Assembly Elections 2016: Frew second to be elected in North Antrim

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Paul Frew of the DUP is the second to be elected in North Antrim.

He reached the quota in the eighth count on the transfer of Jim Allister’s surplus votes.

Sitting MLA David McIlveen of the DUP was eliminated in the same count.

Candidates eliminated so far - Johnston, Simpson, Breslin, Wright, Anderson, McFarland, Gaston and McIlveen.

Fifteen candidates are standing for six seats in the constituency.

Votes polled in North Antrim were 41,464 (turnout 52.93%). The number of valid votes was 40998. Quota - 5857.