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

Preston

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Mark Hendrick
    • Votes: 20,870
    • Vote share %: 61.8
    • Vote share change: -6.2
  2. Conservative
    Michele Scott
    • Votes: 8,724
    • Vote share %: 25.8
    • Vote share change: +2.0
  3. The Brexit Party
    Rob Sherratt
    • Votes: 1,799
    • Vote share %: 5.3
    • Vote share change: +5.3
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Neil Darby
    • Votes: 1,737
    • Vote share %: 5.1
    • Vote share change: +1.8
  5. Green
    Michael Welton
    • Votes: 660
    • Vote share %: 2.0
    • Vote share change: +1.0

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 12,146
  • Registered voters: 59,672
  • % share:
    56.6%
  • Change since 2017: -5.0

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 61.8%
Conservative 25.8%
The Brexit Party 5.3%
Liberal Democrat 5.1%
Green 2.0%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +5.3 Gained
  • Conservative +2.0 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.8 Gained
  • Green +1.0 Gained
  • Labour -6.2 Lost

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Preston: Labour hold

Mark Hendrick has been re-elected as the MP for Preston, with a decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Michele Scott by 12,146 votes, 3,577 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Rob Sherratt of the Brexit Party came third and Liberal Democrat Neil Darby came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 5 percentage points since the last general election.

Nearly 34,000 people, 56.6% 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 five candidates, Michael Welton (Green) lost his £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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RESULT: Labour holds Preston

Mark Hendrick is re-elected as MP for Preston.

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Mark Hendrick victory speech
Preston City Council

Preston: Labour hold

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Preston: Labour hold

Labour retains Preston with Mark Hendrick winning 24,210 votes.

His closest rival was Michael Beaty for Conservatives with 8,487 votes.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

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