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Election for the constituency of Leicester South on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Jon Ashworth with a majority of 17,845 - 38.8% - on a turnout of 62.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
ASHWORTH, Jon Lab / Co-op 27,473 59.8% 14.2%
HADJI-NIKOLAOU, Leon Con 9,628 21.0% -0.4%
STONE, Peter UKIP 3,832 8.3% 6.8%
GARCIA, Gabby Green 2,533 5.5% 3.9%
PRABHAKAR, Anita LD 2,127 4.6% -22.3%
WALTON, Andrew TUSC 349 0.8% -

An electorate of 73,518, having a valid vote count of 45,942 and an invalid vote count of 398.

Result declared at 06:02 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.