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Election for the constituency of Westmorland and Lonsdale on 7 May 2015

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

Liberal Democrats hold by Tim Farron with a majority of 8,949 - 18.3% - on a turnout of 74.3%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
FARRON, Tim LD 25,194 51.5% -8.5%
MYATT, Ann Con 16,245 33.2% -3.0%
PIPER, Alan UKIP 3,031 6.2% 4.6%
BATESON, John Lab 2,661 5.4% 3.2%
LOYNES, Chris Green 1,798 3.7% -

An electorate of 65,857, having a valid vote count of 48,929 and an invalid vote count of 123.

Result declared at 03:25 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.