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

Makerfield

Parliamentary constituency

LAB HOLD

Results

  1. Labour
    Yvonne Fovargue
    • Votes: 19,954
    • Vote share %: 45.1
    • Vote share change: -15.1
  2. Conservative
    Nick King
    • Votes: 15,214
    • Vote share %: 34.4
    • Vote share change: +3.0
  3. The Brexit Party
    Ross Wright
    • Votes: 5,817
    • Vote share %: 13.1
    • Vote share change: +13.1
  4. Liberal Democrat
    John Skipworth
    • Votes: 2,108
    • Vote share %: 4.8
    • Vote share change: +1.9
  5. Green
    Sheila Shaw
    • Votes: 1,166
    • Vote share %: 2.6
    • Vote share change: +2.6

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • LAB majority: 4,740
  • Registered voters: 74,190
  • % share:
    59.7%
  • Change since 2017: -3.5

Vote share

Party % share
Labour 45.1%
Conservative 34.4%
The Brexit Party 13.1%
Liberal Democrat 4.8%
Green 2.6%

Vote share change since 2017

  • The Brexit Party +13.1 Gained
  • Conservative +3.0 Gained
  • Green +2.6 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.9 Gained
  • Labour -15.1 Lost

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Makerfield: Labour hold

Yvonne Fovargue has been re-elected as the MP for Makerfield, with a significantly decreased majority.

The Labour candidate beat Conservative Nick King by 4,740 votes, less than half the majority at the 2017 election.

Ross Wright of The Brexit Party came third and Liberal Democrat John Skipworth came fourth.

Voter turnout was down by 3.5 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 44,000 people, 59.7% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

Two of the five candidates, John Skipworth (Liberal Democrat) and Sheila Shaw (Green) lost their £500 deposits after failing to win 5% of the vote.

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BreakingRESULT: Labour retains Makerfield

Yvonne Fovargue has retained Makerfield for Labour.

She beat the Conservatives' Nick King by 4,740 votes.

Labour's lead was 13,542.

Yvonne Fovargue
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Makerfield: Labour hold

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BreakingMakerfield: Labour hold

Yvonne Fovargue holds Makerfield in Greater Manchester for Labour with 28,245 votes.

Adam Carney for the Tories was second on 14,703.

There was a record turnout of 63.3%.

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