Highland result of 2014 European Parliamentary Election count
There were 65,307 votes cast in Highland in the five yearly European Parliamentary Elections, a turnout of 36.3 per cent. 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 or individual||Votes cast|
|British National Party||435|
|Scottish Green Party||5,615|
|Scottish National Party (SNP)||19,810|
|UK Independence Party (UKIP)||7,818|
Rejected votes 136
Total votes cast 65,307
Percentage turn out 36.3 per cent
26 May 2014