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Lewisham West and Penge

Shows the general election results for Lewisham West and Penge, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 72,290 and a turnout of 66.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Jim Dowd
Majority
12,714
Electorate
72,290
Turnout
66.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 50.6%
Con 24.2%
Green 8.5%
UKIP 7.8%
LD 7.7%
TUSC 0.8%
Ind 0.3%
Liberty GB 0.1%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Jim Dowd  Lab 24,347 50.6 9.5
Russell Jackson  Con 11,633 24.2 -1.3
Tom Chance  Green 4,077 8.5 6.4
Gary Harding  UKIP 3,764 7.8 5.3
Alex Feakes  LD 3,709 7.7 -20.4
Martin Powell-Davies * TUSC 391 0.8 0.8
David Hansom * Ind 160 0.3 0.3
George Whale * Liberty GB 44 0.1 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con Green UKIP LD TUSC Ind Liberty GB CPA
2005 46.3% 21.6% 2.4% 2.5% 27.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 41.1% 25.5% 2.1% 2.5% 28.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.7%
2015 50.6% 24.2% 8.5% 7.8% 7.7% 0.8% 0.3% 0.1% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
289 Lewisham West and Penge 26.4%
650 Gower 0.1%

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: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
295 Lewisham West and Penge 50.6%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
335 Lewisham West and Penge 66.6%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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