Labour’s Yasmin Qureshi won the Bolton South East seat in 2017 with a 31% majority. Qureshi earned 60.7% of the votes, over 13,000 more than closest competitors the Conservative Party.
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Labour’s Rebecca Long-Bailey won the Salford and Eccles seat in 2017 with a 65.5% majority.
Conservative William Wragg marginally won the swing seat in 2017 with a 12% majority. Wragg secured 45.4% of the votes, earning 5,514 more votes than the closest candidate Liberal Democrats’ Lisa Smart with 14,533 votes (32.9%).
Jim McMahon from the Labour party won the constituency’s seat in 2017 with 65.2% of the votes, which was 10% more votes than the 2015 election.
A Labour stronghold since 2010, Blackley and Broughton is a parliamentary constituency located to the north of the city of Manchester.
The Conservatives’ Chris Green has hung onto Bolton West’s seat since 2015, but only by a fine line, having won by less than 1,000 votes and a 1.8% majority.
Jonathan Reynolds, Corbyn’s shadow treasury minister, won his third election in a row in 2017, increasing his vote by 12.2%. This has been Labour since 1945 and is usually as safe as it gets.
Right in the traditional Labour heartland, Oldham East is the kind of seat that this election will hinge on. The constituency voted 60% in favour of leaving the EU, but has never been out of Labour’s control and will be heavily contested.
Whilst the result was never in doubt for Labour’s Tony Lloyd at the last general election, the big story from the Rochdale constituency was Simon Danczuk standing as an independent candidate following his dismissal from the Labour Party.
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.