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Election for the constituency of Erith and Thamesmead on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Teresa Pearce with a majority of 9,525 - 22.4% - on a turnout of 60.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
PEARCE, Teresa Lab 21,209 49.8% 4.9%
FIRTH, Anna Con 11,684 27.4% -4.0%
JOHNSON, Ronie UKIP 7,368 17.3% 14.6%
WADDINGTON, Simon LD 972 2.3% -9.8%
GARRETT, Ann Green 941 2.2% 1.5%
CORDLE, Sid CPA 255 0.6% -0.3%
MOORE, Graham ED 188 0.4% -0.7%

An electorate of 70,397, having a valid vote count of 42,617 and an invalid vote count of 97.

Result declared at 04:32 on 8 May 2015. 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.