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Seats 318 262 35 12 10 13
Change −13 +30 −21 +4 +2 −2
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After 650 of 650 seats

Reading East

Parliamentary constituency
LAB GAIN FROM CON LAB GAIN FROM CON

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

LAB

Labour

Matt Rodda Votes 27,093 header_vote_share 49.0 Net percentage change in seats +16.0
Party

CON

Conservative

Rob Wilson Votes 23,344 header_vote_share 42.3 Net percentage change in seats -3.7
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Jenny Woods Votes 3,378 header_vote_share 6.1 Net percentage change in seats -1.2
Party

GRN

Green Party

Kizzi Johannessen Votes 1,093 header_vote_share 2.0 Net percentage change in seats -4.4
Party

IND

Independent

Michael Turberville Votes 188 header_vote_share 0.3 Net percentage change in seats +0.3
Party

MAD

Movement for Active Democracy

Andy Kirkwood Votes 142 header_vote_share 0.3 Net percentage change in seats +0.3

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

3,749

Turnout

73.1%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 49.0
Conservative 42.3
Liberal Democrat 6.1
Green Party 2.0
Independent 0.3
Movement for Active Democracy 0.3

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+16.0
Independent
+0.3
Movement for Active Democracy
+0.3
Liberal Democrat
-1.2
Conservative
-3.7
Green Party
-4.4

Latest updates

Reading East: Labour gain from Conservative

Election graphic
BBC

Turnout up in crucial Reading seats

Toby Wadey

BBC South

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.

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Turnout in Reading East is 73.35%, up from 69%.

Turnout in Reading West is 69.67%, up from 66.7%.

Student turnout looks high

BBC South's Political Editors Peter Henley's early assessment.

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Nerves for Conservatives in Reading

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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Reading is 'one to watch' in run up to General Election

Alok Sharma and Rob Wilson
BBC

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.

Peter HenleyBBC South's political editor
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate Rob Wilson
, have the following results:
  • 23,217 total votes taken.
  • 46.0% share of the total vote
  • +3.4% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Matt Rodda
, have the following results:
  • 16,697 total votes taken.
  • 33.1% share of the total vote
  • +7.6% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Jenny Woods
, have the following results:
  • 3,719 total votes taken.
  • 7.4% share of the total vote
  • -20.0% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Christine Forrester
, have the following results:
  • 3,647 total votes taken.
  • 7.2% share of the total vote
  • +5.0% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Rob White
, have the following results:
  • 3,214 total votes taken.
  • 6.4% share of the total vote
  • +4.2% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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