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European election results: UKIP most popular in Colchester
Updated 11:20pm Sunday 25th May 2014 in News
UKIP was the most popular party among Colchester voters in this year's European election.
In total, 35 per cent of counted votes in the borough went to the party, which won three out of the seven available seats for the East of England.
In Colchester, the Conservatives won 28 per cent of the vote and Labour received 15 per cent.
The Liberal Democrats got 11 per cent of votes and the Green Party won ten per cent.
In total, 45,439 voters in Colchester took part in Thursday's poll.
East of England results - elected MEPs
John Agnew (UKIP)
Tim Aker (UKIP)
Patrick O'Flynn (UKIP)
David Campbell Bannerman (Conservative)
Vicky Ford (Conservative)
Geoffrey Van Orden (Conservative)
Richard Howitt (Labour)
European election votes in Colchester borough
An Independence from Europe: 695
British National Party: 294
Christian Peoples Alliance: 317
Conservative Party: 12,680
English Democrats: 542
Green Party: 4,543
Labour Party: 6,715
Liberal Democrats: 5,049
UK Independence Party (UKIP): 14,489
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