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Birmingham, Selly Oak

Shows the general election results for Birmingham, Selly Oak, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 75,092 and a turnout of 60.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Stephen McCabe
Majority
8,447
Electorate
75,092
Turnout
60.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 47.7%
Con 29.0%
UKIP 12.7%
LD 5.6%
Green 5.1%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Stephen McCabe  Lab 21,584 47.7 9.1
Alex Boulter  Con 13,137 29.0 -2.1
Steven Brookes  UKIP 5,755 12.7 10.3
Colin Green  LD 2,517 5.6 -16.7
Clare Thomas  Green 2,301 5.1 3.7

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green BNP Christian
2005 46.8% 29.7% 2.5% 17.3% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 38.5% 31.1% 2.4% 22.3% 1.4% 3.9% 0.3%
2015 47.7% 29.0% 12.7% 5.6% 5.1% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
396 Birmingham, Selly Oak 18.6%
650 Gower 0.1%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 50.0%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
393 Birmingham, Selly Oak 47.7%
650 Belfast South 24.5%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.2%
1 East Dunbartonshire 81.9%
545 Birmingham, Selly Oak 60.3%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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