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Election for the constituency of Blackpool South on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Gordon Marsden with a majority of 2,585 - 8.0% - on a turnout of 56.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MARSDEN, Gordon Lab 13,548 41.8% 0.7%
ANTHONY, Peter Con 10,963 33.8% -2.0%
WOOD, Peter UKIP 5,613 17.3% 13.5%
ROYLE, Duncan Green 841 2.6% -
GREENE, Bill LD 743 2.3% -12.2%
HIGGINS, Andy Ind 655 2.0% -
CHARD, Lawrence Ind 73 0.2% -

An electorate of 57,411, having a valid vote count of 32,436 and an invalid vote count of 192.

Result declared at 05:05 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.