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Election for the constituency of Scunthorpe on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Nic Dakin with a majority of 3,134 - 8.5% - on a turnout of 57.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
DAKIN, Nic Lab 15,393 41.7% 2.1%
GIDEON, Jo Con 12,259 33.2% 0.5%
HOWD, Stephen UKIP 6,329 17.1% 12.6%
COMERFORD, Des Ind 1,097 3.0% -
DWYER, Martin Green 887 2.4% 1.3%
DODD, Simon LD 770 2.1% -16.2%
ELSOM, Paul Ind 206 0.6% -

An electorate of 64,025, having a valid vote count of 36,941 and an invalid vote count of 133.

Result declared at 04:50 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.