Ukip are now the "third force" in British politics are coming top of the European elections, Nigel Farage has told ITV News.
Mr Farage said his "dream has become a reality" after winning a national election.
The Ukip leader also claimed the European and local elections made it "clear" that his party had a good targeting strategy for next year's general election.
Today EU leaders voted to back Jean-Claude Juncker as new president of the very powerful EU commission, which looks like business as usual.
In Essex the potential damage Ukip could do to Miliband's Downing Street elections is clear. He is there listening to voter's concerns.
The EU parliament is about to welcome the most Eurosceptic and right-wing intake in its history.