Vote Rupert Lowe For The Euro Parliament
Friday, 26th Apr 2019 14:15
Ex Saints Chairman Rupert Lowe is standing as a candidate in the forthcoming Euro Elections, but don't worry it is not in Southampton.
Former Saints chairman Rupert Lowe has today been named as the Brexit Party's lead candidate for the European Elections in the West Midlands.
Lowe first arrived at the Dell in 1997 and remained as the club Chairman till 2006 when he was ousted by the Michael Wilde consortium, he returned for a final season in 2008/09 when with the club heading towards bankruptcy he tried to head off the creditors, fighting a losing battle before the club was placed in administration in April 2009 before almost going out of business and being saved by Markus Liebherr.
Lowe has kept a relatively low profile since then but has now re emerged into the public view with a return to politics.
Before joining Saints he had originally stood for the UK parliament as a candidate for the referendum party in the 1997 General Election, coming fourth behind the Tories, Lib Dems and labour with 6.6 per cent of the vote and 3,000 votes. He also played a high-profile role in the 2016 EU referendum.
Now he is the Nigel Farage-founded Brexit Party's number one candidate for the West Midlands region. Should the new party do well he stands a good chance of being elected. The poll is decided on proportional representation and not first past the post.
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