Dewsbury

Dewsbury is a constituency in Kirklees, in the Yorkshire and The Humber of England. The seat has been held by Mark Eastwood (Conservative) since December 2019.

2015 General Election

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

Summary

LAB
Labour Gain
Majority
1,451
Electorate
79,770
Turnout
67.2%

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
Paula Sherriff
Labour
22,406 41.8% 9.6%
Simon Reevell
Conservative
20,955 39.1% 4.1%
Mark Thackray
UK Independence Party
6,649 12.4% 12.4%
Ednan Hussain
Liberal Democrat
1,924 3.6% -13.4%
Adrian Cruden
Green Party
1,366 2.5% 1.0%
Richard Carter
Yorkshire First
236 0.4% 0.4%
Steve Hakes
CPA
94 0.2% 0.2%