The East Midlands became UKIP's heartland last night, with a share of the vote higher than it achieved in any other region.
UKIP is celebrating after winning three seats in the EU Parliament, while Labour and the Tories have two each.
The European Elections will take place between 22-25 May across the EU. Here are 22 interesting facts concerning the Midlands.
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UKIP top the poll in with Roger Helmer and Margot Parker re-elected.
The Conservatives came second, narrowly beating Labour. Emma McClarkin is re-elected, and she is joined by Andrew Lewer.
The final MEP is Labour's Glenis Willmott.
The Liberal Democrat's Bill Newton-Dunn loses his seat.
Your happy MEPs for the East Midlands. 2 UKIP. 2 Cons. 1 Lab. http://t.co/WXG8T2ikDq
- LAB - 93,740
- UKIP - 52,063
- CON - 39,329
- LD - 19,853
The early results from across the region seem to indicate that Labour is winning in many of the big cities, but coming a poor third other areas.
UKIP is polling well in all areas.
Nikki Sinclaire has conceded that she will not be re-elected as MEP for the West Midlands.
Ms Sinclaire won as a UKIP candidate in 2009, but left the party a year later, and set up the "We Demand A Referendum Now Party" in 2012.
Full results are yet to be announced.