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Election for the constituency of Burnley on 12 December 2019

An election to the 58th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Burnley, held as part of the general election on 12 December 2019.

Conservative gain from Labour by Antony Higginbotham with a majority of 1,352 - 3.5% - on a turnout of 60.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HIGGINBOTHAM, Antony Con 15,720 40.3% 9.4%
COOPER, Julie Lab 14,368 36.9% -9.9%
BIRTWISTLE, Gordon LD 3,501 9.0% -6.0%
SCOTT, Stewart Ian BRX 3,362 8.6% -
BRIGGS, Charlie BPI 1,162 3.0% -
FISK, Laura Green 739 1.9% 0.8%
HELSBY ENTWISTLE, Karen Ind 132 0.3% -

An electorate of 64,345, having a valid vote count of 38,984 and an invalid vote count of 91.

Result declared at 02:45 on 13 December 2019. 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.