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North Thanet

Shows the general election results for North Thanet, which is a constituency in Kent. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,651 and a turnout of 66.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Roger Gale
Majority
10,738
Electorate
72,651
Turnout
66.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 56.2%
Lab 34.0%
UKIP 4.5%
LD 3.3%
Green 1.7%
CPA 0.3%

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 (%)
Roger Gale  Con 27,163 56.2 7.2
Frances Rehal  Lab 16,425 34.0 16.1
Clive Egan * UKIP 2,198 4.5 -21.2
Martyn Pennington * LD 1,586 3.3 -0.2
Ed Targett * Green 825 1.7 -1.9
Iris White * CPA 128 0.3 0.3
* 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 UKIP LD Green CPA Party for a United Thanet
2005 47.9% 32.6% 3.9% 15.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 52.7% 21.5% 6.5% 19.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 49.0% 17.9% 25.7% 3.5% 3.7% 0.0% 0.3%
2017 56.2% 34.0% 4.5% 3.3% 1.7% 0.3% 0.0%