European Election Results
European Election Results 2014
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) are elected by proportional representation (PR). Instead of electing one person to one seat in each constituency, the UK is divided up into regions, and several MEPs are elected from each region.
Scotland is treated as one region and returns six MEPs out of 73 for the UK. The PR system uses closed regional lists, where political parties put forward candidates within each region (the regional list). Individual candidates may also stand. Voters cast their vote either for a party or an individual candidate.
|Successful Candidate||Party||Votes on allocation of seat|
|Ian Hudghton||Scottish National Party (SNP)||389503|
|David Martin||Labour Party||348219|
|Ian Duncan||Conservative Party||231330|
|Alyn Smith||Scottish National Party (SNP)||194752|
|Catherine Stihler||Labour Party||174110|
|David Adam Coburn||UK Independence Party (UKIP)||140534|
The full results can be downloaded below.
The results from the Edinburgh Local Counting Area including the number of rejected votes are also available to download below.
European Election Results 2009
You can also download the results from the 2009 European elections. If you would like to view the results from previous elections, please contact our team.