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Election for the constituency of Brentwood and Ongar on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Eric Pickles with a majority of 21,810 - 42.0% - on a turnout of 72.2%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
PICKLES, Eric Con 30,534 58.8% 1.9%
MCGOUGH, Michael UKIP 8,724 16.8% 12.8%
PRESTON, Liam Lab 6,492 12.5% 2.6%
KENDALL, David LD 4,577 8.8% -14.6%
HOSSAIN, Reza Green 1,397 2.7% 1.5%
TILBROOK, Robin ED 173 0.3% -0.6%

An electorate of 71,918, having a valid vote count of 51,897 and an invalid vote count of 151.

Result declared at 04:30 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.