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Election for the constituency of City Of Chester on 7 May 2015

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

Labour gain from Conservatives by Chris Matheson with a majority of 93 - 0.2% - on a turnout of 68.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MATHESON, Chris Lab 22,118 43.2% 8.2%
MOSLEY, Stephen Con 22,025 43.1% 2.5%
INGRAM, Stephen UKIP 4,148 8.1% 5.5%
THOMPSON, Bob LD 2,870 5.6% -13.5%

An electorate of 74,485, having a valid vote count of 51,161 and an invalid vote count of 228.

Result declared at 07:15 on 8 May 2015. 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.