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Leicester East

Shows the general election results for Leicester East, which is a constituency in Leicestershire. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 77,788 and a turnout of 67.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Keith Vaz
Majority
22,428
Electorate
77,788
Turnout
67.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 67.0%
Con 24.2%
Ind 3.3%
LD 2.6%
Green 2.0%
Ind 0.9%

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 (%)
Keith Vaz  Lab 35,116 67.0 5.9
Edward He  Con 12,688 24.2 1.2
Sujata Barot * Ind 1,753 3.3 3.1
Nitesh Dave * LD 1,343 2.6 0.0
Melanie Wakley * Green 1,070 2.0 -1.0
Ian Fox * Ind 454 0.9 0.6
* 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 Ind LD Green Ind UKIP TUSC BNP Unity Oth
2005 58.7% 19.8% 0.0% 16.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.0%
2010 53.8% 24.4% 0.0% 14.2% 1.5% 0.0% 1.5% 0.0% 3.5% 1.0% 0.0%
2015 61.1% 23.0% 0.2% 2.6% 3.1% 0.2% 8.9% 1.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 67.0% 24.2% 3.3% 2.6% 2.0% 3.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%