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Erith and Thamesmead

Shows the general election results for Erith and Thamesmead, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 69,724 and a turnout of 63.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Teresa Pearce
Majority
10,014
Electorate
69,724
Turnout
63.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 57.5%
Con 35.0%
UKIP 3.9%
LD 1.7%
Green 1.1%
CPA 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 (%)
Teresa Pearce  Lab 25,585 57.5 7.8
Edward Baxter  Con 15,571 35.0 7.6
Ronie Johnson * UKIP 1,728 3.9 -13.4
Simon Waddington * LD 750 1.7 -0.6
Claudine Letsae * Green 507 1.1 -1.1
Temi Olodu * CPA 243 0.5 -0.1
Doro Oddiri * Ind 80 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 CPA Ind Eng Dem BNP Oth
2005 52.6% 26.5% 3.8% 12.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
2010 44.9% 31.5% 2.7% 12.0% 0.8% 0.9% 1.0% 1.1% 5.1% 0.0%
2015 49.8% 27.4% 17.3% 2.3% 2.2% 0.6% 0.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.5% 35.0% 3.9% 1.7% 1.1% 0.5% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%