Interactive: see how Labour gained 75,000 votes in Birmingham

on June 9, 2017

The story of the General Election in Birmingham was about the Labour Party gaining significant numbers of votes and extending their majorities throughout the city: the party polled over 75,000 more votes across the city than in 2015, thanks to a combination of a 4% increase in turnout, and smaller parties losing votes.

Explore the interactive below to compare the votes for Labour in each constituency in 2015 with the votes in 2017 — and see how the Conservatives also benefited from the same factors.

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