South Thanet parliamentary constituency
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2015 General election results
Winner Conservative Hold (5.7% majority)
MP Craig MacKinlay
Seat type Con-UKIP Marginal seat
Turnout 69.6% (Total electorate: 70970)
Region South East
South Thanet results for General election, 2015

Share of election votes

Party Votes Share Swing
Craig MacKinlay
Con 18,838 38.1% -9.9
Nigel Farage
UKI 16,026 32.4% +26.9
Will Scobie
Lab 11,740 23.8% -7.6
Ian Driver
Gre 1,076 2.2%
Russell Timpson
Lib 932 1.9% -13.2
Al Murray
Ind 318 0.6%
Ruth Bailey
Ind 191 0.4%
Nigel Askew
Ind 126 0.3%
Grahame Birchall
Ind 63 0.1%
Dean McCastree
Ind 61 0.1%
Zebadiah Abu-Obadiah
Ind 30 0.1%
Last four MPs
2015
Craig MacKinlay
Conservative
2010
Laura Sandys
Conservative
Party spending in 2015
Party spending in South Thanet

Total spending £186,536 (ranked 1 of 650)

Conservative Con 25.5%
Labour Lab 14.8%
Liberal Democrats LD 0.2%
UK Independence Party UKIP 25.0%
Green Party Gre 0.2%
Scottish National Party SNP 0.0%
Plaid Cymru PC 0.0%
Other Oth 34.3%
Alliance Party AP 0.0%
Social Democratic & Labour Party SDLP 0.0%
Sinn Féin SF 0.0%
Democratic Unionist Party DUP 0.0%
Ulster Unionist Party UUP 0.0%
Demographics in South Thanet
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