IN PICTURES - See how election day unfolded

The election posters remain up this morning - but the 2015 Westminster election in Foyle has come to an end with SDLP MP Mark Durkan retaining his seat.

Security remained tight at the city’s count centre in Templemore Sports Complex which was fitted out with airport scanners last night.

The SDLP supporters celebrate Mark Durkan's victory at Templemore Sports Complex last night. DER1815MC119

The SDLP supporters celebrate Mark Durkan's victory at Templemore Sports Complex last night. DER1815MC119

The count passed off peacefully with no disturbances with the last results declared at 5 a.m.

Topping the vote again in Foyle was the SDLP’s Mark Durkan who polled 17,225 votes, increasing his vote by 803.

Coming in second was Sinn Fein’s Gearóid Ó hEára 11,679 votes increasing his party’s vote in Foyle by 419 since 2010.

Meanwhile the DUP’s vote increased by 84 with Gary Middleton MLA accumulating 4573 votes.

Sinn Fein's Gearoid O'hEara congratulates Mark Durkan at last night's count. On right is DUP candidate Gary Middleton. DER1815MC122

Sinn Fein's Gearoid O'hEara congratulates Mark Durkan at last night's count. On right is DUP candidate Gary Middleton. DER1815MC122

Julia Kee of the UUP polled 1226 votes, David Hawthorne of Alliance 835, Kyle Thompson of UKIP 832 and Hamish Badenoch of the Conservatives 132.

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