09 Jun 2017

Declaration of general election result

Declaration of result of poll for the parliamentary constituency of the Isle of Wight

Election of a Member of Parliament for Isle of Wight on Thursday 8 June 2017.

I, Ben Rouse, being the returning officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each candidate at the said election is as follows:

Name of Candidate                                Description
 (if any)  
   Number of
 BELFITT, Nicholas Alexander 
(commonly known as BELFITT, Nick)
   Liberal Democrat  2,740
 CRITCHLEY, Julian Mark Donald    Labour Party  17,121
 JONES-EVANS, Julie Marie    Independant  1,592
 LOWTHION, Victoria Ann
(commonly known as LOWTHION, Vix)
   Green Party  12,915
 PITCHER, Daryll    UK Independence Party (UKIP)  1,921
 SEELY, Robert William Henry
(commonly known as SEELEY, Bob)
   The Conservative Party    Candidate  38,190 (ELECTED)
*If elected the word 'elected' appears against the number of votes.

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:                                                                                                                    Number of ballot papers                                                                 
A      Want of an official mark  5
B      Voting for more candidates than voter was entitled to   26
C      Writing or mark by which voter could be identified   6
D      Being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty   58
                                                                                                            TOTAL  95

Vacant seat: 1

Electorate: 110,683

Ballot papers issued: 74,574

Turnout:  67.38 per cent

And I hereby declare that 

Seely, Robert William Henry is duly elected.

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Declaration of result of poll for Isle of Wight
Declaration of result of poll for Isle of Wight
  • Official declaration of result of poll on behalf of returning officer, Ben Rouse.
Isle of Wight, UK