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Walsall South

Shows the general election results for Walsall South, which is a constituency in West Midlands. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 67,417 and a turnout of 65.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Valerie Vaz
Majority
8,892
Electorate
67,417
Turnout
65.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 57.4%
Con 37.2%
UKIP 4.1%
LD 1.3%

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 (%)
Valerie Vaz  Lab 25,286 57.4 10.2
James Bird  Con 16,394 37.2 4.4
Derek Bennett * UKIP 1,805 4.1 -11.5
Anna Wellings Purvis * LD 587 1.3 -0.3
* 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 Christian Ind Oth
2005 49.2% 28.4% 4.9% 9.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 7.7%
2010 39.7% 35.4% 8.4% 14.4% 0.0% 1.2% 1.0% 0.0%
2015 47.2% 32.8% 15.6% 1.6% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 57.4% 37.2% 4.1% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%