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Election for the constituency of Wentworth and Dearne on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by John Healey with a majority of 13,838 - 32.0% - on a turnout of 58.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HEALEY, John Lab 24,571 56.9% 6.3%
HOOKEM, Mike UKIP 10,733 24.9% 16.7%
NAUGHTON, Michael Con 6,441 14.9% -2.7%
SIMPSON, Edwin LD 1,135 2.6% -13.5%
ENGLAND, Alan ED 309 0.7% -

An electorate of 74,283, having a valid vote count of 43,189 and an invalid vote count of 158.

Result declared at 04:34 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.