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ELECTION 2017 - The Results

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Published by KLFM
11:19am 8th June 2017. (Updated at 6:45am 12th June 2017)

On Tuesday 18th April, Theresa May announced that there will be a General Election on Thursday 8th June.

Find out who has got your vote throughout Election Day and Election Night keeping you up-to-date on the results as the votes are counted.

North West Norfolk
PartyCandidateVotes%±
   Conservative Henry Bellingham
29,408 60.2 +8.1
   Labour Joanne Rust 15,620 32.0 +9.2
   UKIP Michael Stone
1539 3.2 -14.6
   Green Michael de Whalley
851 1.7 -0.7
   Lib Dem Rupert Moss-Eccardt
1393 2.9 -0.7
Majority 13,778   -1.6
Turnout 48,894  67.8  2.2 
   Conservative Hold Swing    

 

North Norfolk
PartyCandidateVotes%±
   Conservative James Wild
21,748  41.7  10.8 
   Labour Stephen Burke 5,180  9.9  -0.3 
   Lib Dem Norman Lamb
25,260  48.4  +9.3 
Majority 3,512  6.7  -1.5 
Turnout 52,283 75.48 3.52
   Lib Dem Hold
Swing -0.8   

 

South West Norfolk
PartyCandidateVotes%±
   Conservative Elizabeth Truss
32,894 62.8 +11.8 
   Labour Peter Smith 14,582 27.8 +10.6 
   UKIP David Williams
2575 4.9 -18.3 
   Lib Dem Stephen Gordon
2365 4.5 +0.1 
Majority 18,312 34.9  7.2 
Turnout 52,570 68.0 2.9
   Conservative Hold
Swing    

 

North East Cambs
PartyCandidateVotes%±
   Conservative Steve Barclay
34,340 64.4 9.4
   Labour Ken Rustidge 13,070 24.5 10.1
   UKIP Robin Talbot
2174 4.1 -18.4
   Green Ruth Johnson
1024 1.9 -1.6
   Lib Dem Darren Fowler
2383 4.5 0.0
   English Dems Stephen Goldspink 293 0.5 0.5
Majority 21,270 38.1   
Turnout 53,284  63.1   
   Conservative Hold
Swing    
3:59am

Theresa May's insisted her resolve is unaffected - despite her party's chances of retaining its overall majority after the general election appearing on a knife-edge.

Results are still coming in, but Labour have made gains while the Conservatives have lost seats.

Jeremy Corbyn has called for Mrs May to resign as Prime Minister.

Sky News forecasts the Tories will win between 308 and 328 seats.

Meanwhile, a number of big names have lost their seats.

The SNP's Westminster leader Angus Robertson was ousted by the Tories.

And former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg's Sheffield Hallam seat went to Labour.

But the Liberal Democrats have strengthened their hand - Sir Vince Cable in Twickenham among those retaking seats they lost in 2015.

Ukip have failed to win any so far - leader Paul Nuttall was unsuccessful in Boston and Skegness.

The pound's down heavily as markets were shaken by the exit poll and early results.

It dropped by more than 2 cents to its lowest level since the election was called.

3:00am

It's being predicted the Conservatives have failed to retain their majority at the general election.

The broadcasters' exit poll suggests they'll win 314 seats - that's 12 short of the number they need to govern on their own.

But a Sky News forecast says the Tories will take between 308 and 328 seats.

The Liberal Democrats are forecast to increase their share to 14 seats, but Nick Clegg has lost his Sheffield Hallam seat to Labour.

The party says it won't form a coalition with anyone.

In Scotland, the SNP have lost seats to both Labour and the Tories - among the casualties is the party's leader in Westminster, Angus Robertson.

The DUP in Northern Ireland say they would be willing to work with the Conservatives.

Meanwhile the predictions have sent the pound plummeting against the US dollar.

It's down to 1-27, after reaching a two-week high of 1-29 yesterday.

2:16am

North West Norfolk declaration is "imminent" according to returning officer, Ray Harding.

2:08am

The Prime Minister's decision to call a snap general election may have backfired - with the exit poll suggesting the Conservatives will lose their overall majority.

Labour are forecast to make gains - perhaps as many as 34 seats.

Its deputy leader Tom Watson says it's a 'very bad night for Theresa May'.

The exit poll also predicts the Lib Dems will have more MPs - although sources suggest former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg could lose his Sheffield Hallam seat.

Rutherglen and Hamilton West is the first constituency to change hands - Labour have taken it from the SNP.

The Scottish National Party's also just lost Angus to the Conservatives.

Newcastle beat arch-rivals Sunderland for the honour of being the first seat to declare.

Financial markets have been rattled by concerns the result could result in political turmoil and delay Brexit talks.

The pound has dropped sharply against the US dollar on news of the broadcasters' exit poll.

Sterling dropped more than two cents to 1-dollar-27 - its lowest since the election was called in April.

1:18am

The results of the general election are gradually coming in following the release of the dramatic Exit Poll.

It suggested the Conservatives would be the largest party in the House of Commons - but the prediction of 314 seats means that would be 12 seats short of an overall majority.

The poll puts Labour on 266, the SNP 34 and the Lib Dems on 14.

Cabinet minister David Gauke says - based on the numbers - Theresa May would continue to be Prime Minister in a minority government.

But the Shadow Foreign Secretary Emily Thornberry believes Mrs May would have to consider her position.

UKIP are not forecast to win any seats but its leader Paul Nuttall thinks if the Exit Poll is true, the PM has put Brexit in jeopardy.

No seats have changed hands so far with Labour holding on to constituencies in Sunderland and Newcastle and the Conservatives retaining the key marginal of Nuneaton.

12:56am

Counting of ballot papers has now started in the NW Norfolk constituancy.

12:55am

Turnout for the North West Norfolk is up slightly on 2015 according to the returning officer, Ray Harding.

It's 67.8%.

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