the UUP and SDLP is also significant - especially for the UUP. In 2014, both had their worst ever results, yet even then the UUP took 83,438 votes & SDLP took 81,594.”