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East Ham

Shows the general election results for East Ham, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 83,928 and a turnout of 67.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Stephen Timms
Majority
39,883
Electorate
83,928
Turnout
67.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 83.2%
Con 12.8%
UKIP 1.2%
LD 1.2%
Green 0.8%
Friends Party 0.5%
Ind 0.2%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Stephen Timms  Lab 47,124 83.2 5.6
Kirsty Finlayson  Con 7,241 12.8 0.7
Daniel Oxley * UKIP 697 1.2 -3.8
Glanville Williams * LD 656 1.2 -0.5
Chidi Oti-Obihara * Green 474 0.8 -1.6
Choudhry Afzal * Friends Party 311 0.5 0.5
Mirza Rahman * Ind 130 0.2 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green Friends Party Ind Communities United Party TUSC Eng Dem Oth
2005 53.6% 13.8% 0.0% 10.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 21.9%
2010 70.4% 15.2% 0.0% 11.6% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.6% 0.0%
2015 77.6% 12.1% 5.0% 1.6% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.8% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 83.2% 12.8% 1.2% 1.2% 0.8% 0.5% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
6 East Ham 70.4%
650 North East Fife 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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
5 East Ham 83.2%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
396 East Ham 67.5%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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