Following a turbulent period in UKIP’s history, Henry Bolton has been ousted by an EGM which met on the 17th February, 2018.
Votes cast were as follows:
1406 Eligible voters
1378 votes were received
500 AGAINST the motion, keeping Bolton
867 FOR the motion, removing Bolton
11 votes were invalidated
Therefore, Henry Bolton has been removed by the EGM.
The NEC met shortly after, and appointed Gerard Batten MEP as UKIP leader.
There will be another leadership election within 90 days.
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