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Election for the constituency of Maidstone and The Weald on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Helen Grant with a majority of 10,709 - 21.4% - on a turnout of 68.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
GRANT, Helen Con 22,745 45.5% -2.5%
GERARD, Jasper LD 12,036 24.1% -11.9%
POWELL, Eddie UKIP 7,930 15.9% 12.5%
SIMPSON, Allen Lab 5,268 10.5% 0.8%
PATTON, Hannah Green 1,396 2.8% 1.5%
HOBDAY, Paul NHAP 583 1.2% -
KINRADE, Robin Ind 52 0.1% -

An electorate of 73,181, having a valid vote count of 50,010 and an invalid vote count of 111.

Result declared at 06:04 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.