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 NORTHERN IRELAND / UK

Legislative elections: Northern Ireland Assembly, 5-year term, 108 seats, proportional representation system (STV):
           · Queen: Elizabeth II. · First Minister: Peter Robinson (DUP) · Government: DUP, SF, SDLP, UUP, APNI

Party 2011 2007
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
 
Unionism
National conservatism
Social conservatism
1971
 
 
  30,0% 38 30,1% 36
Sinn Féin (SF)
We Ourselves
United Ireland
Democratic socialism
 
1905
 
 
  26,9% 29 26,2% 28
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
 
United Ireland
Social democracy
 
1970
 
 
PES
SI 
 
14,2% 14 15,2% 16
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
 
Unionism
Conservatism
Euroscepticism
1905
 
 
AECR
 
 
13,2% 16 14,9% 18
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
 
Liberalism
 
 
1970
 
 
ALDE
LI 
 
7,7% 8 5,2% 7
Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV)
 
Unionism
National conservatism
Anti-St Andrews Agreement
2007
 
 
  2,5% 1 - -
Green Party (GP)
 
Green politics
 
 
1983
 
 
EGP
GG 
 
0,9% 1 1,7% 1
Progressive Unionist Party (PUP)
 
Unionism
Loyalism
 
1979
 
 
  0,2% - 0,6% 1
Independents 0,5% 1 0,5% 1
Others 3,9% - 5,6% -
Total - 108 - 108
Turnout 54,5% 63,5%

 © 2011 Wolfram Nordsieck. Source: BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk).

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