Assembly Elections 2016: Storey third to be elected in North Antrim

Mervyn Storey.
Mervyn Storey.

Mervyn Storey of the DUP is the third to be elected in North Antrim.

He reached the quota in the ninth count at 11.41pm last night with 8443.

The count was suspend shortly after Storey’s election to be resume at 9am this morning (Saturday). So far there’s 1 TUV and 2 DUP with three seats still to be decided.

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.