Parliamentary By-election
Heywood & Middleton

9th October 2014

The by-election followed the the death of its MP Jim Dobbin.


[E] Labour hold

McInnes, LizLabour11,63340.86%
Bickley, JonUKIP11,01638.69%
Gartside, IainConservative3,49612.28%
Smith, AnthonyLiberal Democrat1,4575.12%
Jackson, AbiGreen Party8703.06%

Electorate: 79,170; Total vote: 28,472; Turnout: 35.96%;
Majority: 617 (2.17%)

Ballot papers issued: 28,521; Ballot papers rejected: 43 (Defaced: 5; Multi-selection: 10; No selection: 28); Proxy votes: 55; Postal votes issued: 9,925; Postal votes returned: 6,852

General election result

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