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Highland result of 2014 European Parliamentary Election count

26th May 2014

There were 65,307votes cast in Highland in the five-yearly European Parliamentary Elections, a turnout of 36.3%. This included 20,204 postal votes.

These votes, counted on Sunday at the Highland Football Academy, Jubilee Park Road, Dingwall, were relayed to Scotland's Regional Returning Officer, who collates the results from 32 local areas in Scotland and determines the six MEPs to represent Scotland.

In Highland, the Scottish National Party (SNP) topped the poll with 19,810 votes. The Liberal Democrats were second with 12,189 votes, the Labour Party were third with 9,163 and the Conservative Party were fourth with 9,088 votes.

The Highland result of the Election to the Scotland Region of the European Parliament is as follows:

Party/Individual Votes cast

Britain First 755
British National Party 435
Conservative Party 9,088
Labour Party 9,163
Liberal Democrats 12,189
NO2EU 294
Scottish Green Party 5,615
Scottish National Party 19,810
UK Independence Party (UKIP) 7,818

Rejected votes 136
Total votes cast 65,307
% Turn out 36.3%

The number of votes cast in 2009 was 52,924 - a turn out of 30.8%

2009 results - http://www.highland.gov.uk/yourcouncil/elections/europeanparliamentaryelections/euroelectionresults2009.htm

British National Party 979
Christian Party "Proclaiming Christ's Lordship" 1,485
Conservative Party 6,728
Jury Team 275
Liberal Democrats 14,550
No2EU: Yes to Democracy 361
Scottish Green Party 3,806
Scottish National Party (SNP) 14,393
Scottish Socialist Party 336
Socialist Labour Party 596
The Labour Party 5,325
UK Independence Party 3,458
Duncan Robertson 414
Rejected votes 218
Total votes cast 52,924
% Turn out 30.8%

 

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