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Lewisham East

Shows the general election results for Lewisham East, which is a constituency in Greater London. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 68,124 and a turnout of 69.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Heidi Alexander
Majority
21,213
Electorate
68,124
Turnout
69.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 67.9%
Con 23.0%
LD 4.4%
Green 1.7%
UKIP 1.7%
Ind 0.8%
CPA 0.5%

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 (%)
Heidi Alexander  Lab 32,072 67.9 12.3
Peter Fortune  Con 10,859 23.0 0.7
Emily Frith * LD 2,086 4.4 -1.3
Storm Poorun * Green 803 1.7 -4.0
Keith Forster * UKIP 798 1.7 -7.4
Willow Winston * Ind 355 0.8 0.8
Maureen Martin * CPA 228 0.5 -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 LD Green UKIP Ind CPA Lewisham People Before Profit Eng Dem CNBPG Oth
2005 47.6% 24.3% 19.9% 4.2% 2.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7%
2010 43.1% 23.6% 28.2% 1.5% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0% 0.8% 0.0%
2015 55.7% 22.3% 5.7% 5.7% 9.1% 0.0% 0.7% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 67.9% 23.0% 4.4% 1.7% 1.7% 0.8% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%