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

Bristol East

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Kerry McCarthy
    • Votes: 27,717
    • Vote share %: 53.1
    • Vote share change: -7.6
  2. Conservative
    Sarah Codling
    • Votes: 16,923
    • Vote share %: 32.4
    • Vote share change: -1.9
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Nicholas Coombes
    • Votes: 3,527
    • Vote share %: 6.8
    • Vote share change: +4.0
  4. Green
    Conan Connolly
    • Votes: 2,106
    • Vote share %: 4.0
    • Vote share change: +1.9
  5. The Brexit Party
    Tim Page
    • Votes: 1,881
    • Vote share %: 3.6
    • Vote share change: +3.6

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 10,794
  • Registered voters: 73,867
  • % share:
    70.6%
  • Change since 2017: +0.5

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 53.1%
Conservative 32.4%
Liberal Democrat 6.8%
Green 4.0%
The Brexit Party 3.6%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Liberal Democrat +4.0 Gained
  • The Brexit Party +3.6 Gained
  • Green +1.9 Gained
  • Conservative -1.9 Lost
  • Labour -7.6 Lost

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Bristol East: Labour hold

Kerry McCarthy has been re-elected as the MP for Bristol East, with a decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Sarah Codling by 10,794 votes, 2,600 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Nicholas Coombes of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Conan Connolly came fourth.

Voter turnout was up by 0.5 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 52,000 people, 70.6% 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, Conan Connolly (Green) and Tim Page (The Brexit Party) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingBristol East: Lab hold

Kerry McCarthy
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Kerry McCarthy has held Bristol East for Labour polling 27,717 votes.

The Conservative Sarah Codling was runner up with 16,923.

Liberal Democrat Nicholas Coombes 3,527

Green Conan Connolly 2,106

The Brexit Party Tim Page 1,881

Bristol turnout

65.9% turnout in Bristol South

70.8% turnout in Bristol East

Bristol Mayor Marvin Rees defends Labour leader after exit poll

Marvin Rees
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Exit polls suggest a big defeat for Labour in the general election and a majority for the Conservatives.

Some are blaming Jeremy Corbyn's leadership.

Bristol’s Labour Mayor Marvin Rees said: “I’ve always supported Jeremy. There’s no secret, no shame.

"We stood shoulder to shoulder the other day and he’s been very supportive of me as a human being.

"It’s not all about one person.”

Youth council gain 'fascinating' election count insight

Members of the Bristol City Youth Council are at the Bristol East count to see how it all works.

The count is taking place at City Academy in Redfield.

Youth council member, Alistair Wall, said: “It’s a fascinating insight seeing democracy in action. We want to make sure young people are involved in democracy in any way possible”.

Image of young people at the Bristol count
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