🗳️ Liverpool, Riverside Elections Betting Guide

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Your ultimate guide on Liverpool, Riverside 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.

🗳️ Liverpool, Riverside Elections Betting Guide

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Welcome to Liverpool, Riverside'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 Liverpool, Riverside Constituency betting and general election betting..

Bet Smart on Liverpool, Riverside Elections: Your Ultimate Guide!

📊🎲 Ready to place a bet on the Liverpool, RiversideElections? 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 Liverpool, Riverside 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 Liverpool, Riverside, 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 Liverpool, Riverside for trends.

  • 🏘️ Local Issues: Understand the key issues affecting Liverpool, Riverside 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 Liverpool, Riverside 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

Liverpool Riverside, under Labour's Kim Johnson since 2019, has transformed from a 20th-century economically deprived area into a growing financial, technology, tourism, and entertainment hub, thanks to urban development and public investments.

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Created in 1983 from Liverpool Scotland Exchange and Liverpool Toxteth, it has remained a Labour stronghold since 1964, boasting significant victories, especially in recent years. While it experienced the UK's lowest voter turnouts in 2001 and 2005, turnout has gradually increased, though still below the national average.

From Struggle to Success: Liverpool Riverside's Remarkable Transformation 🚀🌹

Once economically deprived, now booming 💼💡🎉. A Labour stronghold since '64 🌹, with Kim Johnson leading since 2019. Voter turnout is on the rise! 🗳️

General Election Betting

The Liverpool, Riverside seat was created in 1983 from the previous Liverpool Toxteth and Liverpool Scotland Exchange seats.

2019 Election Results

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

Voting Data

  • Labour held on to the seat after Kim Johnson earned 78.0% of the vote
  • In doing so, it meant that Liverpool, Riverside was Labour's fourth-safest seat in the 2019 General Election
  • Johnson would pick up a majority of 37,043 with the Conservatives trailing way behind in second with just 4,127 votes by comparison.
  • Labour's 78.0% vote share was down 6.6% on the previous election, with the Conservatives having to make do with a 1.9% decrease themselves
  • The Green Party would finish third, with Kim Knight earning 5.7% of the total vote.
  • The turnout for the seat was 65.7% - up 2.8% on 2017
Candidate Data Party Gender Number of votes Share (%) Change vs. 2017 (% points)
Kim Johnson Labour Female 41,170 78.00% -6.6
Sean Malkeson Conservative Male 4,127 7.80% -1.9
Tom Crone Green Male 3,017 5.70% 2.4
Rob McAllister-Bell Liberal Democrat Male 2,696 5.10% 2.6
David Leach Brexit Party Male 1,779 3.40% 0

Statistics & Turnout Information

With a votes majority of 37,043 from the 52,789 cast, the majority in percentage terms was 70.2%, making Liverpool, Riverside the fourth-safest seat in the 2019 election.

Liverpool, Riverside Majority Data
Votes 37,043
Percent 70.20%
Rank (1 = highest %) 4

Voter turnout for the Liverpool, Riverside seat was at 65.7%. This figure was up 0.1% on the region as a whole and up 2.8% when compared to the same seat in 2017. From a UK-wide perspective it was down 1.6% when compared to the average turnout for 2019

Liverpool, Riverside Turnout Data
Constituency 65.70%
Region 65.60%
UK 67.30%
Constituency in 2017 62.90%
Size of electorate 80,310
Valid votes cast 52,789

Liverpool, Riverside By Election Betting and Wards

The wards within the Constituency are currently:

  • Aigburth
  • Arundel
  • Brownlow Hill
  • Canning
  • City Centre North
  • City Centre South
  • Dingle
  • Edge Hill
  • Everton West
  • Festival Gardens
  • Greenbank Park
  • Kensington & Fairfield
  • Kirkdale East
  • Kirkdale West
  • Mossley Hill
  • Penny Lane
  • Princes Park
  • Sefton Park
  • Smithdown
  • St Michaels
  • Toxteth
  • Vauxhall
  • Waterfront North
  • Waterfront South

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.

Nigel Skinner

Political Editor

When he is not following Arsenal or trading the markets on horse racing, Nigel has a keen eye on all things politics as our political content editor

- Nigel Skinner, Blog content manager

Dan Tracey

Data Collection and Fact Checking

Dan's specialist area is data; and lots of it! Wherever we need numbers to create our unique deep dive articles, Dan is our go-to.

- Dan Tracey, Data scientist and football editor

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Steve is our Editor-In-Chief with over 20 years of experience creating and managing high-quality sports betting content for OLBG & multiple other publications.

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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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