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Election for the constituency of Reading East on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Rob Wilson with a majority of 6,520 - 12.9% - on a turnout of 69.0%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
WILSON, Rob Con 23,217 46.0% 3.4%
RODDA, Matt Lab 16,697 33.1% 7.6%
WOODS, Jenny LD 3,719 7.4% -20.0%
FORRESTER, Christine UKIP 3,647 7.2% 5.1%
WHITE, Rob Green 3,214 6.4% 4.2%

An electorate of 73,232, having a valid vote count of 50,494 and an invalid vote count of 191.

Result declared at 07:33 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.