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Election for the constituency of York Central on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Rachael Maskell with a majority of 6,716 - 14.1% - on a turnout of 63.3%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MASKELL, Rachael Lab / Co-op 20,212 42.4% 2.4%
MCILVEEN, Robert Con 13,496 28.3% 2.2%
GUEST, Ken UKIP 4,795 10.1% 7.7%
TYLER, Jonathan Green 4,791 10.0% 6.5%
LOVE, Nick LD 3,804 8.0% -17.2%
WHITWOOD, Chris YF 291 0.6% -
OLLERHEAD, Megan TUSC 288 0.6% -

An electorate of 75,351, having a valid vote count of 47,677 and an invalid vote count of 224.

Result declared at 08:32 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.