Election results for Gainsborough

To elect a Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough constituency.

Gainsborough - results
Election Candidate Party Votes %
LEIGH, Edward Julian Egerton Conservative 33893 66% Elected
SMITH, Perry Peter Labour 10926 21% Not elected
ROLLINGS, Lesley Anne Liberal Democrats 5157 10% Not elected
CAVILL, Mary Elaine Independent 1070 2% Not elected
Voting Summary
Details Number
Seats 1
Total votes 51046
Electorate 76343
Number of ballot papers issued 51305
Number of ballot papers rejected 259
Turnout 67%
Share of the votes (%)
LEIGH, Edward Julian Egerton 66% Elected
SMITH, Perry Peter 21% Not elected
ROLLINGS, Lesley Anne 10% Not elected
CAVILL, Mary Elaine 2% Not elected
Rejected ballot papers
DescriptionNumber
B - voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to33
C - writing or mark by which voter could be identified4
D - being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty222
Total rejected259