Upper Bann hopefuls watch as counting starts in Assembly elections

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Political candidates in Upper Bann are eagerly watching as counting starts for seats in the NI Assembly.

Hovering around the barriers at Banbridge Leisure Centre candidates and election workers attempt to assess the situation as election staff count the thousands of votes cast in yesterday’s election.

At this early stage there is no indication of how the Upper Bann constituency may fair but first results are expected this morning.

More updates later.