European Election Results

The following 10 candidates have been elected to represent the South East Region: 

  • The Brexit Party (4) – Nigel Paul Farage, Alexandra Lesley Phillips, Robert Andrew Rowland and Belinda Claire De Camborne Lucy.   
  • Liberal Democrats (3) – Catherine Zena Bearder, Antony James Hook and Judith Bunting.
  • Green Party (1) – Alexandra Phillips.
  • Conservative and Unionist Party (1) – Daniel Hannan.  
  • Labour Party (1) – John Howarth.

At the last election in 2014, 4 UKIP candidates were elected, 3 Conservative, 1 Labour, 1 Green and 1 Liberal Democrat candidate (further analysis in 2014).

The number of votes recorded for each party or independent candidate in the South East Region were as follows:

  • Change UK – the Independent Group – 105,832 
  • Conservative and Unionist Party – 260,277 
  • Green Party – 343,249 
  • Labour Party – 184,678 
  • Liberal Democrats – 653,743 
  • The Brexit Party – 915,686 
  • The Socialist Party of Great Britain – 3,505 
  • UK European Party (UKEUP) – 7,645 
  • UK Independence Party (UKIP) – 56,487 
  • McMahon, Jason Guy Spencer – 3,650 
  • Round, David Victor – 2,606 
  • Turberville, Michael Jeffrey – 1,587

In the Wealden district the number of votes recorded for each party or independent were as follows:

  • Change UK – the Independent Group – 2,047
  • Conservative and Unionist Party –  5,593
  • Green Party – 7,339
  • Labour Party – 1,681
  • Liberal Democrats – 11,080
  • The Brexit Party – 21,321
  • The Socialist Party of Great Britain – 52
  • UK European Party (UKEUP) – 118
  • UK Independence Party (UKIP) – 1,086
  • McMahon, Jason Guy Spencer – 89
  • Round, David Victor – 55
  • Turberville, Michael Jeffrey – 30

In Wealden there were 289 rejected ballot papers. The turnout in Wealden was 41.65% (in 2014 the turnout was 37.97%).

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