General elections for members of the UK parliament (MPs)

Members of Parliament for Brighton & Hove and results of past general elections.

There are currently three Members of Parliament with constituencies in Brighton & Hove 

Get results for the General Election on Thursday 8 June 2017

Previous election results

2015 General election - Thursday 7 May 2015

Get the results for each constituency below:

Brighton Kemptown

Brighton Pavilion


2010 General election - Thursday 6 May 2010

Get the 2010 general election results 

Standing as a candidate in a general election

To become a Member of Parliament (MP) you must be elected in a UK Parliamentary or General Election.

You need to be at least 18 years old and one of the below:

  • A British citizen
  • A citizen of the Republic of Ireland
  • A citizen of a commonwealth country who does not require leave to enter or remain in the UK, or has indefinite leave to remain in the UK


The first step is to be nominated. In order to become a validly nominated candidate, you will need to submit a completed set of nomination forms together with a deposit to the Returning Officer. 

Nomination packs will be available from our Electoral Services team.

If you want to stand as an MP or will be an Agent on behalf of a candidate or party at the election, you can find out how to stand for election on the UK Parliament website

The best source of information for candidates and agents is the Electoral Commission's website.