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North West

Shows the general election results for North West, which is a region in England. It is comprised of 3 counties (showhide). In 2015 it had a total electorate of 5,230,395 and a turnout of 64.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2015 general election.

Electorate
5,230,395
Turnout
64.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2015
Lab 44.6%
Con 31.2%
LD 6.5%
UKIP 13.6%
Green 3.2%
Others 0.7%

Party results and changes 2010 - 2015

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

Party Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others Total
Seats won 51 22 2 0 0 0 75
Change +4 0 -4 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 1,502 1,050 220 459 108 25 3,364
% vote 44.6% 31.2% 6.5% 13.6% 3.2% 0.7% 100.0%
Change +5.2% -0.5% -15.1% +10.5% +2.7% -2.8% 0%
Candidates 75 75 75 75 67 63 430
Deposits lost 0 1 54 1 59 62 177

Share of the vote by party 1992 - 2015

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 44.3% 38.4% 15.8% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
1997 53.6% 27.6% 14.5% 0.0% 0.0% 4.3%
2001 50.7% 29.3% 16.7% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3%
2005 45.1% 28.7% 21.4% 0.0% 0.0% 4.9%
2010 39.4% 31.7% 21.6% 3.2% 0.5% 3.5%
2015 44.6% 31.2% 6.5% 13.6% 3.2% 0.7%

Seats won by party 1992 - 2015

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Lab Con LD UKIP Green Others
1992 48 27 1 0 0 0
1997 64 9 2 0 0 1
2001 64 9 3 0 0 0
2005 60 10 5 0 0 0
2010 47 22 6 0 0 0
2015 51 22 2 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2015

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.3%
2 Knowsley 68.3%
3 Liverpool, West Derby 66.7%
4 Bootle 63.6%
5 Liverpool, Wavertree 59.3%

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

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 24.7%
1 City of Chester 0.2%
2 Bury North 0.8%
3 Wirral West 1.0%
4 Bolton West 1.6%
5 Weaver Vale 1.7%

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: 51.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 81.3%
2 Knowsley 78.1%
3 Liverpool, West Derby 75.2%
4 Bootle 74.5%
5 Liverpool, Wavertree 69.3%

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

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 51.3%
1 Southport 31.0%
2 Burnley 37.6%
3 Oldham East and Saddleworth 39.4%
4 Bolton West 40.6%
5 Hazel Grove 41.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 64.3%
1 Wirral West 75.6%
2 Westmorland and Lonsdale 74.3%
3 Wirral South 73.5%
4 Cheadle 72.5%
5 Sefton Central 72.4%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 64.3%
1 Blackley and Broughton 51.6%
2 Manchester Central 52.7%
3 Preston 55.8%
4 Blackpool South 56.5%
5 Wythenshawe and Sale East 56.9%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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