|Jane Collins, UKIP's highest ever polling Rotherham candidate.|
What stunning results UKIP had in the three by elections in: Rotherham, Middlesbrough and Croydon on Thursday 29th November. The party that will be celebrating its twentieth birthday in 2013 has seen its best ever election results coming second in Rotherham and Middlesbrough and third in Croydon.
Without doubt Jane Collins the UKIP candidate for Rotherham is now a star of UKIP with the best ever UKIP vote of almost 22%. The polling results for Rotherham were: Labour 9966, UKIP, 4648, BNP 1804, Respect 1778, Conservative 1157, English Democrats 703, Simon Copley 582, Liberal Democrat 451, Trade Union & Socialist 281, Paul Dickson 51, EDL 29.
Richard Elevin also did well in Middlesbrough and also came second and again pushing the Coalition parties down the list into third and fourth places. The polling results there were: Labour 10201, UKIP 1990, Liberal Democrat 1672, Conservative 1063, Peace 1060, BNP 328, Trade Union & Socialist 277, Mark Heslehurst 275.
Last not least and coming in a still respectable third place was UKIP’s Winston McKenzie who campaigned on Croydon. Winston is quite a character and as an ex boxer its safe to say he fought a tireless campaign and punched above his weight. The results in Croydon were: Labour 15898, Conservative 4137, UKIP 1400, Liberal Democrat 860, Green 855, Respect 707, Christian People’s Alliance 192, National Front 161, Communist 119, Raving Monster Loony 110, 911 Was an Inside Job 66, Young People’s Party 63. UKIP steadily moves forward in all these polls doing better than ever before, its support is growing with an influx of over 700 new members in one weekend alone, could UKIP’s 20th year also see its very first elected Member of Parliament?