Count underway for Upper Bann seat

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The counting process is underway in Upper Bann, with party tallymen keeping a close eye.

Early indications are that it will be a close race between the DUP’s David Simpson, UUP’s Jo-Anne Dobson and Sinn Fein’s Catherine Seeley.

There was a suggestion the Sinn Fein vote was down but that came as boxes were still being opened.

A result is expected around 1.30-2am.

Candidates at the count centre in Banbridge so far include Catherine Seeley, SDLP’s Dolores Kelly, Alliance candidate Peter Lavery and Worker’s Party man Damien Harte.

Mr Simspon is expected to arrive a little bit later.

Watch our website for updates throughout the night.