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General Election 2015: Diane Abbott gets landslide victory for Labour in Hackney North and Stoke Newington

PUBLISHED: 10:47 08 May 2015 | UPDATED: 10:47 08 May 2015

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Diane Abbot has retained her Hackney North and Stoke Newington seat with a staggering majority.

The Labour MP, who has held her seat since 1987, won with 31,357 votes – more than 24,000 more than her nearest rival, Amy Gray for the Conservatives.

She told the Gazette she was “humbled” by the huge turnout.

The full result for Hackney North and Stoke Newington is:

Diane Abbott (Labour) 31, 357

Simon De Deney (Lib Dem) 2, 492

Heather Finlay (Green Party) 7,281

Keith Fraser (UKIP) 1, 085

Amy Gray (Conservative) 7, 349

Jon Homan (Animal Welfare Party) (221)

Jonathan Silberman (Communist League) 102

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