Keith was re-elected as the MP for Leicester East for the 8th time at the General Election which was held on Thursday 8th June 2017. He received 35,116 votes the highest he has ever received and he achieved a majority of 22,428 over the Conservative Candidate. The turnout in Leicester East was 67.73 per cent the highest in the City of Leicester. Keith is shown in the picture with his wife Maria and son Luke. His daughter Anjali was at University on the day sitting examinations.
Leicester East Party Votes %
Keith Vaz Labour 35,116 67 Conservative 12,688 24.2 Independent 1,753 3.3 Liberal Democrat 1,343 2.6 Green Party 1,070 2.0 Independent 454 0.9
Lab majority 22,428