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Election for the constituency of Sedgefield on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Phil Wilson with a majority of 6,843 - 17.7% - on a turnout of 61.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
WILSON, Phil Lab 18,275 47.2% 2.1%
WOOD, Scott Con 11,432 29.5% 6.0%
LEATHLEY, John UKIP 6,426 16.6% 12.9%
GLENN, Stephen LD 1,370 3.5% -16.4%
ROBINSON, Greg Green 1,213 3.1% -

An electorate of 62,844, having a valid vote count of 38,716 and an invalid vote count of 96.

Result declared at 03:47 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.