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Lothian Valuation Joint Board

Lothian Valuation Joint Board

EU Parliamentary Election 2019 – Results

The UK elects 73 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs). For these elections it is divided into 12 regions (Scotland, N. Ireland, Wales and 9 in England).

The electoral region of Scotland has 6 MEPs who represent all constituents in the region.

Kenneth Lawrie, Regional Returning Officer for the Electoral Region of Scotland at the European Parliamentary Election held on 23 May 2019 gave public notice of:

  • The total number of votes cast and the turnout;
  • The total number of valid votes given to each registered party and individual candidate, and;
  • The number of votes which such a party or candidate had at any stage when a seat was allocated, and the names of each candidate to whom a seat has been allocated.

Total number of votes cast: 1,576,485

Turnout: 39.9%

  • City of Edinburgh – 50.2%
  • East Lothian – 42.9%
  • Midlothian – 38.2%
  • West Lothian – 38.5%

(Turnout across the UK was 36.9%, whilst turnout across the EU was 50.95%)

Total number of valid votes given to each registered party/individual candidate

Name of registered party or individual candidateNumber of valid votes
Scottish National Party (SNP)594,553
The Brexit Party233,006
Liberal Democrats218,285
Conservative and Unionist Party182,476
Labour Party146,724
Scottish Green Party129,603
Change UK - The Independent Group30,004
UK Independence Party (UKIP)28,418
Edgar, Gordon6,128
Parke, Ken2,049

6 allocated Members of European Parliament (MEP)

Seat NumberName of party/candidate to whom seat allocatedName of successful candidateNumber of votes on allocation
1Scottish National Party (SNP)Alyn Smith594,553
2Scottish National Party (SNP)Christian Allard297,277
3The Brexit PartyLouis Stedman-Bryce233,006
4Liberal DemocratsShiela Ewan Ritchie218,285
5Scottish National Party (SNP)Aileen McLeod198,184
6Conservative and Unionist PartyNosheena Mobarik182,476

The new UK MEPs listed in the table above will take up their seat in the European Parliament on the 2nd July 2019.