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Landslide victory for Stephen Timms in East Ham for General Election 2017

PUBLISHED: 04:13 09 June 2017 | UPDATED: 14:58 09 June 2017

Stephen Timms retains East Ham seat in General Election 2017

Stephen Timms retains East Ham seat in General Election 2017

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Labour’s Stephen Timms has retained his East Ham seat in the General Election 2017 with an enormous win of 47,124 votes.

In his 20th year of being an MP, Mr Timms once again surpassed 40,000 votes, while his nearest rival only managed 7,241 votes.

He said it was a “wonderful” victory and thanked his campaign team for all their support.

The full results for East Ham are as follow:

Stephen Timms (Labour) 47,124

Kirsty Finlayson (Conservative Party) 7,241

Afzal Choudhry (Friends Party) 311

Chidi Oti-Obihara (Green Party) 474

Daniel Oxley (UKIP) 697

Mirza Zillur Rahman (Independent) 130

Glanville Williams (Liberal Democrats) 656

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