Euro election results

THE political representation for the Eastern region in Europe remains unchanged following the election count on Sunday. Labour MEP Richard Howitt hung on to his seat despite seeing a drop in the overall percentage of the vote received by his party. The Gr

THE political representation for the Eastern region in Europe remains unchanged following the election count on Sunday.

Labour MEP Richard Howitt hung on to his seat despite seeing a drop in the overall percentage of the vote received by his party.

The Green Party came closest to disrupting the political balance by polling more than 140,000 votes - about 26,000 less than Labour.

The count for the Eastern region was held in the St Ivo Leisure Centre in St Ives and seven MEPs were elected to the European Parliament.


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Less than half of the total electorate in the Easton region turned out to vote in the European elections.

The Easton region's seven MEPs are:

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Geoffrey Van Orden (Con)

Robert Sturdy (Con)

Vicky Ford (Con)

David Campbell Bannerman (UKIP)

John Agnew (UKIP)

Andrew Duff (Lib Dem)

Richard Howitt (Lab)

Turnout: 1,603,340

Electorate: 4,252,669

Voting figures:

Animals Count: 13,201

British National Party: 97,013

Christian Party: 24,646

Conservative Party: 500,331

English Democrats Party: 32,211

Jury Team: 6354

Liberal Democrats: 221,235

No 2 EU: Yes to Democracy: 13,939

Libertas: 9940

Socialist Labour Party: 13,599

The Green Party: 141,016

The Labour Party: 167,833

United Kingdom First: 38,185

United Kingdom Independence Party: 313,921

Peter Rigby (Independent): 9916

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