General Election 2019: Count results revealed for the Sleaford and North Hykeham constituency
Conservative candidate Caroline Johnson has been returned to Parliament to represent the Sleaford and North Hykeham constituency.
She won 44,683 votes, a comfortable win over the other five candidates.
She took 67% of the vote.
The full results from the night's count are:
Caroline Johnson (Con) — 44,683
Linda Edwards-Shea (Lab) — 12,118
Oliver Craven (Lib Dem) — 5,355
Marianne Overton (Lincs Ind) — 1.999
Simon Tooke (Green) — 1,742
Caroline Coram (Ind) — 657
Dr Johnson, a consultant paediatrician, thanked her family and those who voted for her after her victory was announced. She said it was now time to go on and get Brexit done.
She said: "I am delighted and honoured to be re-elected as the Conservative member of Parliament for Sleaford and North Hykeham, my home constituency. We have had some really excellent results. I am a doctor and the NHS is really important to me and I want to make sure we have really good health care for local people and that's what we are doing."
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