Lyn Brown wins massive West Ham majority in General Election 2017

PUBLISHED: 04:00 09 June 2017 | UPDATED: 04:28 09 June 2017

Lyn Brown speaks after winning the West Ham seat

Lyn Brown speaks after winning the West Ham seat


Lyn Brown has been re-elected as West Ham MP with her biggest ever share of votes after winning a huge majority in the 2017 election.

Ms Brown cruised to victory with 46,591 votes, equivalent to 76.7 per cent of the total share.

She said she was feeling “very emotional” by the win and “did not expect it”.

Her majority of 36,754 votes was bigger than the total number of votes cast for her in 2015 General Election.

The full results for West Ham are as follow:

Lyn Brown (Labour) 46,591

Kayode Shedowo (Christian Peoples Alliance) 353

Michael J. Spracklin (Green Party) 957

Rosamund Beattie (UKIP) 1,134

Patrick Spencer (Conservative Party) 9,837

Paul Reynolds (Liberal Democrats) 1,836

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