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Election for the constituency of Normanton, Pontefract and Castleford on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Yvette Cooper with a majority of 15,428 - 33.6% - on a turnout of 55.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
COOPER, Yvette Lab 25,213 54.9% 6.7%
GARBUTT, Nathan UKIP 9,785 21.3% -
PRESCOTT, Beth Con 9,569 20.8% -3.6%
MCMILLAN-SCOTT, Edward LD 1,330 2.9% -13.5%

An electorate of 82,592, having a valid vote count of 45,897 and an invalid vote count of 183.

Result declared at 05:16 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.