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Election for the constituency of Dewsbury on 8 June 2017

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

Labour hold by Paula Sherriff with a majority of 3,321 - 5.9% - on a turnout of 69.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SHERRIFF, Paula Lab 28,814 51.0% 9.2%
PRESCOTT, Beth Con 25,493 45.1% 6.0%
HUSSAIN, Ednan LD 1,214 2.1% -1.4%
COPE, Simon Green 1,024 1.8% -0.7%

An electorate of 81,343, having a valid vote count of 56,545 and an invalid vote count of 155.

Result declared at 04:20 on 9 June 2017. 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.