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Election for the constituency of Newcastle Upon Tyne North on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Catherine McKinnell with a majority of 10,153 - 22.6% - on a turnout of 66.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MCKINNELL, Catherine Lab 20,689 46.1% 5.2%
BATES, Stephen Con 10,536 23.5% 5.3%
MARRON, Timothy UKIP 7,447 16.6% 13.7%
LOWER, Anita LD 4,366 9.7% -23.4%
WHALLEY, Alison Green 1,515 3.4% 2.6%
ROOK, Violet NEP 338 0.8% -

An electorate of 67,902, having a valid vote count of 44,891 and an invalid vote count of 155.

Result declared at 01:40 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.