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
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   (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
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