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Election for the constituency of South Derbyshire on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Heather Wheeler with a majority of 11,471 - 22.6% - on a turnout of 68.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
WHEELER, Heather Con 25,066 49.4% 3.9%
PIDGEON, Cheryl Lab 13,595 26.8% -4.6%
GRAVES, Alan UKIP 8,998 17.7% 15.3%
JOHNSON, Lorraine LD 1,887 3.7% -12.2%
BAMKIN, Marianne Green 1,216 2.4% -

An electorate of 73,923, having a valid vote count of 50,762 and an invalid vote count of 190.

Result declared at 03:53 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.