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.

2019 General Election

The 2019 General Election was held on 12 December 2019. A total of 4 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
10,587
Electorate
73,223
Turnout
65.9%

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
27,084 56.1% 5.3%
Rebecca Gordon-Nesbitt
Labour
16,497 34.2% -3.8%
Martyn Pennington
Liberal Democrat
2,727 5.7% 2.6%
Becky Wing
Green Party
1,949 4.0% 2.4%