Barnsley East

Barnsley East is a constituency in the Yorkshire and The Humber region of England. The seat has been held by Stephanie Peacock (Labour) since June 2017.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
12,034
Electorate
69,135
Turnout
55.7%

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
Michael Dugher
Labour
21,079 54.7% 7.7%
Robert Swiffen
UK Independence Party
9,045 23.5% 19.0%
Katharine Harborne
Conservative
5,622 14.6% -1.9%
Ruth Coleman-Taylor
Liberal Democrat
1,217 3.2% -15.0%
Tony Devoy
Yorkshire First
647 1.7% 1.7%
Kevin Riddiough
Eng Dem
440 1.1% 1.1%
Ralph Dyson
TUSC
364 0.9% 0.9%
Billy Marsden
Vapers In Power
103 0.3% 0.3%