European Parliamentary Election 2019 results announced

European Parliamentary Election 2019 results announced
26 May 2019

The voting results in Orkney for the European Parliamentary Election 2019 have been counted.

Statement of Local Totals

I, Karen Greaves, Depute Local Returning Officer appointed for the Orkney counting area at the European Parliamentary Election in the Electoral Region of Scotland, held on 23 May 2019, hereby certify, and declare:

1. The total number of valid votes given to each registered party and individual candidate in the Orkney area is as follows:

PartyNumber of Votes
Change UK – The Independent Group.  75
Conservative and Unionist Party.  499
Labour Party.  204
Liberal Democrats.  2144
Scottish Green Party.  724
Scottish National Party (SNP).  1548
The Brexit Party.  1035
UK Independence Party (UKIP).  157
Edgar, Gordon.  16
Parke, Ken.  5

2. The number of ballot papers rejected is as follows:

ReasonNumber
a) want of an official mark.  0
b) voting for more than one registered party/individual candidate.  8
c) writing or mark by which voter could be identified.  1
d) unmarked or void for uncertainty.  22
The total number of rejected ballot papers was (a+b+c+d)  31

Depute Local Returning Officer:

26 May 2019.

School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

Telephone: 01856 873535

Email: customerservice@orkney.gov.uk

Orkney Islands Council: BOREAS DOMUS MARE AMICUS