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Election for the constituency of Walsall South on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Valerie Vaz with a majority of 6,007 - 14.4% - on a turnout of 61.8%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
VAZ, Valerie Lab 19,740 47.2% 7.5%
ARNOLD, Sue Con 13,733 32.8% -2.5%
BENNETT, Derek UKIP 6,540 15.6% 7.2%
FLETCHER, Charlotte Green 1,149 2.7% -
KENRICK, Joel LD 676 1.6% -12.8%

An electorate of 67,743, having a valid vote count of 41,838 and an invalid vote count of 198.

Result declared at 04:48 on 8 May 2015. 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.