Chelmsford City Council

European election results 2019

The count and declaration of results

We can announce that for the whole of the Eastern region:

  • the total electorate was 4,407,975
  • there were 1,598,455 votes cast for candidates
  • there were 9,589 rejected votes
  • that turnout was 36.48%

Elected MEPs

The seven MEPs for this region are:

  • Richard Tice, Brexit Party
  • Michael Heaver, Brexit Party
  • June Mummery, Brexit Party
  • Barbara Gibson, Liberal Democrat
  • Lucy Nethsingha, Liberal Democrat
  • Catherine Rowett, Green
  • Geoffrey Van Orden, Conservative


  • Change UK The Independent Group: 58,274 votes (3.65%)
  • Conservative and Unionist Party: 163,830 votes (10.25%)
  • English Democrats: 10,217 votes (0.64%)
  • Green Party: 202,460 votes (12.67%)
  • Labour Party: 139,490 votes (8.73%)
  • Liberal Democrats: 361,563 votes (22.62%)
  • The Brexit Party: 604,715 votes (37.83%)
  • UK Independence Party (UKIP): 54,676 votes (3.42%)
  • Independent (Attila Csordas): 3,230 votes (0.20%)

Results by area

CouncilChange UKConservativesEng. Dem.Green PartyLabourLib DemsBrexit PartyUKIPInd.
Norwich City Council11971915197952962398800782094971
Peterborough City Council1277459428445637272649116196153765
Rochford District Council77322012522478108332761239698546
South Cambridgeshire District Council390646852148351267520975131741018102
South Norfolk District Council1421477426865472305949514288125591
Southend-on-Sea Borough Council1,4653,8492575,2144,2558,08518,0321,582133
St Albans City and District Council2235458317160102752222321059071768
Stevenage Borough Council8482391143232938903803763676759
Tendring District Council1086328237234992523501621410219073
Three Rivers District Council925272590272716807707848668240

You can also download a spreadsheet of the results.

Voting system

EU elections in the UK are run using the ‘party list’ system, rather than the ‘first past the post’ system.

The party list system is a type of proportional representation. This is where seats are shared out proportionately, according to the share of the vote. For example, if a region had 10 seats available and one party received 50% of the vote, they would win five seats. 

When casting your vote, you choose a party, rather than an individual candidate. Each party has a list of candidates, presented in preferential order. If a party secures enough votes to win a seat, the first candidate on their list takes that seat. If the party wins enough votes for two seats, Candidates 1 and 2 from their list are elected, and so on.

In this region, there are seven seats available.  

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Last updated: 06 November 2020

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