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Election for the constituency of Dewsbury on 12 December 2019

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

Conservative gain from Labour by Mark Eastwood with a majority of 1,561 - 2.8% - on a turnout of 69.4%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
EASTWOOD, Mark Con 26,179 46.4% 1.3%
SHERRIFF, Paula Lab 24,618 43.7% -7.3%
ROSSINGTON, John LD 2,406 4.3% 2.1%
JAMES, Philip BRX 1,874 3.3% -
COPE, Simon Green 1,060 1.9% 0.1%
STANTON, Archibald MRLP 252 0.4% -

An electorate of 81,253, having a valid vote count of 56,389 and an invalid vote count of 272.

Result declared at 05:37 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.