Sheffield and its neighbouring towns have seen a huge decrease of British National Party candidates this year.
There has not been a single BNP candidate in Sheffield's local elections in contrast to two candidates standing last year.
John Winston Beatson stood for Beauchief & Greenhill and Jordan Mocheal Pont stood for East Ecclesfield in 2011 elections.
Other towns saw the same tendency. In Barnsley the number of BNP candidates decreased from 19 to 1. The number in Rotherham also decreased from 6 to 4. None were elected.
The amount of BNP members standing in Doncaster election has also dropped from 4 to 0.
As the elections progressed the BNP gradually lost seats around the country. They lost a big number of votes in South Tyneside, the major decrease being from 32.9% to 13.3% in Primrose.
BNP lost its two seats in Rotherham, in Maltby and Birnsworth and Catcliffe wards. They have lost more than half of votes in four wards they were standing. They also failed to win seats in Nuneaton and Bedworth. In Dudley, one of their strongest areas, BNP polled from 3% to 4%, depending on the ward.
In 2008 they managed to get 10.8% of votes in Halesowen North. The party came last in Stockport. Their votes dropped significantly in Amber Valley and Burnley as well.
The results for Greater London Assembly, the major target for BNP, showed that the BNP lost their 12 seats in Barking and Dagenham council according to the BBC.
UK anti fascist organizations celebrate this waning influence of the far right movement. It is a victory for Unite Against Fascism campaign organization. It also organized a campaign in Sheffield before the elections.BNP is one of the most extreme British far right parties, promoting white nationalism, euroscepticism and right wing populism. The party is led by Nick Griffin. They emerged from the National Front party.