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Election for the constituency of Hackney South and Shoreditch on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Meg Hillier with a majority of 24,213 - 50.9% - on a turnout of 56.0%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HILLIER, Meg Lab / Co-op 30,633 64.4% 8.6%
TINLEY, John Con 6,420 13.5% -0.0%
GEORGE, Charlotte Green 5,519 11.6% 8.1%
MATHIS, Benjamin LD 2,186 4.6% -17.8%
SMALL, David UKIP 1,818 3.8% 2.3%
DEBUS, Brian TUSC 302 0.6% -
BIRCH, Paul CSA 297 0.6% -
ADEWUYI, Taiwo CPA 236 0.5% -
HIGGS, Russell Ind 78 0.2% -
ROGERS, William WRP 63 0.1% -
SHRIGLEY, Gordon Cam 28 0.1% -

An electorate of 84,971, having a valid vote count of 47,580 and an invalid vote count of 191.

Result declared at 04:43 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.