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.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 7 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
6,387
Electorate
72,334
Turnout
68.8%

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
Craig Mackinlay
Conservative
25,262 50.8% 12.6%
Raushan Ara
Labour
18,875 37.9% 14.2%
Stuart Piper
UK Independence Party
2,997 6.0% -26.4%
Jordan Williams
Liberal Democrat
1,514 3.0% 1.2%
Trevor Roper
Green Party
809 1.6% -0.6%
Tim Garbutt
Independent
181 0.4% 0.4%
Faith Fisher
CPA
115 0.2% 0.2%