SNP runs away with Highland Council area win in European Parliamentary Election count polling more than double the votes of nearest rival the Brexit Party; Liberal Democrats come third with Conservatives and Greens further behind and Labour well off the pace
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THE SNP dominated the votes in the European Parliamentary Election for the Highland Council counting area.
A total of 28,681 votes for the SNP was more than double the Brexit Party which was runner-up for the area with 13,854.
There were 77,206 votes cast in the Highlands, equating to a turnout of 43.2 per cent.
This included 22,876 postal votes.
The votes were counted in Dingwall last night.
The total number of valid votes in the Highland Council area were:
- 28,681 – SNP
- 13,854 – Brexit Party
- 13,416 – Liberal Democrats
- 7577 – Conservatives
- 7052 – Greens
- 3109 – Labour
- 1619 – UKIP
- 1199 – Change UK
- 286 – Gordon Edgar
- 124 – Ken Parke
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