South Thanet

South Thanet is a constituency in Kent, in the South East of England. The seat has been held by Craig Mackinlay (Conservative) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 4 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
7,617
Electorate
70,045
Turnout
65.6%

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
Sandys, Laura
Conservative
22,043 48.0% 6.8%
Ladyman, Stephen
Labour
14,426 31.4% -8.1%
Bucklitsch, Peter
Liberal Democrat
6,935 15.1% 2.9%
Shonk, Trevor
UK Independence Party
2,529 5.5% 0.7%