🗳️ Birmingham, Ladywood Elections Betting Guide

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Your ultimate guide on Birmingham, Ladywood Elections: uncover historical outcomes, analyse voting trends, and discover how and where to place your bets for what was a safe seat in 2019 but may have changed now.

🗳️ Birmingham, Ladywood Elections Betting Guide

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Welcome to Birmingham, Ladywood's electoral battleground from a betting perspective. Whether you have used a betting site to place bets on political markets before or not, you'll gain invaluable insights into past general election results, voter turnout, and betting options. Discover how to leverage this information at top political betting sites to make informed decisions on Birmingham, Ladywood Constituency betting and general election betting..

Bet Smart on Birmingham, Ladywood Elections: Your Ultimate Guide!

📊🎲 Ready to place a bet on the Birmingham, Ladywood Elections? Dive into our guide for all you need to know about previous results and where to bet!

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Current Betting Odds

Betting odds for the constituency of Birmingham, Ladywood may not always be available, but as and when a market is active the odds will be displayed below.

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Things to Consider

When betting on local elections in Birmingham, Ladywood, consider the political climate, candidate popularity, historical voting patterns, local issues, and recent polls. Understanding these factors can provide insights into potential outcomes, guiding more informed betting decisions.

  • 👤 Candidate Profiles: Research the backgrounds, policies, and popularity of the candidates.

  • 📊 Historical Voting Patterns: Analyze past election results in Birmingham, Ladywood for trends.

  • 🏘️ Local Issues: Understand the key issues affecting Birmingham, Ladywood residents.

  • 📈 Polling Data: Look at the latest polls for insights into potential outcomes.

  • 🌍 Political Climate: Consider the national and local political environment.

  • 📢 Campaign Strategies: Evaluate the effectiveness of candidates' campaign strategies.

  • 👥 Voter Turnout: Consider how Birmingham, Ladywood turnout could impact the election results.

  • 💸 Bookmakers' Odds: Compare odds from different political betting sites for value.

  • 💬 Social Media Sentiment: Gauge public opinion and sentiment towards candidates on social media.

  • 🤝 Endorsements: Note any significant endorsements or support from influential figures or organizations.

  • 🎤 Debates and Public Appearances: Assess candidates' performances in debates and public appearances.

  • 📜 Election Regulations: Be aware of any changes to election laws or voting procedures that could affect the outcome.

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Constituency Information

Birmingham Ladywood, represented by Labour's Shabana Mahmood since 2010, is a diverse and historically significant constituency covering Birmingham City Centre, Aston, Ladywood, Nechells, and Soho. With a 55.6% ethnic minority population in 1991, it's one of the UK's most multicultural areas.

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The constituency faced the highest unemployment rates in the UK during the 2008–09 recession. Despite recent improvements, its unemployment rate was 12.4% in 2014, with an employment rate of 46.6%, compared to the West Midlands' 69.7%. The average house price in Ladywood is £155,000, significantly lower than the national average. A Labour stronghold since WWII, the constituency has seen notable MPs including the first Conservative Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain and one of the UK's first three female Muslim MPs, Shabana Mahmood. In 1918, it was contested by one of the first seventeen women parliamentary candidates, Margery Corbett Ashby.

Championing Diversity & Resilience: The Story of Birmingham Ladywood

🏙️🌈 #BirminghamLadywood, a vibrant & diverse gem, has been represented by Labour’s Shabana Mahmood since 2010. Facing challenges & making history, its story is one of resilience & representation. 🏘️💼

General Election Betting

The Birmingham, Ladywood seat was created in 1918 from the previous Birmingham West and Birmingham North seats. As of 2011, the population is 126,693.

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2019 Election Results

Explore the pivotal data and highlights from Birmingham, Ladywood's 2019 General Election, revealing voter trends and key outcomes that shaped the constituency.

Voting Data

  • Labour held on to the seat after Shabana Mahmood earned 79.2% of the vote
  • In doing so, it meant that Birmingham, Ladywood was Labour's seventh-safest seat in the 2019 General Election
  • Mahmood would pick up a majority of 28,582 with the Conservatives trailing way behind in second with just 4,773 votes by comparison.
  • Labour's 79.2% vote share was down 3.5% on the previous election, with the Conservatives also seeing their own vote share decrease by 1.9%
  • The Liberal Democrats would finish third, with Lee Dargue earning 5.3% of the total vote.
  • The turnout for the seat was 56.2% - down 2.8% on 2017
Candidate Data Party Gender Number of votes Share (%) Change vs. 2017 (% points)
Dan Carden Labour Male 34,538 84.70% -1
Alex Phillips Conservative Male 4,018 9.90% 1.3
Ted Grant Green Male 814 2.00% 0.8
David Newman Liberal Democrat Male 756 1.90% 0.3
Billy Lake Liberal Male 660 1.60% 0

Statistics & Turnout Information

With a votes majority of 28,582 from the 42,118 cast, the majority in percentage terms was 67.9%, making Birmingham, Ladywood the seventh-safest seat in the 2019 election.

Birmingham, Ladywood Majority Data
Votes 28,582
Percent 67.90%
Rank (1 = highest %) 7

Voter turnout for the Birmingham, Ladywood seat was at 56.2%. This figure was down 8.5% on the region as a whole and down 2.8% when compared to the same seat in 2017. From a UK-wide perspective it was down 11.1% when compared to the average turnout for 2019

Birmingham, Ladywood Turnout Data
Constituency 56.20%
Region 64.70%
UK 67.30%
Constituency in 2017 59.00%
Size of electorate 74,912
Valid votes cast 42,118

Birmingham, Ladywood By Election Betting and Wards

The wards within the Constituency are currently:

  • Aston
  • Bordesley & Highgate
  • Bordesley Green
  • Holyhead
  • Ladywood
  • Lozells
  • Nechells
  • Newtown
  • North Edgbaston
  • Soho & Jewellery Quarter

How To Bet

Betting on local constituency markets during general elections offers a unique way to engage with political events. To navigate this, the best political betting sites such as Smarkets and SBK Sportsbook provide platforms tailored for such activities. Here's a concise guide to placing a bet on these markets:

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  1. Register and Verify: Sign up on a reputable political betting site like Smarkets or SBK Sportsbook. Complete any necessary verification processes.

  2. Deposit Funds: Add funds to your account using the available payment methods.

  3. Find the Market: Navigate to the political betting section and locate the local constituency markets for the general election.

  4. Research: Conduct thorough research on the constituency you wish to bet on, considering recent polls, historical outcomes, and current political climate.

  5. Place Your Bet: Select the market, choose your bet type, and decide on the stake. Confirm your bet.

  6. Monitor the Election: Keep an eye on election updates and news that might affect the outcome of your chosen market.

Remember, betting should be done responsibly, and it's important to be informed about the political landscape to make educated decisions.

Editorial Team and Resources

OLBG has assembled a crack political betting team to bring you the very best in political betting insight, including our in-house politics betting expert Nigel Skinner and our Data Scientist Dan Tracey.

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Data Sources:

A range of data sources were consulted for this article, pertaining to our editorial guide and they include, the Commons Library, Wikipedia and various betting sites.

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