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West Bromwich East

Shows the general election results for West Bromwich East, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 63,846 and a turnout of 61.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Tom Watson
Majority
7,713
Electorate
63,846
Turnout
61.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 58.0%
Con 38.2%
LD 1.6%
Green 1.4%
Ind 0.8%

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 (%)
Tom Watson  Lab 22,664 58.0 7.8
Emma Crane  Con 14,951 38.2 13.3
Karen Trench * LD 625 1.6 -0.4
John Macefield * Green 533 1.4 -0.3
Colin Rankine * Ind 325 0.8 0.8
* 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 Ind UKIP BNP Eng Dem Oth
2005 55.8% 22.8% 12.3% 0.0% 0.0% 1.7% 0.0% 0.0% 7.4%
2010 46.5% 28.9% 13.2% 0.0% 0.0% 2.6% 5.8% 3.0% 0.0%
2015 50.2% 24.9% 2.0% 1.7% 0.0% 21.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.0% 38.2% 1.6% 1.4% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%