THE Brexit Party has stormed to victory in the European Parliament election vote in Warrington.

Nigel Farage’s new party secured a huge win in the town after winning 17,830 votes.

The Liberal Democrats came second with 11,472, followed by Labour with 9,534, Green Party with 6,629, Conservatives with 4,634, UKIP with 2,111, Change UK – The Independent Group with 1,834, Tommy Robinson with 1,162, English Democrats with 358, UK European Union Party with 240 and Mohmmad Aslam with 52.

There were 409 rejected ballot papers, with turnout totalling 35.57 per cent.

The Warrington result was declared by council chief executive Steven Broomhead at Birchwood Leisure and Tennis Complex at around 11.30pm.

It was announced before the north west results were declared – with The Brexit Party winning three seats in the north west, Labour two, Liberal Democrats two and the Green Party one.

Elected in the region are Claire Fox, Brexit Party, Henrik Nielsen, Brexit Party, David Bull, Brexit Party, Theresa Griffin, Labour, Julie Ward, Labour, Chris Davies, Liberal Democrats, Jane Brophy, Liberal Democrats, and Gina Dowding, Green Party.

The Brexit Party won 541,843 votes, Labour 380,193, Liberal Democrats 297,507, Green Party 216,581, Conservatives 131,002, UKIP 62,464, Change UK – The Independent Group 47,237, Tommy Robinson 38,908, English Democrats 10,045, UK European Union Party 7,125, Mohammad Aslam 2,002.

There are 751 MEPs – of those, 73 represent the UK.

Success for the Brexit Party comes amid anger and frustration at the deadlock over Brexit in Parliament, with many frustrated at figures in Westminster.

Warrington was one of the areas that voted to exit the EU in the referendum in 2016 – with Leave winning 62,487 votes in the town, which amounted to 54.3 per cent.