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New faces on the National Executive Committee as record poll count is completed


Published Dec 16, 2016

The count of UKIP member votes to determine which NEC candidates have been elected to the National Executive Committee was completed last night.

Following the count, Party Chairman Paul Oakden said: "Congratulations to the seven successful candidates, I'm looking forward to working with them all on our NEC.

"I'd like to thank Marion Mason, who has acted as Returning Officer and has overseen a thorough and transparent election. Thanks also to all of our magnificent members who turned out over two long days to help us conduct our count – your good spirits and hard work demonstrated the very best of our party."

 

There were seven places on the NEC up for grabs and 90 candidates stood.

The successful seven candidates were:

Steve Crowther - 3,650 votes
Katie Fanning - 2,387 votes
Fiona Mills - 2,148 votes
Mick McGough - 2,090 votes
Piers Wauchope - 2,045 votes
Paul Oakley - 2,038 votes
Anish Patel - 1,949 votes

The full results of the NEC election count were:

  No. of Votes
Crowther, Steve   3,650  ELECTED
Fanning, Katie  2,387  ELECTED
Mills, Fiona  2,148  ELECTED
McGough, Mick  2,090  ELECTED
Wauchope, Piers  2,045  ELECTED
Oakley, Paul  2,038  ELECTED
Patel, Anish  1,949  ELECTED
Walters, Paula  1,600
Moncreiff, Andrew  1,550
Bryant Patricia  1,525
Waters, Ryan  1,524
McWhirter, Rob  1,507
Garbutt, Nathan  1,497
Arnott, Simon  1,473
Craig, Alan  1,469
Konstantinidis, George  1,458
Love, Alan  1,422
Griffiths, Peter  1,294
Wilks, Liz  1,253
Walker, Calum  1,128
Graves, Alan  1,085
Watson, Neville  1,070
Bullen, Paul  1,069
Eckersley, Phil  1,042
Cottam, Harry  1,017
Saunders, Jim  1,016
Bhati, Anil  971
McIntyre, Tony  967
Durrance, Terry  939
Stone, Alan  904
Gee, Mick  871
Walker, David  864
Shakesby, Malcolm  861
Hilton, Richard  838
Bryant, Robert  818
Fairweather, Sebastian  816
Boosey, Chris  806
Mendes, Chris  806
Harris, Peter  799
Main-Ian, William  786
Bingley, Richard  780
Rose, Kim  773
Gurney, John  740
Nicholson, Colin  701
Allum, David  667
Gravett, Roger  642
Chapman, Kalvin  631
Barker, Granville  612
Hornby, Sean  607
Morgan, Aden  598
Harris, Lee  572
Williams, Alun  561
Hickling, Paul  559
Burriss, Rhys  547
Van Der Elst, Anthony  540
Speakman, Mike  526
Smyth, Joseph  498
Pepper, Sid  487
Muswell, Pete  481
Hirst, David  459
White, Allan  444
Nieora, Alex  424
Conway, Jon  414
Lee, Brian  408
Wylde, Patrick  408
Davies, Gordon  406
Williams, Gareth  405
Martin, Seamus  394
Harris, Leonard  389
Dent, Mark  378
Sussman, Nigel  355
Forrest, Ben  354
Appleby, Barry  353
Allen, David  349
Moore, Philip  342
Gravett, Gerald  309
Edwards, Phil  305
Childs, Mark  300
Powlesland, Aidan  298
Robinson, Gerry  298
Odgers, Duncan  278
Gough, Mark  257
Allen, Edwin  252
Rumble, Michael  250
Edwards, Stan  238
Pye, Michael  218
Egan, Clive  201
Meacock, David  197
Jordan, Jeremy  166

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