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Manchester Central

Shows the general election results for Manchester Central, which is a constituency in North West. In 2015 it had a total electorate of 86,078 and a turnout of 52.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Lucy Powell
Majority
21,639
Electorate
86,078
Turnout
52.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 61.3%
Con 13.5%
UKIP 11.1%
Green 8.5%
LD 4.1%
Pirate 0.8%
TUSC 0.6%
Comm Leagu 0.2%

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 (%)
Lucy Powell  Lab 27,772 61.3 8.5
Xingang Wang  Con 6,133 13.5 1.7
Myles Power  UKIP 5,033 11.1 9.6
Kieran Turner-Dave  Green 3,838 8.5 6.2
John Reid * LD 1,867 4.1 -22.5
Loz Kaye * Pirate 346 0.8 0.8
Alex Davidson * TUSC 270 0.6 0.6
John Davies * Comm Leagu 72 0.2 0.2
* 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 Green LD Pirate TUSC Comm Leagu BNP SLP Ind WRP SEP Oth
2005 59.3% 10.4% 1.8% 4.2% 21.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
2010 52.7% 11.8% 1.5% 2.3% 26.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.1% 0.4% 0.3% 0.1% 0.1% 0.0%
2015 61.3% 13.5% 11.1% 8.5% 4.1% 0.8% 0.6% 0.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
26 Manchester Central 47.7%
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%
34 Manchester Central 61.3%
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%
647 Manchester Central 52.7%
650 Stoke-on-Trent Central 51.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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