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
- 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 candidate||Number of valid votes|
|Scottish National Party (SNP)||594,553|
|The Brexit Party||233,006|
|Conservative and Unionist Party||182,476|
|Scottish Green Party||129,603|
|Change UK - The Independent Group||30,004|
|UK Independence Party (UKIP)||28,418|
6 allocated Members of European Parliament (MEP)
|Seat Number||Name of party/candidate to whom seat allocated||Name of successful candidate||Number of votes on allocation|
|1||Scottish National Party (SNP)||Alyn Smith||594,553|
|2||Scottish National Party (SNP)||Christian Allard||297,277|
|3||The Brexit Party||Louis Stedman-Bryce||233,006|
|4||Liberal Democrats||Shiela Ewan Ritchie||218,285|
|5||Scottish National Party (SNP)||Aileen McLeod||198,184|
|6||Conservative and Unionist Party||Nosheena Mobarik||182,476|
The new UK MEPs listed in the table above will take up their seat in the European Parliament on the 2nd July 2019.