Jeremy Hunt, Conservative, held the Surrey South West Parliamentary Constituency which includes Hambledon, but with a reduced majority and in the face of a big swing to Louise Irvine of the National Health Action Party, who stood against Hunt and his record as Health Secretary.
The result, declared earlier this morning, was as follows:
Jeremy Hunt (Conservative) – 33,683
Louise Irvine (National Health Action) – 12,093
David Black (Labour) – 7,606
Ollie Purkiss (Liberal Democrat) – 5,967
Mark Webber (UKIP) – 1,083
On a turnout of 77.4 per cent, the Conservative majority was 21,590 with 55.7 per cent share of the vote. The Conservative vote was down -4.1 per cent and the vote for the National Health Action Party was up by 11.5 per cent. The Labour and Liberal Democrat candidates recorded increases of 3.1 and 3.6 per cent. The UKIP candidate was down -8.1.