Election for the constituency of Hastings and Rye on 8 June 2017.

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

Conservative hold by Amber Rudd with a majority of 346 - 0.6% - on a turnout of 69.9%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
RUDD, Amber Con 25,668 46.9% 2.3%
CHOWNEY, Peter Lab 25,322 46.2% 11.1%
PERRY, Nicholas LD 1,885 3.4% 0.3%
SHERIDAN, Michael UKIP 1,479 2.7% -10.6%
WILSON, Nicholas Ind 412 0.8% -

An electorate of 78,319, having a valid vote count of 54,766 and an invalid vote count of 97.

Result declared at 04:56 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.