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Election for the constituency of Wigan on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Lisa Nandy with a majority of 14,236 - 31.4% - on a turnout of 59.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
NANDY, Lisa Lab 23,625 52.2% 3.7%
KERSWELL, Caroline Con 9,389 20.7% -4.0%
BRADLEY, Mark UKIP 8,818 19.5% 13.8%
PATERSON, Will Green 1,273 2.8% -
CLAYTON, Richard LD 1,255 2.8% -12.6%
FAIRHURST, Gareth Ind 768 1.7% -
PARR, Brian Ind 165 0.4% -

An electorate of 75,990, having a valid vote count of 45,293 and an invalid vote count of 126.

Result declared at 03:26 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.