In The Press » May 4th2012 - UKIP candidate gets third of votes
UKIP third party in Lincolnshire
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UK Independence Party
From the Office of Derek Clark, MEP, East Midlands
Rowan House, 23 Billing Road, Northampton NN1 5AT
Tel: 01604 620064 Fax: 01604 636002
May 4th, 2012
The success of UKIP nationwide was mirrored in Lincolnshire as the party's candidates knocked back the Liberal Democrats into fourth place in wards across the city.
Six of the seven UKIP candidates in this week's elections, came third at the pools, smashing the Liberal Democrat share of the vote.
Candidates Tony Wells and Nicola Smith achieved 19.1 per cent and 17.5 per cent of the vote respectively.
Lincolnshire UKIP MEP Derek Clark: "These were fantastic results and illustrate perfectly the steady rise of our party in the city.
"People realise we are the commonsense party, we offer real solutions to the very real problems people in this country are facing.
"People are fed up with the dogma churned out by the other parties and are turning to us.
"We are making steady progress, as these results in Lincolnshire and indeed, across the whole of the East Midlands and beyond, illustrate."
The UKIP exists because none of the old traditional political parties are prepared to accept that the real government of Britain is now being transferred to Brussels.
Our purpose is to restore the authority for governing Britain to our elected parliament in Westminster. We believe that decisions made on behalf of people are made closest to the people, be they local, national or international decisions, which informs our wide-ranging manifesto covering issues right across the political spectrum