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Election for the constituency of Newcastle Upon Tyne East on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Nicholas Brown with a majority of 12,494 - 31.9% - on a turnout of 61.1%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
BROWN, Nicholas Lab 19,378 49.4% 4.4%
CRUTE, Duncan Con 6,884 17.6% 1.5%
ROBINSON-YOUNG, David UKIP 4,910 12.5% -
TAYLOR, Wendy LD 4,332 11.0% -22.2%
GRAY, Andrew Green 3,426 8.7% 7.1%
PHILLIPS, Paul TUSC 170 0.4% -
STEVENSON, Mollie Comm 122 0.3% -0.2%

An electorate of 64,243, having a valid vote count of 39,222 and an invalid vote count of 127.

Result declared at 01:04 on 8 May 2015. 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.