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Election for the constituency of Bolton West on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative gain from Labour by Chris Green with a majority of 801 - 1.6% - on a turnout of 66.8%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
GREEN, Chris Con 19,744 40.6% 2.3%
HILLING, Julie Lab 18,943 39.0% 0.5%
HORSEFIELD, Bob UKIP 7,428 15.3% 11.3%
MARTIN, Andrew LD 1,947 4.0% -13.2%
SMITH, Andy Ind 321 0.7% -
VICKERS, John TUSC 209 0.4% -

An electorate of 72,719, having a valid vote count of 48,592 and an invalid vote count of 197.

Result declared at 05:23 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.