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Election for the constituency of Reading West on 8 June 2017

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Reading West, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Conservative hold by Alok Sharma with a majority of 2,876 - 5.6% - on a turnout of 69.5%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SHARMA, Alok Con 25,311 48.9% 1.2%
BAILEY, Olivia Lab 22,435 43.3% 9.4%
O'CONNELL, Meri LD 3,041 5.9% 1.0%
WHITHAM, Jamie Green 979 1.9% -1.0%

An electorate of 74,523, having a valid vote count of 51,766 and an invalid vote count of 147.

Result declared at 03:38 on 9 June 2017. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.