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Election for the constituency of South Thanet on 12 December 2019

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

Conservative hold by Craig Mackinlay with a majority of 10,587 - 21.9% - on a turnout of 65.9%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MACKINLAY, Craig Con 27,084 56.1% 5.3%
GORDON-NESBITT, Rebecca Lab 16,497 34.2% -3.8%
PENNINGTON, Martyn LD 2,727 5.7% 2.6%
WING, Becky Green 1,949 4.0% 2.4%

An electorate of 73,223, having a valid vote count of 48,257 and an invalid vote count of 211.

Result declared at 04:43 on 13 December 2019. 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.