Scottish results of European Elections announced
The European Election results for Scotland have been announced at the City Chambers in Edinburgh.
The announcement was made on Monday 26 May 2014 by Regional Returning Officer Mary Pitcaithly.
The number of votes cast for each party and the individual candidates are:
BRITAIN FIRST, 13,639 (1.0%)
BRITISH NATIONAL PARTY, 10,216 (0.8%)
CONSERVATIVE PARTY, 231,330 (17.2%)
LABOUR PARTY, 348,219 (25.9%)
LIBERAL DEMOCRATS, 95,319 (7.1%)
NO2EU, 6,418 (0.5%)
SCOTTISH GREEN PARTY, 108,305 (8.0%)
SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY (SNP), 389,503 (28.9%)
UK INDEPENDENCE PARTY (UKIP), 140,534 (10.4%)
Rejected papers 2,184 (0.2%)
Total votes cast 1,345,667
The following candidates have been duly elected to serve in the European Parliament as members for the Scottish region:
IAN HUDGHTON, SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY (SNP)
2 DAVID MARTIN, LABOUR PARTY
IAN DUNCAN, CONSERVATIVE PARTY
4 ALYN SMITH, SCOTTISH NATIONAL PARTY (SNP)
5 CATHERINE STIHLER, LABOUR PARTY
6 DAVID COBURN, UK INDEPENDENCE PARTY (UKIP)
For further details of the results and the European Elections, please see the Elections section of the Council website.