Kevin Hollinrake is elected MP for Thirsk and Malton: Kevin Hollinrake is elected MP for Thirsk and Malton

13 Dec 2019

Kevin Hollinrake is elected MP for Thirsk and Malton

Kevin Hollinrake of the Conservative Party has been elected as the Member of Parliament for Thirsk and Malton with 62.97% of the vote.

The announcement was made by Linda Fenwick, the Returning Officer and High Sheriff of North Yorkshire, at 05:30am on Friday 13 December, from the election count hall in Malton.

The results for all eight candidates for the Thirsk and Malton constituency were as follows:

  • Martin Brampton, Green Party, 2,263 votes
  • John Hall, the Yorkshire Party, 881 votes
  • Kevin Hollinrake, Conservative Party, 35,634 votes (elected)
  • Gordon Johnson, 184 votes
  • Dinah Keal, Liberal Democrat, 6,774 votes
  • Stephen Mullins, Independent, 245 votes
  • Michael Taylor, Social Democratic Party, 127 votes
  • David Yellen, Labour, 10,480 votes

56,830 votes were cast in this election, with a voter turn-out of 70.17%.  This compared with 55,929 in the last General Election in 2017, which had a voter turn-out of 71.22%