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Election for the constituency of South Swindon on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Robert Buckland with a majority of 5,785 - 11.7% - on a turnout of 66.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
BUCKLAND, Robert Con 22,777 46.2% 4.5%
SNELGROVE, Anne Lab 16,992 34.5% 0.2%
SHORT, John UKIP 5,920 12.0% 7.7%
HOOTON, Damon LD 1,817 3.7% -13.9%
KIMBERLEY-FAIRBOURN, Talis Green 1,757 3.6% 2.3%

An electorate of 73,926, having a valid vote count of 49,263 and an invalid vote count of 147.

Result declared at 02:41 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.