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 NORTHERN IRELAND / UK

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

Party Ideology, Affiliation, Founding 2011 Seats 2007 Seats
Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) <
 
Unionism; National conservatism, Social conservatism -
1971
30,0% 38 30,1% 36
Sinn Féin (SF) <
We Ourselves
United Ireland; Republicanism, Democratic socialism -
1905
26,9% 29 26,2% 28
Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) <
 
United Ireland; Social democracy
 
PES, SI
1970
14,2% 14 15,2% 16
Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) <
 
Unionism; Conservatism, Euroscepticism AECR
1905
13,2% 16 14,9% 18
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI) <
 
Liberalism
 
ELDR, LI
1970
7,7% 8 5,2% 7
Traditional Unionist Voice (TUV) <
 
Unionism; Nationalism, Social conservatism  -
2007
2,5% 1 - -
Green Party (GP) <
 
Green politics
 
EGP, GG
1983
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%

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2006-2012 zentele.de. Source: BBC (http://news.bbc.co.uk). Archive: Elections 1945-2003.