Skip to main content

Election for the constituency of Reading West on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by Alok Sharma with a majority of 6,650 - 13.7% - on a turnout of 66.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
SHARMA, Alok Con 23,082 47.7% 4.5%
GROULEF, Victoria Lab 16,432 33.9% 3.4%
AZAM, Malik UKIP 4,826 10.0% 6.8%
O'CONNELL, Meri LD 2,355 4.9% -15.2%
KENNET, Miriam Green 1,406 2.9% 1.7%
FERGUSON, Suzie Ind 156 0.3% -
ADAMS, Neil TUSC 83 0.2% -
WEST, Philip Roman 64 0.1% -

An electorate of 72,567, having a valid vote count of 48,404 and an invalid vote count of 119.

Result declared at 07:23 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.