European Parliament Election results

The European Parliament Election was held in the UK on Thursday, 22nd May 2014. Electors cast their vote for one of nine political parties on the ballot paper.Votes cast within the electoral region of Scotland were aggregated from each local authority area and six MEPs were elected.

The counting of votes in the Aberdeenshire Council area took place at the Garioch Sports Centre in Inverurie on Sunday, 25th May, with the result declared by the Local Returning Officer, Colin Mackenzie. The detailed Aberdeenshire result can be found here, together with the results for the Electoral region of Scotland.

The turnout in Aberdeenshire was 32.63%.

Declaration of Results:

Declaration of Results (pdf 17kb)

European Parliamentary Election 2014 - Electoral Region of Scotland Results:

Electoral Region of Scotland Results (pdf 15kb)

European Parliamentary Election 2014 - Electoral Region of Scotland - Summary of Votes Cast:

Electoral Region of Scotland - Summary of Votes Cast (pdf 187kb)

Notice of Election:

Notice of Election (pdf 276kb)

Notice of Poll:

Notice of Poll (pdf 176kb)

Notice of Election Agents:

Notice of Election Agents (pdf 241kb)

Notices of Situation of Polling Places:

Notice of Situation - Banff and Buchan Constituency Area (pdf 20kb)

Notice of Situation - Gordon Constituency Area (pdf 20kb)

Notice of Situation – West Aberdeenshire and Kincardine Constituency Area (pdf 21kb)

LOCAL BRIEFING FOR AGENTS

A local European Parliament Election briefing session was held on Monday, 28 April, 2014, in Woodhill House, Aberdeen. This session provided further information about postal vote opening arrangements, polling and the count within the Aberdeenshire Council area. Packs containing additional information about local election arrangements were made available at the briefing.

NATIONAL BRIEFING SESSION FOR PROSPECTIVE CANDIDATES AND THEIR AGENTS

A briefing for prospective candidates intending to contest the European Parliamentary Elections in Scotland, and for their election agents, took place on 25 March and was given by the Regional Returning Officer for the Electoral Region of Scotland, Mary Pitcaithly, with support from her staff, the Electoral Commission and Police Scotland. The event covered a range of information, including:

  • The nomination process
  • Important dates
  • Roles, responsibilities and key contacts
  • Campaign spending limits and behaviour
  • Postal Voting
  • Polling
  • The count (local and national)
  • Integrity controls

Attached here are the Powerpoint slides from that presentation.

They are also available on the Electoral Management Board for Scotland website (www.electionsscotland.info), while generic nomination papers can be accessed from the Electoral Commission website

The deadline for the delivery of nomination papers was 4pm on 24 April

For more information about the European Parliament Elections in the Aberdeenshire Council area, please contact the Aberdeenshire Council Election Team

If your query relates to whether you are on the electoral register or if you wish to apply for a postal or proxy vote, please contact the Electoral Registration Officer.

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