Conservatives Nus Ghani has been re-elected as member of parliament for Wealden in the general election.
And Maria Caulfield has been re-elected to serve again as the member for Lewes.
The result was declared in record time at the East Sussex National as follows:-
Nus Ghani (Conservatives) 37,043
Chris Bowers (Lib Dems) 11,388
Angie Smith (Labour) 9,377
Georgia Widdicombe Taylor (Green Party) 3099
The turnout was 73.84%. and the Conservative majority was 25,655
In the 2017 Election Nus Ghani received 37,027 votes, 61.2% of the vote.
The result for Lewes:
The candidates were as follows:
Maria Caulfield (Conservatives) 26,268
Kate Chappell (Labour) 3,206
Oli Henman (Lib Dems) 23,811
Johnny Denis (Green Party) 1,453
Paul Cragg (Independent) 113
The Conservative majority was 2,457
Audio from the declaration this morning:
Nus Ghani MP
Chris Bower (Lib Dem)
Angie Smith (Labour)
All images – Mike Skinner