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European election candidates: Yorks. and the Humber

Elections for the European parliament will be held on 4 June 2009. Voters in the UK will elect a total of 72 MEPs, a reduction from the current 78 due to the enlargement of the European Union.

The UK is divided into 12 electoral regions, each represented by a different number of MEPs. Click on the names below to find a complete list of candidates in your area.

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YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER - 6 MEPs

Parties listed alphabetically. Guide to abbreviations

Name Party Party list order
Andrew Brons BNP 1
Nick Cass BNP 2
Chris Beverley BNP 3
Marlene Guest BNP 4
Paul Harris BNP 5
Trevor Brown BNP 6
Edward McMillan-Scott CON 1
Timothy Kirkhope CON 2
Fleur Butler CON 3
Matthew Bean CON 4
Nick Burrows CON 5
Glynis Frew CON 6
Sid Cordle CPCPA 1
Andrew McClintock CPCPA 2
Angela MacDonald CPCPA 3
John O'Brien CPCPA 4
Samantha Cauldwell CPCPA 5
Rebecca Jones CPCPA 6
Michael Cassidy English Dem. 1
Joanne Robinson English Dem. 2
Peter Davies English Dem. 3
David Wildgoose English Dem. 4
Paul McEnhill English Dem. 5
Geoffrey Crossman English Dem. 6
Martin Hemingway GRN 1
Shan Oakes GRN 2
Leslie Rowe GRN 3
Lesley Hedges GRN 4
Kevin Warnes GRN 5
Steve Barnard GRN 6
Barbara Hibbert JT 1
Anthony Hooper JT 2
Ben Saxton JT 3
Linda McAvan LAB 1
Richard Corbett LAB 2
Emma Hoddinott LAB 3
David Bowe LAB 4
Melanie Onn LAB 5
Mahroof Hussain LAB 6
Diana Wallis LD 1
Stewart Arnold LD 2
Rebecca Taylor LD 3
James Monaghan LD 4
Nader Fekri LD 5
Neil Poole LD 6
Antony Devoy LIB-EU 1
Edward Devoy LIB-EU 2
Stephen Clark LIB-EU 3
Diana MacLeod LIB-EU 4
Trevor Bending LIB-EU 5
Kathleen Harris LIB-EU 6
Keith Gibson NO2EU 1
Celia Foote NO2EU 2
Jackie Grunsell NO2EU 3
Peter March NO2EU 4
Mike Davies NO2EU 5
Juliet Marie Boddington NO2EU 6
William Capstick SLP 1
Linda Sheridan SLP 2
Stephen Yoxall SLP 3
Holly Yoxall SLP 4
Terence Robinson SLP 5
Christopher Butler SLP 6
Godfrey Bloom UKIP 1
Jonathan Arnott UKIP 2
Jason Smith UKIP 3
Toby Horton UKIP 4
David Daniel UKIP 5
Lynette Afshar UKIP 6



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EUROPEAN ELECTION RESULTS

MEP Seats

  Votes MEPs
Party % +/- % Total +/-
EPP 33.4 -1.4 264 -18
Socialists 23.2 -4.1 183 -26
Liberal 11.0 +1.6 84 +5
Green 7.4 +1.3 50 +9
Left 5.3 -0.6 34 -2
UEN 3.4 +1.6 28 +2
Ind/Dem 2.7 -1.8 21 -15
No Group 13.6 +3.4 72 +3.4
0 of 27 countries declared.

UK Total MEP Seats

Party Votes MEPs
% +/- % Total +/-
CON 27.7 1.0 *26 1
UKIP 16.5 0.3 13 1
LAB 15.7 -6.9 13 -5
LD 13.7 -1.2 11 1
GRN 8.6 2.4 2 0
BNP 6.2 1.3 2 2
SNP 2.1 0.7 2 0
PC 0.8 -0.1 1 0
OTH 8.5 2.4 0 0
SF 1 0
DUP 1 0
72 of 72 seats declared. Vote share figures exclude Northern Ireland as it has a separate electoral system to the rest of the UK
* Includes UCUNF MEP elected in Northern Ireland
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