Farage’s Brexit Party receives most votes across Lewes

Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks to the media as he stands with newly elected Brexit Party MEPs. (Photo by Peter Summers/Getty Images)
Brexit Party leader Nigel Farage speaks to the media as he stands with newly elected Brexit Party MEPs. (Photo by Peter Summers/Getty Images)

Nigel Farage’s Brexit Party received the most votes across Lewes at last week’s European elections.

The Lib Dems came a close second, with the Greens third, then the Conservatives, Labour in fifth and Change UK sixth.

The area is part of the South East region, which has elected ten new MEPs to the European Parliament.

Four are from the Brexit Party, three are Lib Dems, with one for the Greens, Conservatives, and Labour each.

The breakdown of votes in the Lewes district is:

Change UK – The Independent Group 1,308

Conservative and Unionist Party 2,747

Green Party 6,707

Labour Party 1,948

Liberal Democrats 9,144

The Brexit Party 10,210

The Socialist Party of Great Britain 29

UK European Union Party (UKEUP) 67

UK Independence Party (UKIP) 560

Independent Jason McMahon 51

Independent David Round 27

Independent Michael Turberville 14