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Oldham West and Royton

Shows the general election results for Oldham West and Royton, which is a constituency in North West. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 72,999 and a turnout of 60.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
11,127
Electorate
72,999
Turnout
60.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Lab 55.3%
Con 30.3%
BXT 7.5%
LD 3.3%
Green 1.5%
Proud of Oldham & Saddleworth 1.2%
UKIP 0.9%

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 (%)
Jim McMahon  Lab 24,579 55.3 -9.9
Kirsty Finlayson  Con 13,452 30.3 2.7
Helen Formby * BXT 3,316 7.5 7.5
Garth Harkness * LD 1,484 3.3 1.3
Dan Jerrome * Green 681 1.5 0.6
Debbie Cole * Proud of Oldham & Saddleworth 533 1.2 1.2
Anthony Prince * UKIP 389 0.9 -3.3
* 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 Proud of Oldham & Saddleworth UKIP BNP Respect Oth
2005 48.4% 21.1% 0.0% 21.2% 0.0% 0.0% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 6.8%
2010 45.5% 23.7% 0.0% 19.1% 0.0% 0.0% 3.2% 7.1% 1.5% 0.0%
2015 54.8% 19.0% 0.0% 3.7% 1.9% 0.0% 20.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 65.2% 27.6% 0.0% 2.1% 1.0% 0.0% 4.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 55.3% 30.3% 7.5% 3.3% 1.5% 1.2% 0.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 12.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 37.4%
303 Oldham West and Royton 12.5%
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: 27.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 42.3%
281 Oldham West and Royton 27.7%
650 South Down 16.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 134.6%
1 East Dunbartonshire 160.5%
549 Oldham West and Royton 121.7%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 98.7%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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