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European election results for Preston and the North West

Posted on - 26th May, 2019 - 11:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Politics, Preston Council, Preston News
The Preston election count in West View Leisure Centre Pic: Preston Council
The Preston election count in West View Leisure Centre Pic: Preston Council

European Parliament election results have come in for Preston and the North West.

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The vote works on proportional representation so each voter had one vote and voted for a party.

The North West elects eight Members of European Parliament out of the UK’s 73 MEPs.

Turnout in Preston was 35.1 per cent.

Preston has bucked the national trend where the Brexit Party has been sweeping the board and the Lib Dems are making gains, with Labour winning the largest share of the vote in the city.

Read more: Here’s the full candidate list for the European elections in Preston

Here’s the results for Preston

Change UK – The Independent Group – 668
Conservative and Unionist Party – 2,400
English Democrats – 164
Green Party – 2,940
Labour Party – 10,230
Liberal Democrats – 5,305
The Brexit Party – 8,902
UK European Union Party – 109
UK Independence Party – 1,143
Mohmmad Aslam – Independent – 69
Tommy Robinson – 768

Here’s the result for South Ribble

Change UK – The Independent Group – 863
Conservative and Unionist Party – 3,096
English Democrats – 153
Green Party – 2,922
Labour Party – 4,025
Liberal Democrats – 4,899
The Brexit Party – 11,789
UK European Union Party – 118
UK Independence Party – 1,150
Mohmmad Aslam – Independent – 21
Tommy Robinson – 548

Here’s the full results for the North West region

Change UK – The Independent Group – 47,237
Conservative and Unionist Party – 131,002
English Democrats – 10,045
Green Party – 216,581
Labour Party – 380,193
Liberal Democrats – 297,507
The Brexit Party – 541,843
UK European Union Party – 7,125
UK Independence Party – 62,464
Mohmmad Aslam – Independent – 2,002
Tommy Robinson – 38,908

Turnout was 33.1 per cent

The MEPs elected are:

Brexit Party
Claire Regina Fox
Henrik Eyser Overgaard Neilsen
David Richard Bull

Labour
Theresa Mary Griffin
Julie Carolyn Ward

Liberl Democrats
Chris Davies
Jane Elisabeth Brophy

Green Party
Gina Dowding

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