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Northern Ireland (part of the United Kingdom)

Northern Ireland

1,829,725 6

Population (as of Dec. 31, 2013)

Elections in our database

1,254,709 63.55%

Registered Voters (as of None)

Average Turnout

Name Official Name Type
Northern Ireland Assembly Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann Assembly

Description of government structure:

  • Chief of State: Queen ELIZABETH II
  • Head of Government: Prime Minister David CAMERON
  • Assembly: Northern Ireland (part of the United Kingdom) has a unicameral Northern Ireland Assembly with 108 seats.

Description of electoral system:

  • The Queen is hereditary head of state.
  • The Prime Minister is elected by parliament.
  • In the Northern Ireland Assembly 108 members are elected by proportional representation to serve 5-year terms.***

*** 6 representatives are elected in each of the region's 18 constituencies.

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Elections

Election For Date Votes Registered Voters Turn Out
Referendum 1998-05-22 953,683 1,189,093 80.2%
Northern Ireland Assembly 2003-11-26 702,249 1,097,526 63.98%
Northern Ireland Assembly 2007-03-07 696,538 1,107,904 62.87%
Northern Ireland Assembly 2011-05-11 661,753 1,213,136 54.55%
Northern Ireland Assembly 2016-05-05 703,744 1,281,595 54.91%
Northern Ireland Assembly 2017-03-02 812,783 1,254,709 64.78%

Voter Turnout