Brian Bloomfield was the first success of day two at the Lisburn and Castlereagh local government election count.
The Ulster Unionist was elected in Lisburn North at the first count, with 1.026 votes, comfortably ahead of the 946 quota.
Independent Johnny Orr was the first casualty of the day, excluded with just 33 votes.
In Castlereagh South, Alliance’s Geraldine Rice was elected on the first count, surpassing the 1,015 quota with 1,221 votes, while NI21’s Adam Murray fell by the wayside with 69 votes.
Ulster Unionist Tim Mitchell won election in Lisburn South, matching the 890 quota at stage two, while the SDLP’s Conor Quinn was excluded.
Stage won in Lisburn South saw the exclusion of NI21’s Andrew Doran and the GReen Party’s James McMurray.