The Conservatives lost Reading East to Labour for the first time in 12 years with a 16% swing.Read more
Reading EastParliamentary constituency
|Party||Votes||%||Net percentage change in seats|
|Matt Rodda||Votes 27,093||header_vote_share 49.0||Net percentage change in seats +16.0|
|Rob Wilson||Votes 23,344||header_vote_share 42.3||Net percentage change in seats -3.7|
|Jenny Woods||Votes 3,378||header_vote_share 6.1||Net percentage change in seats -1.2|
|Kizzi Johannessen||Votes 1,093||header_vote_share 2.0||Net percentage change in seats -4.4|
|Michael Turberville||Votes 188||header_vote_share 0.3||Net percentage change in seats +0.3|
Movement for Active Democracy
|Andy Kirkwood||Votes 142||header_vote_share 0.3||Net percentage change in seats +0.3|
Change compared with 2015
Turnout and LAB majority
Turnout is up in both Reading seats.
They are currently held by Conservatives but, if the exit poll is correct, they could fall to Labour.
Turnout in Reading East is 73.35%, up from 69%.
Turnout in Reading West is 69.67%, up from 66.7%.
BBC South's Political Editors Peter Henley's early assessment.
Reporter Nick Johnson is in Reading for us tonight.
He says: "Conservative borough councillor in Reading says he's "very nervous" after exit polls predict both Reading seats to switch from blue to red."
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As Jeremy Corbyn takes his election campaign to Scotland, in Reading, the local Labour party says it will fight to stop the town sleepwalking back to the Tories.
Its candidates for the Reading East and West constituencies ahead of June's General Election are being chosen by the party nationally.
Reading's sitting MP's, Conservatives Rob Wilson and Alok Sharma have confirmed they'll stand again.
BBC South's political editor Peter Henley says Reading is an interesting one to watch in general elections, as it often "goes against the tide" in national politics.
Will we be watching Labour or will we be watching Liberal Democrats? They seem to be the resurgent ones at the moment, in the past the Liberal Democrats have mounted a strong challenge, more in Reading East than Reading West, but in both constituencies.
- 23,217 total votes taken.
- 46.0% share of the total vote
- +3.4% change in share of the votes
- 16,697 total votes taken.
- 33.1% share of the total vote
- +7.6% change in share of the votes
- 3,719 total votes taken.
- 7.4% share of the total vote
- -20.0% change in share of the votes
- 3,647 total votes taken.
- 7.2% share of the total vote
- +5.0% change in share of the votes
- 3,214 total votes taken.
- 6.4% share of the total vote
- +4.2% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010