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Election for the constituency of Walsall South on 8 June 2017

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Walsall South, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Labour hold by Valerie Vaz with a majority of 8,892 - 20.2% - on a turnout of 65.4%.


Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
VAZ, Valerie Lab 25,286 57.4% 10.2%
BIRD, James Con 16,394 37.2% 4.4%
BENNETT, Derek UKIP 1,805 4.1% -11.5%
WELLINGS PURVIS, Anna LD 587 1.3% -0.3%

An electorate of 67,417, having a valid vote count of 44,072 and an invalid vote count of 117.

Result declared at 03:28 on 9 June 2017. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.