Skip to main content
Menu

Lewisham East

Shows the general election results for Lewisham East, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 65,926 and a turnout of 63.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Alexander, Heidi
Majority
6,216
Electorate
65,926
Turnout
63.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Lab 43.1%
LD 28.2%
Con 23.6%
UKIP 1.8%
Green 1.5%
Eng Dem 1.0%
CNBPG 0.8%

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 (%)
Alexander, Heidi  Lab 17,966 43.1 -4.6
Pattisson, Peter  LD 11,750 28.2 8.3
Clamp, Jonathan  Con 9,850 23.6 -0.7
Reed, Roderick * UKIP 771 1.8 -0.4
Cotterell, Priscilla * Green 624 1.5 -2.7
Rose, James * Eng Dem 426 1.0 1.0
Hallam, George * CNBPG 332 0.8 0.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab LD Con UKIP Green Eng Dem CNBPG Oth
2005 47.6% 19.9% 24.3% 2.2% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 43.1% 28.2% 23.6% 1.8% 1.5% 1.0% 0.8% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
356 Lewisham East 14.9%
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.

View full list
Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
440 Lewisham East 43.1%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

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

View full list
Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
420 Lewisham East 63.3%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

View full list