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Election for the constituency of South Thanet on 8 June 2017

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of South Thanet, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Conservative hold by Craig Mackinlay with a majority of 6,387 - 12.8% - on a turnout of 68.8%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MACKINLAY, Craig Con 25,262 50.8% 12.6%
ARA, Raushan Lab 18,875 37.9% 14.2%
PIPER, Stuart UKIP 2,997 6.0% -26.4%
WILLIAMS, Jordan LD 1,514 3.0% 1.2%
ROPER, Trevor Green 809 1.6% -0.6%
GARBUTT, Tim Ind 181 0.4% -
FISHER, Faith CPA 115 0.2% -

An electorate of 72,334, having a valid vote count of 49,753 and an invalid vote count of 92.

Result declared at 04:13 on 9 June 2017. 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.