UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Orpington

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Gareth Bacon
    • Votes: 30,882
    • Vote share %: 63.4
    • Vote share change: +0.4
  2. Labour
    Simon Jeal
    • Votes: 8,504
    • Vote share %: 17.5
    • Vote share change: -6.9
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Allan Tweddle
    • Votes: 7,552
    • Vote share %: 15.5
    • Vote share change: +8.9
  4. Green
    Karen Wheller
    • Votes: 1,783
    • Vote share %: 3.7
    • Vote share change: +1.6

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 22,378
  • Registered voters: 68,884
  • % share:
    70.7%
  • Change since 2017: -3.6

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 63.4%
Labour 17.5%
Liberal Democrat 15.5%
Green 3.7%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +8.9 Gained
  • Green +1.6 Gained
  • Conservative +0.4 Gained
  • Labour -6.9 Lost

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Orpington: Conservative hold

Gareth Bacon has been elected MP for Orpington, meaning that the Conservative Party holds the seat with an increased majority.

The new MP beat Labour's Simon Jeal by 22,378 votes. This was more than Jo Johnson’s 19,461 vote majority in the 2017 general election.

Allan Tweddle of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Karen Wheller came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 3.6 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 49,000 people, 70.7% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

One of the four candidates, Karen Wheller (Green) lost her £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Orpington: Conservative hold

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