The Liberal Democrats won more than double the number of votes of their nearest challengers The Brexit Party in St Albans in the European Parliament elections.

Votes were counted this evening following the election on Thursday, with a turnout of 47.05 per cent out of an electorate of 105, 473.

These will count towards the East of England European Parliament results, to be announced later this evening.

Voting in the district followed the strong Remain vote in the 2016 referendum, with the Lib Dems far ahead.

The Conservatives trailed the Green Party in fourth place with Labour in fifth, a few hundred votes ahead of Change UK.

The results are as follows:

  • Change UK - The Independent Group 2,235
  • Conservative and Unionist Party 4,583
  • English Democrats 171
  • Green Party 6,010
  • Labour Party 2,752
  • Liberal Democrats 22,232
  • The Brexit Party 10,590
  • UK Independence Party (UKIP) 717
  • Csordas, Attila 68
  • Electorate: 105,473 Turnout: 47.05%