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Ashton-under-Lyne

Shows the general election results for Ashton-under-Lyne, which is a constituency in North West. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 65,751 and a turnout of 60.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Angela Rayner
Majority
11,295
Electorate
65,751
Turnout
60.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 60.4%
Con 32.0%
UKIP 4.7%
LD 1.6%
Green 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 (%)
Angela Rayner  Lab 24,005 60.4 10.6
Jack Rankin  Con 12,710 32.0 9.8
Maurice Jackson * UKIP 1,878 4.7 -17.0
Carly Hicks * LD 646 1.6 -0.8
Andy Hunter-Rossall * Green 534 1.3 -2.6
* 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 Oth
2005 58.5% 20.1% 2.1% 11.7% 0.0% 0.0% 7.6%
2010 48.4% 24.7% 4.4% 14.8% 0.0% 7.6% 0.0%
2015 49.8% 22.1% 21.8% 2.4% 3.9% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 60.4% 32.0% 4.7% 1.6% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0%