Election for the constituency of Leicester East on 8 June 2017.

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Leicester East, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Labour hold by Keith Vaz with a majority of 22,428 - 42.8% - on a turnout of 67.4%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
VAZ, Keith Lab 35,116 67.0% 5.9%
HE, Edward Con 12,688 24.2% 1.2%
BAROT, Sujata Ind 1,753 3.3% -
DAVE, Nitesh LD 1,343 2.6% 0.0%
WAKLEY, Melanie Green 1,070 2.0% -1.0%
FOX, Ian Ind 454 0.9% -

An electorate of 77,788, having a valid vote count of 52,424 and an invalid vote count of 258.

Result declared at 03:35 on 9 June 2017. 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.