Walsall South

Walsall South is a constituency in Walsall, in the West Midlands of England. The seat has been held by Valerie Vaz (Labour) since May 2010.

2017 General Election

The 2017 General Election was held on 8 June 2017. A total of 4 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
8,892
Electorate
67,417
Turnout
65.4%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Valerie Vaz
Labour
25,286 57.4% 10.2%
James Bird
Conservative
16,394 37.2% 4.4%
Derek Bennett
UK Independence Party
1,805 4.1% -11.5%
Anna Wellings Purvis
Liberal Democrat
587 1.3% -0.3%