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Election for the constituency of Eastbourne on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats by Caroline Ansell with a majority of 733 - 1.4% - on a turnout of 67.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
ANSELL, Caroline Con 20,934 39.6% -1.1%
LLOYD, Stephen LD 20,201 38.2% -9.1%
JONES, Nigel UKIP 6,139 11.6% 9.1%
LAMBERT, Jake Lab 4,143 7.8% 3.0%
DURLING, Andrew Green 1,351 2.6% -
HOWARD, Paul Ind 139 0.3% -

An electorate of 78,262, having a valid vote count of 52,907 and an invalid vote count of 154.

Result declared at 04:39 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.