UK Parliamentary General Election, Gainsborough Constituency Result (2019)

Declaration of Result - Gainsborough Constituency

United Kingdom Parliament

Election of a Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough Constituency on Thursday 12h December 2019.

I, Alan Robinson, 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 Votes*

  • LEIGH, Sir Edward | The Conservative Party Candidate | 33,893 Elected
  • SMITH, Perry | The Labour Party Candidate | 10,926
  • ROLLINGS, Lesley | Liberal Democrat | 5,157
  • CAVILL, Mary | Independent | 1,070 

*If elected the word ‘Elected’ appears against the number of votes.

The number of ballot papers rejected was as follows:

A. want of an official mark - 0

B. voting for more Candidates than voter was entitled to - 33

C. writing or mark by which voter could be identified - 4

D. being unmarked or wholly void for uncertainty - 222

E. rejected in part - 0

Total 259

Vacant Seats: 1 - Electorate: 76,343 - Ballot Papers Issues: 51,305 - Turnout: 67.20%

And I do hereby declare that, Edward Julian Egerton Leigh is duly elected a Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough Constituency.


Rt Hon Sir Edward Leigh MP

Member of Parliament for the Gainsborough Constituency

Sir Edward Leigh was born in 1950, the youngest son of Sir Neville Leigh KCVO, the Clerk to the Privy Council.

See Also

UK Parliamentary General Election 2019

The next general election in the United Kingdom will take place on Thursday, 12th December 2019.


You can find details our Conservative Prospective Parliamentary Candidate for the Gainsborough Constituency by clicking the name below:

Rt Hon. Sir Edward Leigh