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Election for the constituency of Folkestone and Hythe on 8 June 2017

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

Conservative hold by Damian Collins with a majority of 15,411 - 26.2% - on a turnout of 68.2%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
COLLINS, Damian Con 32,197 54.7% 6.8%
DAVISON, Laura Lab 16,786 28.5% 14.1%
BEAUMONT, Lynne LD 4,222 7.2% -1.7%
PRIESTLY, Stephen UKIP 2,565 4.4% -18.4%
WHYBROW, Martin Green 2,498 4.2% -1.1%
PLUMSTEAD, David Ind 493 0.8% -
SLADE, Naomi Ind 114 0.2% -

An electorate of 86,272, having a valid vote count of 58,875 and an invalid vote count of 97.

Result declared at 01:52 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.