Pat Doherty and Mark Durkan retain Westminster seats

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In Foyle the SDLP’s Mark Durkan has held his seat with 16,922 votes. Sinn Fein’s Martina Anderson was second.
Meanwhile Police say that a device left outside the Derry election count centre was a pipe bomb.
Counting in Foyle and East Derry was suspended for an hour and a half after a car was abandoned at Templemore Sports Complex.
In East Derry the DUP’s Gregory Campbell has been re-elected with almost double the votes of his nearest rival.
For West Tyrone Sinn Fein’s Pat Doherty has been re-elected as MP, the DUP’s Tom Buchanan was second ten and a half thousand votes behind while Ross Hussey of Ulster Conservative and Unionists – New Force was third.
Meanwhile another recount will be required in Fermanagh/South Tyrone after two recounts in which Michelle Gildernew and Rodney Connor were neck and neck.


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