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Election for the constituency of Huddersfield on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Barry Sheerman with a majority of 7,345 - 18.1% - on a turnout of 62.0%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SHEERMAN, Barry Lab / Co-op 18,186 44.9% 6.1%
ALI, Itrat Con 10,841 26.8% -1.0%
BUTLER, Rob UKIP 5,948 14.7% -
COOPER, Andrew Green 2,798 6.9% 2.9%
ALI, Zulfiqar LD 2,365 5.8% -18.9%
FORSTER, Mike TUSC 340 0.8% 0.1%

An electorate of 65,269, having a valid vote count of 40,478 and an invalid vote count of 173.

Result declared at 05:21 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.