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Reading West

Shows the general election results for Reading West, which is a constituency in Berkshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 74,137 and a turnout of 68%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
4,117
Electorate
74,137
Turnout
68%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 48.4%
Lab 40.2%
LD 8.9%
Green 2.5%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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 24,393 48.4 -0.5
Rachel Eden  Lab 20,276 40.2 -3.1
Meri O'Connell  LD 4,460 8.9 3.0
Jamie Witham * Green 1,263 2.5 0.6
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

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%
2019 48.4% 40.2% 8.9% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
541 Reading West 8.2%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
471 Reading West 48.4%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
308 Reading West 68.0%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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