When was the final vote in NI and what occurred?
The DUP pulled out of Stormont in February final 12 months, forward of Northern Eire Meeting elections in Might.
Sinn Féin gained that election, beating the DUP to change into the most important political occasion in Northern Eire for the primary time within the area’s historical past.
The victory signifies that Sinn Féin are entitled to the put up of First Minister for the primary time.
Nonetheless, the DUP, the most important unionist occasion, has refused to return to Stormont, which operates on the premise of a compulsory power-sharing coalition between the most important unionist and nationalist events.
What number of seats are there within the NI Meeting?
There are 90 seats within the Northern Eire Meeting.
Sinn Féin gained 27 seats and the DUP 25, dropping three seats from the earlier election.
The centrist Alliance occasion, which doesn’t classify itself as both unionist or nationalist, carried out strongly and gained 17 seats.
The 2 events that performed an important function within the Good Friday Settlement had been stored on the fringes. The Ulster Unionist Celebration gained 9 seats, whereas the centre-Left SDLP took simply eight.
The hardline unionist TUV took a single seat, as did the Left-wing Folks earlier than Revenue.