How did Brighton vote in the European elections?
Last Thursday (23 May) UK citizens headed to the polling station to cast their vote in the 2019 European Parliament elections.
The votes were counted at the American Express Community Stadium on Sunday. The results for Brighton were collated as part of the South East of England region, and the final results were announced in Southampton in the early hours of Monday (27 May).
The results cover nine counties: Berkishire, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle of White, Kent, Oxfordshire, Surrey and West Sussex.
The party which won the most votes in Brighton was the Green Party, followed by the Liberal Democrats and the Brexit Party.
The turnout across Brighton and Hove was 91,734, which represents 46.83% of an electorate of 195,874 voters.
Here are the full results for Brighton and Hove:
- Change UK – The Independent Group: 4,478 votes;
- Conservative and Unionist Party: 4,739 votes;
- Green Party: 32,594 votes;
- Labour Party: 11,875 votes;
- Liberal Democrats: 20,337 votes;
- The Brexit Party: 15,914 votes;
- The Socialist Party of Great Britain: 180 votes;
- UK European Union Party (UKEUP): 219 votes;
- UK Independence Party (UKIP): 944 votes;
- McMahon, Jason Guy Spencer (Independent): 68 votes;
- Round, David Victor (Independent): 34 votes;
- Turberville, Michael Jeffrey (Independent): 29 votes.