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Election for the constituency of Lewisham East on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Lewisham East, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Labour hold by Heidi Alexander with a majority of 14,333 - 33.4% - on a turnout of 64.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
ALEXANDER, Heidi Lab 23,907 55.7% 12.6%
FORTUNE, Peter Con 9,574 22.3% -1.3%
WATERS, Anna UKIP 3,886 9.1% 7.2%
FLETCHER, Julia LD 2,455 5.7% -22.4%
POORUN, Storm Green 2,429 5.7% 4.2%
LONG, Nick PBP 390 0.9% -
MARTIN, Maureen CPA 282 0.7% -

An electorate of 66,913, having a valid vote count of 42,923 and an invalid vote count of 133.

Result declared at 05:45 on 8 May 2015. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

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.