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Election for the constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale on 8 June 2017

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

Liberal Democrats hold by Tim Farron with a majority of 777 - 1.5% - on a turnout of 77.9%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
FARRON, Tim LD 23,686 45.8% -5.7%
AIREY, James Con 22,909 44.3% 11.1%
ALDRIDGE, Eli Lab 4,783 9.3% 3.8%
FISHFINGER, Mr Ind 309 0.6% -

An electorate of 66,391, having a valid vote count of 51,687 and an invalid vote count of 81.

Result declared at 03:25 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.