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Election for the constituency of Ribble Valley on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Nigel Evans with a majority of 13,606 - 26.0% - on a turnout of 67.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
EVANS, Nigel Con 25,404 48.6% -1.7%
HINDER, David Lab 11,798 22.6% 0.5%
PARKINSON, Shirley UKIP 8,250 15.8% 9.1%
PEARCEY, Jackie LD 2,756 5.3% -15.2%
SOWTER, Graham Green 2,193 4.2% -
BRASS, David Ind 1,498 2.9% -
ASTLEY, Grace Ind 288 0.6% -
JOHNSON, Tony IPAP 56 0.1% -

An electorate of 77,379, having a valid vote count of 52,243 and an invalid vote count of 168.

Result declared at 05:27 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.