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Date added: 08 May 2015

Swindon Election 2015 

Both Conservative MPs re-elected with increased majorities + ELECTION NIGHT LIVE
 
Swindon stayed blue as both Conservative MPs were voted in with increased majorities.
 
North Swindon
 
Justin Tomlinson in North Swindon became the first Conservative MP to be elected in the country when the result was announced just after 1.30am.
 
He beat Labour's Mark Dempsey in to second by 11,786 votes, with over 50% of the vote.
 
 
 
Justin Tomlinson (CON)
26,295 total votes taken. 50.3% share of the total vote.

Mark Dempsey (LAB)
14,509. 27.8%

James Faulkner (UKIP)
8,011. 15.3%
 
Poppy Hebden-Leeder (GREEN)
1,723. 3.3% share
 
Janet Ellard (LIB DEM)
1,704. 3.3%
 
South Swindon
 
In what was expected to be a tight contest turned in a comfortable victory for Robert Buckland, who defeated Anne Snelgrove, the Labour candidate, by 5,785 votes on a 66.9% turnout.
 
 
Robert Buckland (CON)
22,777 total votes taken. 46.2% share of the total vote

Anne Snelgrove (LAB)
16,992. 34.5%

John Short (UKIP)
5,920. 12.0%
 
Damon John Hooton (LIB DEM)
1,817. 3.7%
 
Talis Kimberley-Fairbourn (GREEN)
1,757. 3.6%
SWTV Live
 
SWTV broadcast LIVE at the count at The Oasis throughout election night.
 
SWTV: General & Local Elections - The Results 
Highlights
 
 
SWTV: Live Election Night Coverage
Full Broadcast
 
 
Polling stations opened from 7.00am to 10.00pm on Thursday 7 May 2015
 
Swindon North

Candidates:
 
Mark Dempsey
Labour
Janet Ellard
Liberal Democrats
James Faulkner
UK Independence Party
Poppy Hebden-Leeder
Green Party
Justin Tomlinson
Conservative
 
South Swindon:
 
Candidates:
 
Robert Buckland
Conservative
Damon Hooton
Liberal Democrat
Talis Kimberley
Green Party
Anne Snelgrove
Labour
John Short
UK Independence Party
 
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