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Election for the constituency of West Bromwich East on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Tom Watson with a majority of 9,470 - 25.3% - on a turnout of 58.9%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
WATSON, Tom Lab 18,817 50.2% 3.7%
SECCOMBE, Olivia Con 9,347 24.9% -4.0%
LATHAM, Steve UKIP 7,949 21.2% 18.6%
CLUCAS, Flo LD 751 2.0% -11.2%
LIM, Barry Green 628 1.7% -

An electorate of 63,637, having a valid vote count of 37,492 and an invalid vote count of 141.

Result declared at 10:31 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.