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Election for the constituency of Blackley and Broughton on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Graham Stringer with a majority of 16,874 - 45.5% - on a turnout of 51.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
STRINGER, Graham Lab 22,982 61.9% 7.7%
POWER, Martin UKIP 6,108 16.5% 13.8%
TANFIELD-JOHNSON, Michelle Con 5,581 15.0% -3.3%
JONES, David Green 1,567 4.2% -
GADSDEN, Richard LD 874 2.4% -11.9%

An electorate of 71,913, having a valid vote count of 37,112 and an invalid vote count of 194.

Result declared at 04:35 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.