Conservatives Hold Wantage

The Conservative Party candidate, David Johnston, is the new MP for Long Wittenham.  In yesterday’s General Election, he held the Wantage constituency with 34,085 votes and a 50.7% share of the vote.

Liberal Democrat Richard Benwell came second with 21,432 votes and 31.9%.  The Labour candidate Jonny Roberts polled 10,181 (15.2%) and the Independent, Mark Gray, 1,475 (2.2%).

The seat was previously held by Ed Vaisey from 2005.

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