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

Rossendale & Darwen

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Jake Berry
    • Votes: 27,570
    • Vote share %: 56.5
    • Vote share change: +5.6
  2. Labour
    Alyson Barnes
    • Votes: 18,048
    • Vote share %: 37.0
    • Vote share change: -7.5
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Paul Valentine
    • Votes: 2,011
    • Vote share %: 4.1
    • Vote share change: +1.0
  4. Green
    Sarah Hall
    • Votes: 1,193
    • Vote share %: 2.4
    • Vote share change: +0.8

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 9,522
  • Registered voters: 72,771
  • % share:
    67.1%
  • Change since 2017: -2.1

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 56.5%
Labour 37.0%
Liberal Democrat 4.1%
Green 2.4%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Conservative +5.6 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.0 Gained
  • Green +0.8 Gained
  • Labour -7.5 Lost

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Rossendale & Darwen: Conservative hold

Jake Berry has been re-elected as the MP for Rossendale & Darwen, with an increased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Alyson Barnes by 9,522 votes, more than double the majority at the 2017 election.

Paul Valentine of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Sarah Hall came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 2.1 percentage points since the last general election.

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

Two of the four candidates, Paul Valentine (Liberal Democrat) and Sarah Hall (Green) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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RESULT: Conservatives hold Rossendale & Darwen

Jake Berry has been re-elected as Conservative MP for Rossendale and Darwen with an increased majority of 9,522 - up 6,306 from last time.

Jake Berry
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Rossendale & Darwen: Conservative hold

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