Conservative candidate Craig Mackinlay speaks to the press after being declared the winner of the Thanet south seat after the announcement of the election results at a counting centre in Margate, southeast England on May 8, 2015 during the British general elections. United Kingdom Independent Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage announced his resignation as leader of the anti-EU UKIP after he failed to win a seat in Britain's parliament. AFP PHOTO / NIKLAS HALLE'N (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)

Conservative candidate Craig Mackinlay speaks to the press after being declared the winner of the Thanet south seat after the announcement of the election results at a counting centre in Margate, southeast England on May 8, 2015 during the British general elections. United Kingdom Independent Party (UKIP) leader Nigel Farage announced his resignation as leader of the anti-EU UKIP after he failed to win a seat in Britain's parliament. AFP PHOTO / NIKLAS HALLE'N        (Photo credit should read NIKLAS HALLE'N/AFP/Getty Images)