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Election for the constituency of Canterbury on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Julian Brazier with a majority of 9,798 - 18.3% - on a turnout of 65.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
BRAZIER, Julian Con 22,918 42.9% -1.9%
LANNING, Hugh Lab 13,120 24.5% 8.4%
GASCOYNE, Jim UKIP 7,289 13.6% 9.8%
FLANAGAN, James LD 6,227 11.6% -20.9%
JEFFERY, Stuart Green 3,746 7.0% 4.7%
COX, Robert SPGB 165 0.3% -

An electorate of 81,341, having a valid vote count of 53,465 and an invalid vote count of 182.

Result declared at 04:40 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.