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Reading West

Shows the general election results for Reading West, which is a constituency in Berkshire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 74,523 and a turnout of 69.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Alok Sharma
Majority
2,876
Electorate
74,523
Turnout
69.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 48.9%
Lab 43.3%
LD 5.9%
Green 1.9%

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 (%)
Alok Sharma  Con 25,311 48.9 1.2
Olivia Bailey  Lab 22,435 43.3 9.4
Meri O'Connell  LD 3,041 5.9 1.0
Jamie Whitham * Green 979 1.9 -1.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Ind TUSC The Roman Party. Ave CSP Oth
2005 33.6% 45.0% 15.8% 2.2% 2.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6%
2010 43.2% 30.5% 20.1% 1.2% 3.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.8% 0.0%
2015 47.7% 33.9% 4.9% 2.9% 10.0% 0.3% 0.2% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 48.9% 43.3% 5.9% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%