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Election for the constituency of Rossendale and Darwen on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Jake Berry with a majority of 5,654 - 11.5% - on a turnout of 66.4%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
BERRY, Jake Con 22,847 46.6% 4.8%
STRAW, Will Lab 17,193 35.1% 2.8%
BALCHIN, Clive UKIP 6,862 14.0% 10.6%
POLLARD-RYLANCE, Karen Green 1,046 2.1% -
ANWAR, Afzal LD 806 1.6% -16.5%
SCRANAGE, Kevin Ind 122 0.2% -
THOMAS, Simon TUSC 103 0.2% -
HARGREAVES, Shaun NorP 45 0.1% -

An electorate of 73,779, having a valid vote count of 49,024 and an invalid vote count of 140.

Result declared at 04:37 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.