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Reading East

Shows the general election results for Reading East, which is a constituency in Berkshire. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 77,152 and a turnout of 72.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
5,924
Electorate
77,152
Turnout
72.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 48.5%
Con 37.9%
LD 9.0%
Green 2.8%
BXT 1.5%
CPA 0.4%

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 (%)
Mathew Rodda  Lab 27,102 48.5 -0.6
Craig Morley  Con 21,178 37.9 -4.4
Imogen Shepherd-Dubey * LD 5,035 9.0 2.9
David McElroy * Green 1,549 2.8 0.8
Mitchell Feierstein * BXT 852 1.5 1.5
Yemi Awolola * CPA 202 0.4 0.4
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD Green BXT CPA Ind GMVY UKIP Oth
2005 33.9% 35.6% 24.4% 3.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.9% 0.6%
2010 25.5% 42.6% 27.3% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.2% 0.0% 2.2% 0.0%
2015 33.1% 46.0% 7.4% 6.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.2% 0.0%
2017 49.0% 42.3% 6.1% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.3% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 48.5% 37.9% 9.0% 2.8% 1.5% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
498 Reading East 5.3%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
467 Reading East 24.2%
650 South Down 16.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
121 Reading East 145.0%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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