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European Election 2019 Highland Results

27th May 2019

Highland Council area result of 2019 European Parliamentary Election count.

The Local Returning Officer, Donna Manson has declared the result of the European Parliamentary Election for the Highland Council counting area in the Electoral Region of Scotland.

There were 77,206 votes cast in Highland in the five yearly European Parliamentary Elections, with a turnout of 43.2 per cent. This included 22,876 postal votes.

These votes, counted on Sunday 26 May 2019 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.

The total number of valid votes given to each registered party and individual candidate in the Highland Council area is as follows:

Change UK - The Independent Group 1,199

Conservative and Unionist Party 7,577

Labour Party 3,109

Liberal Democrats 13,416

Scottish Green Party 7,052

Scottish National Party (SNP) 28,681

The Brexit Party 13,854

UK Independence Party (UKIP) 1,619

Edgar, Gordon 286

Parke, Ken 124

Scotland result will be announced by midday today as it had to wait on the Western Isles who do not count on Sundays. It is clear the SNP, Brexit and LibDems are the leaders with Conservative and Labour suffering serious set backs.

The UK results can be seen on the BBC election page at -

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/topics/crjeqkdevwvt/the-uks-european-elections-2019

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