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Leigh

Shows the general election results for Leigh, which is a constituency in North West. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 76,202 and a turnout of 61.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Joanne Platt
Majority
9,554
Electorate
76,202
Turnout
61.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 56.2%
Con 35.8%
UKIP 5.9%
LD 2.0%

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 (%)
Joanne Platt  Lab 26,347 56.2 2.3
James Grundy  Con 16,793 35.8 13.2
Mark Bradley  UKIP 2,783 5.9 -13.8
Richard Kilpatrick * LD 951 2.0 -0.5
* 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 Left Unity - Trade Unionists and Socialists BNP Ind Christian Oth
2005 57.8% 16.4% 0.0% 19.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 6.7%
2010 48.0% 20.9% 3.5% 18.2% 0.0% 6.1% 2.2% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 53.9% 22.6% 19.7% 2.5% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 56.2% 35.8% 5.9% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%