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UKIP Top SW Euro Poll, Greens Win Seat, Lib Dem Watson Out

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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

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