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Election for the constituency of Cheltenham on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats by Alex Chalk with a majority of 6,516 - 12.1% - on a turnout of 69.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
CHALK, Alex Con 24,790 46.1% 5.0%
HORWOOD, Martin LD 18,274 34.0% -16.5%
GILBERT, Paul Lab 3,902 7.3% 2.1%
SIMMONDS, Christina UKIP 3,808 7.1% 4.8%
VAN COEVORDEN, Adam Green 2,689 5.0% -
LUPSON-DARNELL, Richard Ind 272 0.5% -

An electorate of 77,287, having a valid vote count of 53,735 and an invalid vote count of 104.

Result declared at 04:46 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.