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Election for the constituency of Hertsmere on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Oliver Dowden with a majority of 18,461 - 36.9% - on a turnout of 67.9%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
DOWDEN, Oliver Con 29,696 59.3% 3.3%
BUTLER, Richard Lab 11,235 22.4% 3.7%
WARD, Frank UKIP 6,383 12.7% 9.1%
BOWLER, Sophie LD 2,777 5.5% -11.8%

An electorate of 73,767, having a valid vote count of 50,091 and an invalid vote count of 200.

Result declared at 04:50 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.