Gainsborough

Gainsborough is a constituency in Lincolnshire, in the East Midlands of England. The seat has been held by Sir Edward Leigh (Conservative) since May 2010.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
15,449
Electorate
74,686
Turnout
66%

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
Edward Leigh
Conservative
25,949 52.7% 3.4%
David Prescott
Labour
10,500 21.3% 5.7%
John Saxon
UK Independence Party
7,727 15.7% 11.5%
Lesley Rollings
Liberal Democrat
3,290 6.7% -21.2%
Geoffrey Barnes
Green Party
1,290 2.6% 2.6%
Chris Darcel
Lincs Ind
505 1.0% 1.0%