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Greater London

Shows the general election results for Greater London, which is a county in London. It is comprised of 73 constituencies (showhide). In 2015 it had a total electorate of 5,407,830 and a turnout of 65.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

Electorate
5,407,830
Turnout
65.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 43.7%
Con 34.9%
LD 7.7%
UKIP 8.1%
Green 4.9%
Others 0.8%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

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

Party Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 45 27 1 0 0 0 73
Change +7 -1 -6 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 1,545 1,233 273 287 172 27 3,536
% vote 43.7% 34.9% 7.7% 8.1% 4.9% 0.8% 100.0%
Change +7.1% +0.3% -14.4% +6.4% +3.3% -2.7% 0%
Candidates 73 73 73 73 73 135 500
Deposits lost 0 0 41 28 51 135 255

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 39.1% 32.3% 21.4% 1.5% 2.7% 3.1%
2010 36.6% 34.5% 22.1% 1.7% 1.6% 3.4%
2015 43.7% 34.9% 7.7% 8.1% 4.9% 0.8%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2015

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
2005 44 22 6 0 0 1
2010 38 28 7 0 0 0
2015 45 27 1 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.6%
1 East Ham 65.5%
2 Walthamstow 55.5%
3 Tottenham 55.4%
4 West Ham 53.0%
5 Hackney South and Shoreditch 50.9%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 25.6%
1 Croydon Central 0.3%
2 Ealing Central and Acton 0.5%
3 Brentford and Isleworth 0.8%
4 Ilford North 1.2%
5 Hampstead and Kilburn 2.1%

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: 53.3%
1 East Ham 77.6%
2 Walthamstow 68.9%
3 West Ham 68.4%
4 Tottenham 67.3%
5 Ealing, Southall 65.0%

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

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 53.3%
1 Carshalton and Wallington 34.9%
2 Kingston and Surbiton 39.2%
3 Twickenham 41.3%
4 Dagenham and Rainham 41.4%
5 Sutton and Cheam 41.5%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.4%
1 Twickenham 77.3%
2 Richmond Park 76.5%
3 Wimbledon 73.5%
4 Kingston and Surbiton 72.9%
5 Hornsey and Wood Green 72.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 65.4%
1 Hackney South and Shoreditch 56.0%
2 Ilford South 56.4%
3 Hackney North and Stoke Newington 56.6%
4 Kensington 57.0%
5 Barking 58.2%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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