Bexhill and Battle

Bexhill and Battle is a constituency in East Sussex, in the South East of England. The seat has been held by Huw Merriman (Conservative) since May 2015.

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
22,165
Electorate
81,331
Turnout
73.1%

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
Huw Merriman
Conservative
36,854 62.0% 7.2%
Christine Bayliss
Labour
14,689 24.7% 10.6%
Joel Kemp
Liberal Democrat
4,485 7.5% -0.1%
Geoffrey Bastin
UK Independence Party
2,006 3.4% -15.0%
Jonathan Kent
Green Party
1,438 2.4% -2.7%