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Leicester East

Shows the general election results for Leicester East, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 72,986 and a turnout of 65.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Vaz, Keith
Majority
14,082
Electorate
72,986
Turnout
65.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 53.8%
Con 24.4%
LD 14.2%
BNP 3.5%
Green 1.5%
UKIP 1.5%
Unity 1.0%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Vaz, Keith  Lab 25,804 53.8 -5.0
Hunt, Jane  Con 11,722 24.4 4.6
Asghar, Ali  LD 6,817 14.2 -2.3
Gilmore, Colin * BNP 1,700 3.5 3.5
Taylor, Mo * Green 733 1.5 1.5
Ransome, Felicity * UKIP 725 1.5 1.5
Sadiq, Avtar * Unity 494 1.0 1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD BNP Green UKIP Unity Oth
2005 58.7% 19.8% 16.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.0%
2010 53.8% 24.4% 14.2% 3.5% 1.5% 1.5% 1.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
134 Leicester East 29.3%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
111 Leicester East 53.8%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
304 Leicester East 65.8%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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