More often than not, one can generally predict the likely outcome of an election. In this year’s December snap election in the UK, the consensus is that Boris Johnson’s Conservatives will gain the most votes, but it remains up in the air whether or not he will get a majority.
Wythenshawe and Sale East is a Labour stronghold with Mike Kane retaining his seat in 2017 winning 62% of the vote.
Located in Tameside, to the east of Manchester, the Ashton-under-Lyne constituency is considered a safe seat for Labour and has been held by the party since 1935.
Labour’s James Frith won the seat in the 2017 general election securing 53.6% of the votes. Frith took over the role from Conservative’s David Nuttall who stood as MP from 2010 – 2017. EU referendum result for Bury North favoured leave.
Denton and Reddish was established as a constituency in 1983 and has always been a Labour stronghold. Andrew Gwynne took over as its Labour MP in 2005, winning a 63.5% majority once again the the 2017 General Election.
The Bolton North East seat is held by veteran Labour MP Sir David Crausby and he is hoping to be re-elected for the seventh time in December.
Heywood and Middleton has been a Labour-held constituency since it was created in 1983. Liz McInnes won her third consecutive election in 2017, increasing her majority to 7,617.
Conservative Mary Robinson held the seat in the 2017 election but with only a slim 8.3% majority that the Liberal Democrat candidate will be looking to overturn come December.