Skip to main content

Election for the constituency of Blackpool South on 8 June 2017

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Blackpool South, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Labour hold by Gordon Marsden with a majority of 2,523 - 7.2% - on a turnout of 59.8%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MARSDEN, Gordon Lab 17,581 50.3% 8.5%
ANTHONY, Peter Con 15,058 43.1% 9.3%
MATTHEWS, Noel UKIP 1,339 3.8% -13.5%
GREENE, Bill LD 634 1.8% -0.5%
WARNOCK, John Green 341 1.0% -1.6%

An electorate of 58,470, having a valid vote count of 34,953 and an invalid vote count of 44.

Result declared at 02:50 on 9 June 2017. 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.