Hackney results: European Parliamentary Election 2019

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Voting in the European Parliamentary Election took place on Thursday 23 May.

Labour topped the poll with 23,825 votes, a 35 per cent share of the vote, followed by the Liberal Democrats in second place with 15,966, or 23.5 per cent of votes cast.

The Green party finished a close third with 15,703 votes (23.1 per cent), whilst the Brexit party won fourth place with 4,097 (six per cent).

Next came Change UK with 3,669 votes (5.4 per cent), beating the Conservatives, who got 2,109 votes (3.1 per cent).

The Women’s Equality Party finished with a 1.2 per cent share, ahead of UKIP on one per cent.

Turnout for the election was 41.7 per cent and the total number of votes cast was 68,027. There were 575 rejected ballot papers.

Counting took place on Sunday 26 May, with results announced after 10pm.

The total number of valid votes given to each registered party and individual candidate in the London Borough of Hackney is as follows:

Name of party or independent                                           Votes
Animal Welfare Party517
Change UK – The Independent Group3,669
Conservative and Unionist Party2,109
Green Party15,703
Labour Party23,825
Liberal Democrats15,966
The Brexit Party4,097
UK European Union Party (UKEUP)399
UK Independence Party (UKIP)686
Women’s Equality Party804
Daze Aghaji82
Roger Hallam30
Alan Dennis Kirkby11
Kofi Mawuli Klu23
Zoe Delemere Lafferty15
Claudia McDowell28
Andrew Medhurst7
Henry Muss11
Mike Shad15
Ian Sowden9
Andrea Venzon21


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