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Reading East

Shows the general election results for Reading East, which is a constituency in Berkshire. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 74,929 and a turnout of 66.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Wilson, Rob
Majority
7,605
Electorate
74,929
Turnout
66.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
Con 42.6%
LD 27.3%
Lab 25.5%
UKIP 2.2%
Green 2.1%
Ind 0.2%
Ind 0.1%

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 (%)
Wilson, Rob  Con 21,269 42.6 6.9
Epps, Gareth  LD 13,664 27.3 3.0
Dodds, Anneliese  Lab 12,729 25.5 -8.5
Pitfield, Adrian * UKIP 1,086 2.2 0.2
White, Robert * Green 1,069 2.1 -1.4
Lloyd, Joan * Ind 111 0.2 0.2
Turberville, Michael * Ind 57 0.1 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab UKIP Green Ind Ind Oth
2005 35.6% 24.4% 33.9% 1.9% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
2010 42.6% 27.3% 25.5% 2.2% 2.1% 0.2% 0.2% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
350 Reading East 15.2%
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%
461 Reading East 42.6%
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%
268 Reading East 66.7%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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