General election 2015: Nadine Dorries keeps her Conservative seat in Mid Bedfordshire with big majority

Nadine Dorries has kept her Conservative seat.

Nadine Dorries has kept her Conservative seat. - Credit: Archant

Nadine Dorries has kept her Mid Beds seat for the Conservatives and increased her majority.

The former I’m a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! contestant has extended her majority by 8,175 votes after being backed to the tune of 32,544.

Liberal Democrat Linda Jack – who polled 13,663 in 2010 – dropped to fourth this time around, losing almost 9,000 votes.

Ms Dorris, commenting on her win, said: “It’s a great result and I’m absolutely thrilled.”

NADINE DORRIES, Con - 32,544 (ELECTED)


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Gareth Ellis, Green - 2,462

Tim Ireland, Independent - 384

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Linda Jack, Lib Dems - 4,193

Ann Kelly, Official Monster Raving Loony Party - 294

Charlynne Pullen, Labour - 9,217

Nigel Wickens, UKIP - 8,966

Turnout: 74 per cent

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