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Election for the constituency of Coventry South on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Jim Cunningham with a majority of 3,188 - 7.3% - on a turnout of 62.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
CUNNINGHAM, Jim Lab 18,472 42.3% 0.5%
RIDLEY, Gary Con 15,284 35.0% 1.5%
TAYLOR, Mark UKIP 5,709 13.1% 9.2%
JUDGE, Greg LD 1,779 4.1% -14.0%
GALLAHER, Ben Green 1,719 3.9% 2.5%
GRIFFITHS, Judy TUSC 650 1.5% -
ROONEY, Chris Main 86 0.2% -

An electorate of 70,397, having a valid vote count of 43,699 and an invalid vote count of 178.

Result declared at 03:26 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.