Highland Council area result of 2019 European Parliamentary Election count

Issued on behalf of the Local Returning Officer

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 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:

Party

Number of

Votes

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

26 May 2019
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