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Bexhill and Battle

Shows the general election results for Bexhill and Battle, which is a constituency in East Sussex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 81,331 and a turnout of 73.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Huw Merriman
Majority
22,165
Electorate
81,331
Turnout
73.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 62.0%
Lab 24.7%
LD 7.5%
UKIP 3.4%
Green 2.4%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Huw Merriman  Con 36,854 62.0 7.2
Christine Bayliss  Lab 14,689 24.7 10.6
Joel Kemp  LD 4,485 7.5 -0.1
Geoffrey Bastin * UKIP 2,006 3.4 -15.0
Jonathan Kent * Green 1,438 2.4 -2.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Trust BNP
2005 54.2% 17.9% 22.7% 5.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 51.6% 12.0% 28.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.9% 3.6%
2015 54.8% 14.1% 7.6% 18.4% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 62.0% 24.7% 7.5% 3.4% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0%