Ashford

Ashford is a constituency in Kent, in the South East of England. The seat is currently vacant, and was last held by Damian Green (Conservative) between 6 May 2010 to 6 November 2019.

The dissolution of Parliament took place on 6 November 2019. All business in the House of Commons has come to an end and there are no MPs. Every seat in the Commons is vacant until after the general election on 12 December 2019.

From the home page you can access links to more information about Parliament during the election period.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
17,478
Electorate
87,387
Turnout
68.5%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Damian Green
Conservative
35,318 59.0% 6.5%
Sally Gathern
Labour
17,840 29.8% 11.4%
Adrian Gee-Turner
Liberal Democrat
3,101 5.2% -0.8%
Gerald O'Brien
UK Independence Party
2,218 3.7% -15.1%
Mandy Rossi
Green Party
1,402 2.3% -2.0%