Counting will commence today (26 May) to find out who represents the United Kingdom in the European Parliament.
Voting took place on 23 May at polling stations around the country with 77,681 people turning out in Chesterfield to choose the party they wanted to select - a turnout of 32.2 per cent.
Members of the European Parliament are in place to both represent and defend the country’s interests in the EU decision-making process.
The count results for the East Midlands region will be collated by Kettering Borough Council at Kettering Conference Centre on Sunday 26 May and the regional results will be available to view here when finalised www.kettering.gov.uk/europeanelections2019.
The regional declaration cannot take place until all 40 regions in the East Midlands have been able to announce their own results. These announcements will take place after 10pm. Although the exact time the regional result will be available is unknown at this time.
First published on 26 May 2019
Last updated on 26 May 2019