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Sinn Féin looks on course to be the largest party in Stormont

May 7, 2022 12:05 By News Northern Sound
Sinn Féin looks on course to be the largest party in Stormont Sinn Féin looks on course to be the largest party in Stormont
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Seats are continuing to be filled in the Northern Ireland Assembly elections.

Counting has gone into a second day with transfers proving crucial in deciding the final seats.

A steady trickle of seats continuing to be filled through the afternoon - with some big names in danger.

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Ulster Unionist Party leader Doug Beattie is in a scrap to keep his seat

However many constituencies are predictable and Sinn Féin looks on course to be the largest party in Stormont.

That leaves serious questions for the DUP

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Will they re-enter the Executive without reform of the protocol?

Will Jeffrey Donaldson become the first DUP leader to be DEPUTY First Minister?

And will he give up his House of Commons seat now he's been elected as an MLA?

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A tough weekend of choices ahead

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