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

Conservative hold by Hugo Swire with a majority of 12,261 - 22.4% - on a turnout of 71.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SWIRE, Hugo Con 25,401 46.4% -1.9%
WRIGHT, Claire Ind 13,140 24.0% -
CHAPMAN, Andrew UKIP 6,870 12.6% 4.4%
RACE, Stephen Lab 5,591 10.2% -0.6%
MOLE, Stuart LD 3,715 6.8% -24.4%

An electorate of 76,519, having a valid vote count of 54,717 and an invalid vote count of 217.

Result declared at 07:19 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.