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Election for the constituency of Bournemouth East on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Tobias Ellwood with a majority of 14,612 - 32.6% - on a turnout of 62.0%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
ELLWOOD, Tobias Con 22,060 49.2% 0.8%
STOKES, Peter Lab 7,448 16.6% 3.4%
HUGHES, David UKIP 7,401 16.5% 9.6%
NICHOLAS, Jon LD 3,752 8.4% -22.5%
KEDDIE, Alasdair Green 3,263 7.3% -
ROSS, David BIA 903 2.0% -

An electorate of 72,275, having a valid vote count of 44,827 and an invalid vote count of 191.

Result declared at 06:22 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.