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Election for the constituency of Rochdale on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Rochdale, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Labour hold by Simon Danczuk with a majority of 12,442 - 27.4% - on a turnout of 58.8%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
DANCZUK, Simon Lab 20,961 46.1% 9.8%
MASUD, Mohammed UKIP 8,519 18.8% 14.4%
AHMED, Azi Con 7,742 17.0% -1.0%
KELLY, Andy LD 4,667 10.3% -24.2%
AHMED, Farooq RFP 1,535 3.4% -
HOLLINRAKE, Mark Green 1,382 3.0% -
BRYAN, Kevin NF 433 1.0% -3.9%
SALIM, Mohammed IZB 191 0.4% -0.8%

An electorate of 77,248, having a valid vote count of 45,430 and an invalid vote count of 240.

Result declared at 04:05 on 8 May 2015. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

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.