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

Erith & Thamesmead

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Abena Oppong-Asare
    • Votes: 19,882
    • Vote share %: 48.0
    • Vote share change: -9.5
  2. Conservative
    Joe Robertson
    • Votes: 16,124
    • Vote share %: 39.0
    • Vote share change: +3.9
  3. The Brexit Party
    Tom Bright
    • Votes: 2,246
    • Vote share %: 5.4
    • Vote share change: +5.4
  4. Liberal Democrat
    Sam Webber
    • Votes: 1,984
    • Vote share %: 4.8
    • Vote share change: +3.1
  5. Green
    Claudine Letsae
    • Votes: 876
    • Vote share %: 2.1
    • Vote share change: +1.0
  6. Christian Peoples Alliance
    Richard Mitchell
    • Votes: 272
    • Vote share %: 0.7
    • Vote share change: +0.1

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 3,758
  • Registered voters: 65,399
  • % share:
    63.3%
  • Change since 2017: -0.5

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 48.0%
Conservative 39.0%
The Brexit Party 5.4%
Liberal Democrat 4.8%
Green 2.1%
Christian Peoples Alliance 0.7%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +5.4 Gained
  • Conservative +3.9 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +3.1 Gained
  • Green +1.0 Gained
  • Christian Peoples Alliance +0.1 Gained
  • Labour -9.5 Lost

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Erith & Thamesmead: Labour hold

Abena Oppong-Asare has been elected MP for Erith & Thamesmead, meaning that the Labour Party holds the seat with a significantly decreased majority.

The new MP beat Conservative Joe Robertson by 3,758 votes. This was considerably fewer than Teresa Pearce’s 10,014 vote majority in the 2017 general election.

Tom Bright of the Brexit Party came third and Liberal Democrat Sam Webber came fourth.

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

More than 41,000 people, 63.3% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Three of the six candidates, Sam Webber (Liberal Democrat), Claudine Letsae (Green) and Richard Mitchell (Christian Peoples Alliance) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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Erith & Thamesmead: Labour hold

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