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Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
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After 650 of 650 seats

Eastbourne

Parliamentary constituency
LD GAIN FROM CON LD GAIN FROM CON

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Stephen Lloyd Votes 26,924 header_vote_share 46.9 Net percentage change in seats +8.7
Party

CON

Conservative

Caroline Ansell Votes 25,315 header_vote_share 44.1 Net percentage change in seats +4.5
Party

LAB

Labour

Jake Lambert Votes 4,671 header_vote_share 8.1 Net percentage change in seats +0.3
Party

GRN

Green Party

Alex Hough Votes 510 header_vote_share 0.9 Net percentage change in seats -1.7

Turnout and LD majority

LD majority

1,609

Turnout

72.9%

Vote share

Party %
Liberal Democrat 46.9
Conservative 44.1
Labour 8.1
Green Party 0.9

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Liberal Democrat
+8.7
Conservative
+4.5
Labour
+0.3
Green Party
-1.7

Latest updates

Today's local newspaper headlines

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The Argus: Coroner criticises Eastbourne District General Hospital over patient sent home too early who died

Kent Online: Homeowners in Kent suffering extra housing charges

Surrey Mirror: Aussie flu outbreak: 'Influenza-like illness' rises as map still shows 'red zones' in Surrey

Hastings Observer: Rail firm to provide better user support

Mid Sussex Times: Solar farm work safe after Carillion collapse

Worthing Herald: Boy overcomes prejudice to donate mohawk to child cancer patients

Chichester Observer: Snow and ice warning extended to cover all of Sussex

Kent Live: The A21 pothole near Tonbridge is back as a shocking first picture emerges

Brighton and Hove News: Southern given lowest ever rating as passenger survey ranks it worst train company for three years running

Eastbourne Herald: Police hunt for missing pensioner

West Sussex County Times: Hoodie in town centre bag snatch

Brighton and Hove Independent: Report highlights needs of city’s migrant communities

Lloyd returns in Eastbourne

Bob Dale

BBC Live reporter

It wasn't a good night for the Liberal Democrats across the country, but they did win back one of the two Sussex seats they lost in 2015.

Stephen Lloyd unseated Conservative Caroline Ansell, who had taken Eastbourne from him two years ago.

Stephen Lloyd is re-elected as MP for Eastbourne
Stephen Lloyd wins back the Eastbourne seat for the Liberal Democrats from the Conservatives.

Eastbourne: Liberal Democrat gain from Conservative

Result graphic
BBC

BreakingLib Dems gain Eastbourne

Stephen Lloyd
BBC

The picture in Sussex: Analysis from our political reporter

Ben Weisz

Political reporter, BBC Sussex

You might think Sussex is the Tories’ to lose. They currently hold all but two of the seats here.

Will confusion over the Tories’ adult social care plans cost them in elderly Eastbourne, a top Lib Dem target? And while they’re at it, might the Lib Dems take Lewes?

Simon Kirby
BBC

Meanwhile, Labour is hoping for an upset in Brighton Kemptown where government minister Simon Kirby is sitting on a small majority.

All three Brighton & Hove seats were visited by the Prime Minister early in the campaign.

The Tories are taking those threats seriously.

Kristy Adams
BBC

Don’t think they’re not on the offensive, though. Kristy Adams’ campaign has seen several government ministers descend on Hove.

A Tory landslide could cause an upset in Brighton Pavilion too. Though that’s much less likely.

It’d be a good night for Labour if they held on to Hove and took Kemptown.

If Crawley or Hastings turned from blue to red it would be something of a political earthquake.

Possible, but unlikely.

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CON GAIN FROM LD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Caroline Ansell
, have the following results:
  • 20,934 total votes taken.
  • 39.6% share of the total vote
  • -1.1% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Stephen Lloyd
, have the following results:
  • 20,201 total votes taken.
  • 38.2% share of the total vote
  • -9.1% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Nigel Jones
, have the following results:
  • 6,139 total votes taken.
  • 11.6% share of the total vote
  • +9.1% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Jake Lambert
, have the following results:
  • 4,143 total votes taken.
  • 7.8% share of the total vote
  • +3.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Andrew Durling
, have the following results:
  • 1,351 total votes taken.
  • 2.6% share of the total vote
  • +2.6% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Paul Howard
, have the following results:
  • 139 total votes taken.
  • 0.3% share of the total vote
  • +0.3% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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