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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 2019 it had a total electorate of 72,120 and a turnout of 64%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
1,499
Electorate
72,120
Turnout
64%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 43.5%
Con 40.3%
BXT 6.5%
LD 5.2%
Proud of Oldham & Saddleworth 2.3%
Green 1.7%
Ind 0.5%

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 (%)
Debbie Abrahams  Lab 20,088 43.5 -11.0
Tom Lord  Con 18,589 40.3 3.2
Paul Brierley  BXT 2,980 6.5 6.5
Sam Al-Hamdani  LD 2,423 5.2 1.7
Paul Errock * Proud of Oldham & Saddleworth 1,073 2.3 2.3
Wendy Olsen * Green 778 1.7 1.7
Amoy Lindo * Ind 233 0.5 0.5
* 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 Proud of Oldham & Saddleworth Green Ind UKIP BNP Christian Oth
2005 42.5% 17.8% 0.0% 32.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.1% 0.0% 0.0% 5.5%
2010 31.9% 26.4% 0.0% 31.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.9% 5.7% 0.5% 0.0%
2015 39.4% 25.9% 0.0% 12.9% 0.0% 2.6% 0.0% 19.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 54.5% 37.1% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 43.5% 40.3% 6.5% 5.2% 2.3% 1.7% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
607 Oldham East and Saddleworth 3.2%
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%
590 Oldham East and Saddleworth 43.5%
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%
465 Oldham East and Saddleworth 64.0%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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