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Oldham West and Royton by-election candidates in final vote bid

Candidates for the Oldham West and Royton by-election have entered their final day of campaigning.

The by-election, triggered by the death of Labour veteran Michael Meacher, is Jeremy Corbyn's first since he became Labour leader.

Mr Meacher, who had been MP since 1970, won the seat at May's general election with a 14,738 majority.


The full list of declared candidates:

  • Conservative: James Daly
  • Green: Simeon Hart
  • Labour: Jim McMahon
  • Liberal Democrat: Jane Brophy
  • Monster Raving Loony: Sir Oink A-Lot
  • UKIP: John Bickley

General Election 2015 result

  • 02 Dec 2015