UKIP Top SW Euro Poll, Greens Win Seat, Lib Dem Watson Out
9:24am 26th May 2014
(Updated 9:26am 26th May 2014)
UKIP poll the greatest number of votes across the South West Euro Constituency.
They pushed the Conservatives into 2nd place with Labour 3rd.
The Greens gained their first ever seat in the South West after finishing 4th
Graham Watson's 20 year run as a Euro MP is over after the Lib Dem vote collapsed and they could only finish 5th.
The following MEPs were elected to serve the South West Constituency for the next five years:
UKIP William Dartmouth & Julia Reid
Conservative Ashley Fox & Julie Girling,
Labour Clare Moody
Greens Molly Scott Cato
Party Votes cast % vote gain or loss%
UKIP 484,184 32.29 +10.2
Conservative 433,151 28.9 -1.36
Labour 206,124 13.75 +6.1
Green 166,447 11.1 +1.8
Liberal Democrat 160,376 10.7 -6.5
An Independence from Europe 23,169 1.6 n/a
English Democrats 15,081 1.0 -0.6
BNP 10,910 0.7 -3.2
Turnout 1,503,174 37.0 -1.8