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Election for the constituency of Blackburn on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Kate Hollern with a majority of 12,760 - 29.0% - on a turnout of 60.1%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HOLLERN, Kate Lab 24,762 56.3% 8.5%
EASTWOOD, Bob Con 12,002 27.3% 1.1%
TAYLOR, Dayle UKIP 6,280 14.3% 12.2%
LISHMAN, Gordon LD 955 2.2% -13.0%

An electorate of 73,260, having a valid vote count of 43,999 and an invalid vote count of 325.

Result declared at 03:14 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.