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Bury South

Shows the general election results for Bury South, which is a constituency in North West. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 73,883 and a turnout of 63.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Ivan Lewis
Majority
4,922
Electorate
73,883
Turnout
63.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 45.1%
Con 34.6%
UKIP 13.3%
LD 3.6%
Green 3.0%
Eng Dem 0.4%

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 (%)
Ivan Lewis  Lab 21,272 45.1 4.6
Daniel Critchlow  Con 16,350 34.6 1.0
Séamus Martin  UKIP 6,299 13.3 11.2
Paul Ankers * LD 1,690 3.6 -14.6
Glyn Heath * Green 1,434 3.0 2.0
Valerie Morris * Eng Dem 170 0.4 -0.7
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green Eng Dem BNP Oth
2005 50.9% 28.1% 2.6% 17.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.3%
2010 40.4% 33.6% 2.1% 18.2% 1.0% 1.0% 3.6% 0.0%
2015 45.1% 34.6% 13.3% 3.6% 3.0% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
519 Bury South 10.4%
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%
456 Bury South 45.1%
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%
434 Bury South 63.9%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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