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Ashton-under-Lyne

Shows the general election results for Ashton-under-Lyne, which is a constituency in North West. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 67,978 and a turnout of 56.8%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
4,263
Electorate
67,978
Turnout
56.8%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 48.1%
Con 37.0%
BXT 8.2%
LD 3.6%
Green 3.1%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Angela Rayner  Lab 18,544 48.1 -12.3
Dan Costello  Con 14,281 37.0 5.1
David Brocklehurst  BXT 3,151 8.2 8.2
George Rice * LD 1,395 3.6 2.0
Lee Huntbach * Green 1,208 3.1 1.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con BXT LD Green UKIP BNP Oth
2005 58.5% 20.1% 0.0% 11.7% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 7.6%
2010 48.4% 24.7% 0.0% 14.8% 0.0% 4.4% 7.6% 0.0%
2015 49.8% 22.1% 0.0% 2.4% 3.9% 21.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 60.4% 32.0% 0.0% 1.6% 1.3% 4.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 48.1% 37.0% 8.2% 3.6% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
490 Ashton-under-Lyne 11.1%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
482 Ashton-under-Lyne 48.1%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
623 Ashton-under-Lyne 56.8%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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