UK Parliamentary election 12 December

Here's the General Election result for the Derbyshire Dales constituency, announced on 13 December 2019.

Candidate Party Votes
Matt BUCKLER The Green Party  2,058
Robert James COURT Liberal Democrat  6,627
Sarah Elizabeth DINES (ELECTED) The Conservative Party Candidate  29,356
Claire Elizabeth RAW Labour Party Candidate  11,975

Ballot papers rejected = 211
  • The count took place at Wirksworth Leisure Centre.
  • Electorate: 65,080
  • Turnout: 77.2%
View the signed declaration [PDF 281KB]

Situation of Polling Stations

View the full list of Derbyshire Dales constituency polling stations for the 12 December election [PDF 1.32MB]

Statement of Persons Nominated


  • The electorate figure for the Derbyshire Dales Parliamentary constituency is 65,080.
  • Anyone who hadn't posted their Derbyshire Dales constituency postal vote could take it to any of our polling stations before 10pm on election day or take it to Matlock Town Hall before 5pm.
  • The deadline to apply for a postal vote for this election was 5pm on Tuesday 26 November
  • The deadline to apply for a proxy vote for this election was 5pm on 4 December
  • The deadline to apply to vote by proxy on grounds of medical emergency or if unexpectedly called away because of employment or service was 5pm on Election Day, 12 December. Download the proxy vote application form here [PDF 67KB]
  • The deadline to register to vote in this election was midnight on 26 November. Register to vote for future elections here

Key dates

Publication of Notice of Election 8 November
Nominations commence 11 November (10am to 4pm)
Close of nominations and notice of appointment of election agents 14 November - 4pm
Publication of statement of persons nominated, including notice of poll and situation of polling stations 14 November - 5pm
Deadline for applications to register to vote 26 November - midnight
Deadline for new postal vote applications/ changes to existing postal or proxy vote arrangements 26 November - 5pm
Deadline for new proxy vote application 4 December - 5pm
Appointment of polling and counting agents 5 December
Deadline to apply to vote by proxy on grounds of medical emergency or if unexpectedly called away because of employment or service 12 December - 5pm
Replacement for lost/spoilt postal votes ends 12 December - 5pm
Return of election expenses 7 January 2020

Candidates' briefing and nomination pack

A briefing for candidates and agents was held at the Town Hall, Matlock, at 6pm on Wednesday 6 November.