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Election for the constituency of Darlington on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Jenny Chapman with a majority of 3,158 - 7.7% - on a turnout of 62.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
CHAPMAN, Jenny Lab 17,637 42.9% 3.5%
CUTHBERTSON, Peter Con 14,479 35.2% 3.7%
HODGSON, Dave UKIP 5,392 13.1% 10.3%
CURRY, Anne-Marie LD 1,966 4.8% -18.6%
CHERRINGTON, Michael Green 1,444 3.5% -
DOCHERTY, Alan TUSC 223 0.5% -

An electorate of 65,851, having a valid vote count of 41,141 and an invalid vote count of 163.

Result declared at 02:29 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.