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Northern Ireland Assembly Election, 1998

The first elections to the Northern Ireland Assembly were held on June 25, 1998.

The result was (first preference votes only) -

PartyVotesVote %Seats
Social Democratic and Labour Party177,96321.99%24
Ulster Unionist Party172,22521.28%28
Democratic Unionist Party145,91718.03%20
Sinn Féin142,85817.65%18
Alliance Party of Northern Ireland52,6366.50%6
UK Unionist Party36,5414.52%5
Independent Unionists24,3393.00%3
Progressive Unionist Party20,6342.55%2
Northern Ireland Women's Coalition13,0191.61%2

See also: Northern Ireland Assembly Election, 2003