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Lewisham East

Shows the general election results for Lewisham East, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 66,913 and a turnout of 64.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Heidi Alexander
Majority
14,333
Electorate
66,913
Turnout
64.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 55.7%
Con 22.3%
UKIP 9.1%
LD 5.7%
Green 5.7%
Lewisham People Before Profit 0.9%
CPA 0.7%

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 (%)
Heidi Alexander  Lab 23,907 55.7 12.6
Peter Fortune  Con 9,574 22.3 -1.3
Anna Waters  UKIP 3,886 9.1 7.2
Julia Fletcher  LD 2,455 5.7 -22.4
Storm Poorun  Green 2,429 5.7 4.2
Nick Long * Lewisham People Before Profit 390 0.9 0.9
Maureen Martin * CPA 282 0.7 0.7
* 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 UKIP LD Green Lewisham People Before Profit CPA Eng Dem CNBPG Oth
2005 47.6% 24.3% 2.2% 19.9% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 43.1% 23.6% 1.8% 28.2% 1.5% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.8% 0.0%
2015 55.7% 22.3% 9.1% 5.7% 5.7% 0.9% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
177 Lewisham East 33.4%
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%
137 Lewisham East 55.7%
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%
427 Lewisham East 64.1%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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