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Top three parties at a glance

Political Party Vote Share %
Labour
31.9
Liberal Democrat
31.6
Conservative
26.4

Oldham East & Saddleworth News

Constituency Swing

5.1% From LAB to LD


Candidates

Name Party Votes % +/-
Phil Woolas Labour 14,186 31.9 -10.7
Elwyn Watkins Liberal Democrat 14,083 31.6 -0.5
Kashif Ali Conservative 11,773 26.4 +8.7
Alwyn Stott British National Party 2,546 5.7 +0.6
David Bentley UK Independence Party 1,720 3.9 +1.8
Gulzar Nazir Christian Party 212 0.5 +0.5
Majority 103 0.2
Turnout 44,520 61.2 +4.4

2005 Result

Party   Votes Share
Labour
42.5%
Liberal Democrat
32.1%
Conservative
17.8%
Others
7.6%

Based on a notional - or estimated - result if boundary changes have affected this seat.
For real result, see Election 2005.

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