Daniel Zeichner has won Cambridge’s parliamentary seat for the Labour Party, with the slimmest of majorities. Against expectations, Zeichner has beaten Liberal Democrat incumbent, Julian Huppert, by 599 votes. As a percentage, Huppert has 34.7% of the turnout, while Zeichner has 1.2% more at 35.9%
In a distant third place, Conservative candidate, Chamali Fernando, received 15% of the popular vote, while Rupert Read, the Green Party candidate, received 7.9%. UKIP’s Patrick O’Flynn just keeps his deposit with 5.1% of the popular vote, while Keith Garrett of Rebooting Democracy loses his, receiving just 0.4% of the vote.
Turnout was low in Cambridge, at 62.3%, below the national average of 65.7%
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