General Election 2015: Hertsmere result

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Ballot box - Credit: Archant

A new MP for Hertsmere has been elected.

Conservative Oliver Dowden has triumphed in the seat, which includes Potters Bar, by a majority of 18,461.

The 36-year-old took 29,696 votes, with Labour’s Richard Butler in second place with 11,235.

On a 68.3 per cent turnout, Lib Dem Sophie Bowler took 2,777 votes, behind Frank Ward of Ukip, who polled 6,383.

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