Caroline Lucas was re-elected as the first Green party MP in the country, winning Brighton Pavilion on May 7th 2015 with 22871 votes, taking 41.8% of the vote.
Caroline was previously elected as one of the Green Party's first MEPs in June 1999 to represent the South East of England region.
She was re-elected in 2004. Caroline joined the Green Party in 1986 and has held many positions including National Press Officer (1987-89) and Co-Chair (1989-90).
She won the party's second County Council seat in 1993 and served on Oxfordshire County Council until 1997.
She was elected Principal Speaker each year from 2003 to 2005 and again in 2007.
In 2008 she was elected Party Leader.
Caroline received the Michael Kay Award from the RSPCA in 2006 for her contribution to European animal welfare and BBC Wildlife listed Caroline in their 'Top 50 Conservationists'.
In 2007, 2009 and 2010 Caroline was voted Ethical Politician of the Year by Observer readers in their annual Ethical Awards and in 2008
Caroline and her family were based in Brussels over the past eleven years.
She is now based in Brighton.
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