I can’t confirm these figures yet Looks to be confirmed now, but Porlock in the comments zone here has claimed had the first round count at Dromore as Updated below And Newsletter now reporting similar figures Update BBC reporting a UUP win! [added link]
1st Round : DUP 1069
255[NL figure is 290]
Adds From UTV report
MEP Jim Allister of the TUV said he was delighted with the result. He said the result was “an unhappy Valentine`s Day for the Chuckle Brothers”.
Alternatively From the Belfast Telegraph report
UUP deputy leader, Danny Kennedy, described the result as “a St Valentine’s Day massacre for the DUP”.
Update Again via Porlock
SDLP and Green eliminated
Now into third count with transfer of Alliance
Alliance transfers done
1127 1074It appears the original figure may have been correct – 1127
SF now eliminated
Latest: after SF transfer
TUV now eliminated
Final count appears to be
UUP win the seat.