UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Bolton West

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Chris Green
    • Votes: 27,255
    • Vote share %: 55.3
    • Vote share change: +7.4
  2. Labour
    Julie Hilling
    • Votes: 18,400
    • Vote share %: 37.3
    • Vote share change: -8.8
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Rebecca Forrest
    • Votes: 2,704
    • Vote share %: 5.5
    • Vote share change: +2.6
  4. Green
    Paris Hayes
    • Votes: 939
    • Vote share %: 1.9
    • Vote share change: +1.9

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 8,855
  • Registered voters: 73,191
  • % share:
    67.4%
  • Change since 2017: -2.8

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 55.3%
Labour 37.3%
Liberal Democrat 5.5%
Green 1.9%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Conservative +7.4 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +2.6 Gained
  • Green +1.9 Gained
  • Labour -8.8 Lost

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Bolton West: Conservative hold

Chris Green has been re-elected as the MP for Bolton West, with an increased majority.

The Conservative MP beat Labour's Julie Hilling by 8,855 votes, increasing his majority to 9,791.

Rebecca Forrest of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Paris Hayes came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 2.8 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 49,000 people, roughly two-thirds of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

One of the four candidates, Ms Hayes lost her £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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RESULT: Tories hold Bolton West

Chris Green has retained Bolton West for the Conservative Party.

Chris Green
UK Parliament

Bolton West: Conservative hold

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Bolton West: Conservatives hold key marginal

There'll be sighs of relief in the Conservative ranks with the news that Chris Green has held the marginal seat of Bolton West.

He actually increased his majority over Labour from 801 votes to 936.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

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