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Election for the constituency of Chorley on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Lindsay Hoyle with a majority of 4,530 - 8.8% - on a turnout of 69.2%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HOYLE, Lindsay Lab 23,322 45.1% 1.9%
LOUGHENBURY, Rob Con 18,792 36.3% -1.7%
SMITH, Mark UKIP 6,995 13.5% 9.5%
FENN, Stephen LD 1,354 2.6% -11.4%
STRAW, Alistair Green 1,111 2.1% -
MAUDSLEY, Adrian Ind 138 0.3% -

An electorate of 74,679, having a valid vote count of 51,712 and an invalid vote count of 142.

Result declared at 05:20 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.