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Election for the constituency of Wirral South on 7 May 2015

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

Labour hold by Alison McGovern with a majority of 4,599 - 11.0% - on a turnout of 73.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
MCGOVERN, Alison Lab 20,165 48.2% 7.4%
BELL, John Con 15,566 37.2% -2.2%
SCOTT, David UKIP 3,737 8.9% 5.7%
JEWKES, Elizabeth LD 1,474 3.5% -13.0%
CARTLIDGE, Paul Green 895 2.1% -

An electorate of 56,956, having a valid vote count of 41,837 and an invalid vote count of 143.

Result declared at 04:37 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.