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Election for the constituency of Dover on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Charlie Elphicke with a majority of 6,294 - 12.5% - on a turnout of 68.9%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
ELPHICKE, Charlie Con 21,737 43.3% -0.7%
HAWKINS, Clair Lab 15,443 30.7% -2.8%
LITTLE, David UKIP 10,177 20.3% 16.8%
SMITH, Sarah LD 1,572 3.1% -12.7%
TRIMINGHAM, Jolyon Green 1,295 2.6% -

An electorate of 72,930, having a valid vote count of 50,224 and an invalid vote count of 199.

Result declared at 04:52 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.