The Brexit Party amassed thousands of votes in the EU elections.

The party gathered 5,000 votes more than the closest party across Maldon, similar to across the eastern region.

A total of 1,603,017 votes were cast in this year's elections.

In Maldon, there was a 37 per cent turnout, with a total of 17,905 votes cast.

A further 137 papers were spoiled.

Here's how many votes each party received in the elections;

Change UK - 699

Conservatives - 1,945

English Democrats - 123

Green Party - 2,061

Labour - 746

Liberal Democrats - 3,132

Brexit Party - 8,436

UKIP - 692

Independents - 42

The seven MEPs for this region are:

Richard Tice, Brexit Party

Michael Heaver, Brexit Party

June Mummery, Brexit Party

Barbara Gibson, Liberal Democrat

Lucy Nethsingha, Liberal Democrat

Catherine Rowett, Green

Geoffrey Van Orden, Conservative