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Manchester, Gorton

Shows the general election results for Manchester, Gorton, which is a constituency in North West. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 75,362 and a turnout of 61%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Afzal Khan
Majority
31,730
Electorate
75,362
Turnout
61%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 76.3%
Con 7.3%
Ind 5.7%
LD 5.7%
Green 2.3%
UKIP 2.1%
CPA 0.5%
Ind 0.1%
Comm Leagu 0.1%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Afzal Khan  Lab 35,085 76.3 9.3
Shaden Jaradat  Con 3,355 7.3 -2.4
George Galloway  Ind 2,615 5.7 5.7
Jackie Pearcey  LD 2,597 5.7 1.4
Jess Mayo * Green 1,038 2.3 -7.5
Phil Eckersley * UKIP 952 2.1 -6.1
Kemi Abidogun * CPA 233 0.5 0.5
David Hopkins * Ind 51 0.1 0.1
Peter Clifford * Comm Leagu 27 0.1 0.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con Ind LD Green UKIP CPA Ind Comm Leagu TUSC Pirate Respect Christian Oth
2005 53.1% 9.9% 0.0% 33.5% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.0%
2010 50.1% 11.0% 0.0% 32.6% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.6% 1.3% 0.7% 0.0%
2015 67.1% 9.7% 0.0% 4.2% 9.8% 8.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.6% 0.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 76.3% 7.3% 5.7% 5.7% 2.3% 2.1% 0.5% 5.7% 0.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
9 Manchester, Gorton 69.0%
650 North East Fife 0.0%

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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
20 Manchester, Gorton 76.3%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
600 Manchester, Gorton 61.0%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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