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Election for the constituency of Bethnal Green and Bow on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Bethnal Green and Bow, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Labour hold by Rushanara Ali with a majority of 24,317 - 45.9% - on a turnout of 64.0%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
ALI, Rushanara Lab 32,387 61.2% 18.3%
SMITH, Matt Con 8,070 15.2% 1.3%
POLSON, Alistair Green 4,906 9.3% 7.6%
MCQUEEN, Paula UKIP 3,219 6.1% -
LASHMORE, Teena LD 2,395 4.5% -15.6%
ROBBINS, Glyn LU 949 1.8% -
ALI, M. Rowshan CMU 356 0.7% -
DEWEY, Jonathan CSA 303 0.6% -
HENDERSON, Alasdair Whig 203 0.4% -
BALL, Elliot T35C 78 0.1% -
PAVLOU, Jason RFAC 58 0.1% -

An electorate of 82,727, having a valid vote count of 52,924 and an invalid vote count of 263.

Result declared at 05:38 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.