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Election for the constituency of Aberavon on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Aberavon, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Labour hold by Stephen Kinnock with a majority of 10,445 - 33.1% - on a turnout of 63.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
KINNOCK, Stephen Lab 15,416 48.9% -3.0%
BUSH, Peter UKIP 4,971 15.8% 14.2%
YI HE, Edward Con 3,742 11.9% -2.4%
HIGGITT, Duncan PC 3,663 11.6% 4.5%
CLARKE, Helen LD 1,397 4.4% -11.8%
BEANY, Captain Ind 1,137 3.6% -
TIER, Jonathan Green 711 2.3% -
JORDAN, Andrew SL 352 1.1% -
HERBERT, Owen TUSC 134 0.4% -

An electorate of 49,821, having a valid vote count of 31,523 and an invalid vote count of 57.

Result declared at 03:19 on 8 May 2015. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.