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:
European Parliamentary Election 2014 - Electoral Region of Scotland Results:
European Parliamentary Election 2014 - Electoral Region of Scotland - Summary of Votes Cast:
Notice of Election:
Notices of Situation of Polling Places:
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
- The count (local and national)
- Integrity controls
Attached here are the Powerpoint slides from that presentation.
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.