The Conservatives lost Reading East to Labour for the first time in 12 years with a 16% swing.Read more
Reading WestParliamentary constituency
|Party||Votes||%||Net percentage change in seats|
|Alok Sharma||Votes 25,311||header_vote_share 48.9||Net percentage change in seats +1.2|
|Olivia Bailey||Votes 22,435||header_vote_share 43.3||Net percentage change in seats +9.4|
|Meri O'Connell||Votes 3,041||header_vote_share 5.9||Net percentage change in seats +1.0|
|Jamie Whitham||Votes 979||header_vote_share 1.9||Net percentage change in seats -1.0|
Change compared with 2015
Turnout and CON 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%.
Conservative Alok Sharma has held Reading West.
The exit poll had suggested the seat would fall to Labour.
BBC South's Political Editors Peter Henley's early assessment.
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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.
- 23,082 total votes taken.
- 47.7% share of the total vote
- +4.5% change in share of the votes
- 16,432 total votes taken.
- 33.9% share of the total vote
- +3.4% change in share of the votes
- 4,826 total votes taken.
- 10.0% share of the total vote
- +6.8% change in share of the votes
- 2,355 total votes taken.
- 4.9% share of the total vote
- -15.2% change in share of the votes
- 1,406 total votes taken.
- 2.9% share of the total vote
- +1.7% change in share of the votes
- 156 total votes taken.
- 0.3% share of the total vote
- +0.3% change in share of the votes
- 83 total votes taken.
- 0.2% share of the total vote
- +0.2% change in share of the votes
- 64 total votes taken.
- 0.1% share of the total vote
- +0.1% change in share of the votes
Change compared with 2010