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Oldham East and Saddleworth

Shows the general election results for Oldham East and Saddleworth, which is a constituency in North West. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,184 and a turnout of 65.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Debbie Abrahams
Majority
8,182
Electorate
72,184
Turnout
65.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 54.5%
Con 37.1%
UKIP 4.8%
LD 3.6%

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 (%)
Debbie Abrahams  Lab 25,629 54.5 15.1
Kashif Ali  Con 17,447 37.1 11.2
Ian Bond * UKIP 2,278 4.8 -14.4
Jonathan Smith * LD 1,683 3.6 -9.3
* 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 UKIP LD Green BNP CHP Oth
2005 42.5% 17.8% 2.1% 32.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
2010 31.9% 26.4% 3.9% 31.6% 0.0% 5.7% 0.5% 0.0%
2015 39.4% 25.9% 19.2% 12.9% 2.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 54.5% 37.1% 4.8% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
402 Oldham East and Saddleworth 17.4%
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%
365 Oldham East and Saddleworth 54.5%
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%
500 Oldham East and Saddleworth 65.2%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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