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Election for the constituency of South Shields on 12 December 2019

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

Labour hold by Emma Lewell-Buck with a majority of 9,585 - 25.3% - on a turnout of 60.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
LEWELL-BUCK, Emma Lab 17,273 45.6% -15.9%
OVIRI, Oni Con 7,688 20.3% -5.6%
THOMPSON, Glenn BRX 6,446 17.0% -
THOMPSON, Geoff Ind 3,658 9.7% -
SHEPHERD, William LD 1,514 4.0% 2.3%
MCKEOWN, Sarah Green 1,303 3.4% -0.1%

An electorate of 62,793, having a valid vote count of 37,882 and an invalid vote count of 80.

Result declared at 01:00 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.