Labour has ousted Conservative James Wharton from Stockton South.
Stockton SouthParliamentary constituency
|Party||Votes||%||Net percentage change in seats|
|Paul Williams||Votes 26,102||header_vote_share 48.5||Net percentage change in seats +11.5|
|James Wharton||Votes 25,214||header_vote_share 46.8||Net percentage change in seats +0.1|
|David Outterside||Votes 1,186||header_vote_share 2.2||Net percentage change in seats -8.4|
|Drew Durning||Votes 951||header_vote_share 1.8||Net percentage change in seats -0.9|
|Jo Fitzgerald||Votes 371||header_vote_share 0.7||Net percentage change in seats -1.1|
Change compared with 2015
Turnout and LAB majority
Labour's Paul Williams won Stockton South after a recount.
Labour's win in Stockton South is the first of the night in the North East to see a seat change parties.
The vote was subject to a recount earlier.
ITV's Robert Peston has called it the "most significant result of the night".
There is going to be a recount in Stockton South.
Labour sources say they're confident of cutting Conservative James Wharton's majority in Stockton South even if they don't actually win the seat.
The BBC's election results programme says the exit poll suggests Stockton South might have been taken from the Conservatives by Labour.
James Wharton has been the MP in the constituency since 2010 and won again 2015 with an increased share of the vote.
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- 24,221 total votes taken.
- 46.8% share of the total vote
- +7.8% change in share of the votes
- 19,175 total votes taken.
- 37.0% share of the total vote
- -1.3% change in share of the votes
- 5,480 total votes taken.
- 10.6% share of the total vote
- +7.7% change in share of the votes
- 1,366 total votes taken.
- 2.6% share of the total vote
- -12.5% change in share of the votes
- 952 total votes taken.
- 1.8% share of the total vote
- +1.8% change in share of the votes
- 603 total votes taken.
- 1.2% share of the total vote
- +1.2% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010