Leicester East


General Election result, June 2001

Labour hold
Keith Vaz Labour 23,40257.6%
John Mugglestone Conservative 9,96024.5%
Harpinder Athwal LibDem 4,98912.3%
Dave Roberts Socialist Labour 8372.1%
Clive Potter BNP 7721.9%
Shirley Bennett Ind 7011.7%

Electorate 65,526; Turnout 62.1%; Majority 13,442 (33.1%)

Swing: 4.2% to Con from Lab; Declared: 3.15am


General Election result, May 1997

Labour hold
K Vaz Labour 29,083 65.50%
S Milton Conservative 10,661 24.01%
J Matabudul LibDem 3,105 6.99%
P Iwaniw Referendum 1,015 2.29%
S Singh Sidhu Socialist Labour 436 0.98%
N Slack Ind 102 0.23%

Electorate: 64,253; Turnout: 69.11%; Lab majority 18,422 (41.49%)

Swing from Con to Lab of 9.40%


GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS SINCE 1983:

LEICESTER, EAST [180]

1983  67,071 73.2
                        P.N.E. Bruinvels    C  19,117 39.0
			Ms. P.H. Hewitt   Lab  18,184 37.0
		       *T.G. Bradley      SDP  10,362 21.1
			R.V. Ganatra         Ind  970* 2.0
			R.L. Sutton          BNP  459* 0.9
							maj.  933 2.0
1987  66,372 78.6
                        N.K.A.S. Vaz     Lab  24,074 46.1
			P.N.E. Bruinvels   C  22,150 42.5
			Mrs. A.M. Ayres   SDP  5,935 11.4
							maj.  1,924 3.6
1992  63,435 78.7
                        N.K.A.S. Vaz        Lab  28,123 56.3
			J.C. Stevens          C  16,807 33.7
			Mrs. S.A. Mitchell  L Dem 4,043  8.1
			M.R. Frankland         GP   453* 0.9
			D.J. Taylor            Ind  308* 0.6
			Ms. A.S.K. Mahaldar    NLP  186* 0.4
							maj. 11,316 22.7
Note:-
 1983: Ganatra sought election as an Ethnic Minority candidate.
 1992: Taylor sought election as a British Homeland Defence candidate,
	 advocating increased spending on defence.

1994 European Election Result: (Leicester East forms a part of this constituency)

 
LEICESTER [34]
1994  515,343 37.6
                        Ms. S. Waddington  Lab  87,048 44.9 +12.0
			A. Marshall          C  66,764 34.4 -13.8
			M.D. Jones        L Dem 28,890 14.9 - 2.9
			G. Forse             GP  8,941* 4.6
			Ms. P.A. Saunders    NLP 2,283* 1.2
						 maj. 20,284 10.5
Swing -12.90

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