Election of the European Parliament 2019
Elections of the European Parliament took place on Thursday 23 May 2019.
Full results for the North West Area are published on the North West Votes website.
The statement of the result for the North West electoral region is available to download here.
The total number of valid votes given to each registered party in the Ribble Valley is as follows
|Change UK - The Independent Group||450|
|Conservative and Unionist Party||2214|
|The Brexit Party||6759|
|UK European Union Party (UKEUP)||53|
|UK Independence Party (UKIP)||548|
|Want of an official mark||2|
|Voting for more than one registered party or individual||21|
|Writing or mark by which voter could be identified||1|
|Unmarked or void for uncertainty||124|
|The total number of rejected ballot papers||148|
European Parliamentary Elections 2019 Statement of Local Totals
The results of verification for Ribble Valley are set out below
|Total number of verified ballot papers from polling stations||13,603|
|Total number of verified postal ballot papers||3,582|
|Total number of verified ballot papers going forward to the count||17,185|
Download the Final Result of Verification Summary.
Download the Statement as to Result of Verification including return of contents from Polling Stations and Postal Ballot Boxes.
Notice of Situation of Polling Stations
Download the Notice of Situation of Polling Stations
Notice of Particulars of Agents and Sub-Agents
Download the Notice of Particulars of Agents and Sub-Agents.
Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll
Download the Statement of Persons Nominated and Notice of Poll.
Notice of Election
Download the Notice of Election.
The European Parliament represents people living in the twenty eight Member Countries of the European Union.
Elections for the European Parliament are held every five years and the next elections will take place on 23 May 2019. In the North West more than 5 million people will have the opportunity to vote for their representatives in the European Parliament (known as Members of the European Parliament or MEPs). There are 8 seats available in the North West.
The European Parliament elections use a form of proportional representation. Voters have one vote only, and this can be cast for either a political party or an independent candidate. Each political party puts forward a list of candidates and the number of MEPs that are elected from each party to represent the North West will depend on the overall share of the vote that party receives.
MEPs represent the whole of the North West region and so everybody who is eligible to vote in the region will be voting for the same list of parties and candidates.
The North West is made up of 39 local authority areas and each one has a Local Returning Officer who is responsible for running the election in their area. This includes producing the register of electors, sending out postal votes, running polling stations and counting the votes cast in that area.
Once all votes have been counted the Local Returning Officer reports the number of votes cast for each party to the Regional Returning Officer, who adds up all votes cast in the 39 local authority areas and allocates the seats using a form of proportional representation.
The results of the election cannot be declared until all polls have closed across Europe and so the results of the elections in the North West will be declared after 10pm on Sunday 26 May.
Marshall Scott is the Local Returning Officer for the Ribble Valley.
Further infomation about the Regional Returning Officer found at North West Votes.