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After 650 of 650 seats

Lewes

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

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

CON

Conservative

Maria Caulfield Votes 26,820 header_vote_share 49.5 Net percentage change in seats +11.5
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Kelly-Marie Blundell Votes 21,312 header_vote_share 39.3 Net percentage change in seats +3.5
Party

LAB

Labour

Daniel Chapman Votes 6,060 header_vote_share 11.2 Net percentage change in seats +1.3

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

5,508

Turnout

76.4%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 49.5
Liberal Democrat 39.3
Labour 11.2

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+11.5
Liberal Democrat
+3.5
Labour
+1.3

Latest updates

Lewes: Conservative hold

Election result
BBC

BreakingConservatives hold Lewes

Maria Caulfield
BBC

Lewes: 'It's going to be tight.'

Fiona Irving

BBC South East Today reporter

The feeling on the floor at the Lewes count is it's going to be tight.

But the Tories feel a bit more optimistic than the Lib Dems.

The result is expected around 02:20 BST.

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.

Is Sussex's 'progressive alliance' really under strain already?

Ben Weisz

Political reporter, BBC Sussex

Members of a bonfire society join the annual parade in Lewes
BBC
Nobody's political powder is very dry in Lewes anymore

On Wednesday night, the Lib Dems announced they would not put up a candidate in Brighton Pavilion at June's General Election. The aim? To help Green MP Caroline Lucas keep her seat.

Many local Lib Dems were expecting the Greens to return the favour by standing aside in Lewes. So imagine their surprise when the Greens announced a Lewes candidate, Katie Hawks.

Lib Dem candidate Kelly-Marie Blundell says the news is "disappointing" - but let's be clear. The Greens haven't made a decision about whether Ms Hawks will appear on the ballot paper.

They say that Brighton Pavilion was a nice gesture, but if the Lib Dems really want a clear run at Lewes, they'll need to stand aside somewhere like the Isle of Wight, as well.

Standing aside isn't something political parties do lightly - and forming 'progressive alliances' could prove tricky if it isn't clear who's stepping aside in exchange for what.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May
CON GAIN FROM LD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Maria Caulfield
, have the following results:
  • 19,206 total votes taken.
  • 38.0% share of the total vote
  • +1.3% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Norman Baker
, have the following results:
  • 18,123 total votes taken.
  • 35.9% share of the total vote
  • -16.1% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Ray Finch
, have the following results:
  • 5,427 total votes taken.
  • 10.7% share of the total vote
  • +7.3% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Lloyd Russell-Moyle
, have the following results:
  • 5,000 total votes taken.
  • 9.9% share of the total vote
  • +4.9% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Alfie Stirling
, have the following results:
  • 2,784 total votes taken.
  • 5.5% share of the total vote
  • +4.1% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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