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Election for the constituency of Wentworth and Dearne on 8 June 2017

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

Labour hold by John Healey with a majority of 14,803 - 33.7% - on a turnout of 58.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HEALEY, John Lab 28,547 65.0% 8.1%
JACKSON, Steven Con 13,744 31.3% 16.4%
MIDDLETON, Janice LD 1,656 3.8% 1.1%

An electorate of 74,890, having a valid vote count of 43,947 and an invalid vote count of 280.

Result declared at 03:54 on 9 June 2017. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

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.