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European Parliamentary elections were held in the UK on Thursday 23 May.

The Liberal Democrats topped the poll with 19,890 votes, a 29.8 per cent share of the total vote, narrowly beating Labour, which received 19,017 votes, a 28.5 per cent share.

The Green party came third with 13,047 votes (19.6 per cent), whilst the Brexit party won fourth place with 6,508 (9.8 per cent).

Next came Change UK with 3,771 votes (5.7 per cent), finishing ahead of the Conservatives who got 1,632 votes (2.4 per cent).

UKIP received a 1.4 per cent share of the vote, with the Women’s Equality Party just behind on 1.3 per cent.

The total number of votes cast was 66,657. There were 303 rejected ballot papers.

Counting took place on Sunday 26 May, with results announced after 10pm.

The total number of valid votes given to each registered party and individual candidate in the London Borough of Islington is as follows:

Party/individual candidateNumber of votes
Animal Welfare Party519
Change UK – The Independent Group3,771
Conservative and Unionist Party1,632
Green Party13,047
Labour Party19,017
Liberal Democrats19,890
The Brexit Party6,508
UK European Union Party (UKEUP)335
UK Independence Party (UKIP)913
Women’s Equality Party840
Daze Aghaji43
Roger Hallam26
Alan Dennis Kirkby3
Kofi Mawuli Klu9
Zoë Delemere Lafferty3
Claudia McDowell15
Andrew Medhurst10
Henry Muss5
Mike Shad32
Ian Sowden11
Andrea Venzon28
Total number of votes66,657