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For some research/data analysis, I would like to find electoral data from the 2017 UK general election aggregated by European Parliament constituency. For Scotland, Wales, and NI, these data are readily available, since the EP constituencies are coterminous with those polities. However, I have not been able to find similar data for England's European Parliament regions. I could always aggregate constituency and ward data manually, but it would make my life much easier if there was ready data aggregating the results by English EP constituency.

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    I don't know of a source for the precompiled data, but is a lookup table from westminster constituency to EU election region any use? geoportal.statistics.gov.uk/datasets/… That ought to allow the problem to be scripted fairly quickly... – origimbo Jul 1 '19 at 15:50
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    I trust you're already aware that this is not a meaningful measure of how the mood of the British people between 2017 and 2019? – Joe C Jul 1 '19 at 20:02
  • You can find a list of Westminster constituencies within each European Parliament constituency (contiguous with regions) here: beta.parliament.uk/find-your-constituency – Joe C Jul 1 '19 at 20:08
  • @Joe C makes an important point. Be aware that througout the EU, the EU elections always have a low turnout (often driven by anti-european sentiment) and the 2017 UK General Election had a very high (possibly more representative??) turn out. The two are not directly comparable – Dave Gremlin Jul 4 '19 at 21:23
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I have collated this data by using the look-up table mapping from UK Parliament constituency to European Parliament constituency provided by the Office for National Statistics, as well as the official per-constituency results of the 2017 General Election, available from the House of Commons Library.

The results are below. Note that the calculated overall winner is not strictly accurate in the context of European elections, as they do not use the FPTP voting system.

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Data:

european_constituency electorate valid_votes invalid_votes con lab ld ukip green snp pc dup sf sdlp uup alliance other other_winner winner
East Midlands 3415899 2357458 5251 1195982 954635 101612 56358 34355 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14516 0 con
Eastern 4433341 3094309 7354 1690813 1012357 244054 77793 58704 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10588 0 con
London 5464504 3828498 10650 1268800 2086595 336725 49369 67561 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19448 0 lab
North East 1938346 1280066 2275 440613 709738 58409 49348 16080 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5878 0 lab
North West 5301084 3595506 7751 1301562 1972632 193053 68946 39608 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19705 0 lab
Northern Ireland 1242698 812183 2886 3895 0 0 0 7452 0 0 292316 238915 95419 83280 64553 26353 16148 dup
Scotland 3988441 2649695 3902 757949 717007 179062 5302 5886 977568 0 0 0 0 0 0 6921 0 snp
South East 6513697 4635887 11890 2495350 1326380 487203 104509 143873 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 78572 34299 con
South West 4181099 3002659 6411 1542296 875213 448730 33160 68010 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35250 0 con
Wales 2298161 1575814 2788 528839 771354 71039 31376 5128 0 164466 0 0 0 0 0 3612 0 lab
West Midlands 4132560 2766222 6929 1356486 1175095 122287 50106 46347 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15901 0 con
Yorkshire and The Humber 3926703 2605887 6101 1054099 1276912 129687 67801 32661 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44727 0 lab
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