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General election 2017 results in South Ribble

Posted on - 9th June, 2017 - 3:00am | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Lostock Hall, News, Penwortham, Politics, Uncategorized
Seema Kennedy congratulates supporters Pic: South Ribble Borough Council
Seema Kennedy congratulates supporters Pic: South Ribble Borough Council

South Ribble has elected its new MP and it is Seema Kennedy returning.

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Conservatives hold the seat and have a majority of 5,945 votes from the 2015 election.

Seema Kennedy has been the MP since 2015 and the seat was last held by Labour in 2005.

Julie Patricia Gibson – Labour – 21,559 votes
Mark Andrew Jarnell – National Health Action Party – 341 votes
Seema Louise Ghiassi Kennedy – Conservatives – 28,980 votes
Mark Lawrence Smith – UKIP – 1,387 votes
Andrew Edward Wight – Green Party – 494 votes
John Patrick Wright – Liberal Democrats – 2,073 votes

Read more: Updates and reaction on the General Election 2017

Full results for Wyre and Preston North

Full results for Preston

Turnout in the general election was 72 per cent.

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