09:11PM, Friday 08 May 2015
Election night for Maidenhead and Windsor saw no surprises as the two constituencies followed the national trend and returned their Conservative candidates, Theresa May and Adam Afriyie.
Home secretary Mrs May polled 35,453 votes to increase her majority to 29,059.
She said: “I am very pleased but hugely grateful to voters in Maidenhead who have done me this tremendous honour.”
Labour candidate Charles Smith, standing in Maidenhead for the first time, received 6,394 votes to push Liberal Democrat Tony Hill into third place.
Windsor Conservative MP Adam Afriyie has retained his seat with vote of 31,797, giving him a majority of 25,083.
He said: “I’m just overwhelmed with the level of support in Windsor. The job now, whatever the shape of the government, is to rebuild the country and build a Britain that is better and more at ease with itself.”
His closest rival was Labour’s Fiona Dent who polled 6,714 votes.
Watch a slide show of pictures from the count below.
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