UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Barking

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Margaret Hodge
    • Votes: 27,219
    • Vote share %: 61.2
    • Vote share change: -6.6
  2. Conservative
    Tamkeen Shaikh
    • Votes: 11,792
    • Vote share %: 26.5
    • Vote share change: +4.0
  3. The Brexit Party
    Karen Batley
    • Votes: 3,186
    • Vote share %: 7.2
    • Vote share change: +7.2
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Ann Haigh
    • Votes: 1,482
    • Vote share %: 3.3
    • Vote share change: +2.1
  5. Green
    Shannon Butterfield
    • Votes: 820
    • Vote share %: 1.8
    • Vote share change: +0.3

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 15,427
  • Registered voters: 77,953
  • % share:
    57.1%
  • Change since 2017: -4.8

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 61.2%
Conservative 26.5%
The Brexit Party 7.2%
Liberal Democrat 3.3%
Green 1.8%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +7.2 Gained
  • Conservative +4.0 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +2.1 Gained
  • Green +0.3 Gained
  • Labour -6.6 Lost

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Barking: Labour hold

Margaret Hodge has been re-elected as the MP for Barking, with a decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Tamkeen Shaikh by 15,427 votes, 6,181 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Karen Batley of the Brexit Party came third and Liberal Democrat Ann Haigh came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 4.8 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 44,000 people, 57.1% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Two of the five candidates, Ann Haigh (Liberal Democrat) and Shannon Butterfield (Green) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Barking: Labour Hold

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