🗳️ Liverpool, West Derby Elections Betting Guide

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Your ultimate guide on Liverpool, West Derby 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, West Derby Elections Betting Guide

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Welcome to Liverpool, West Derby'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, West Derby Constituency betting and general election betting..

Bet Smart on Liverpool, West Derby Elections: Your Ultimate Guide!

📊🎲 Ready to place a bet on the Liverpool, West Derby 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 Liverpool, West Derby 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, West Derby, 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, West Derby for trends.

  • 🏘️ Local Issues: Understand the key issues affecting Liverpool, West Derby 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, West Derby 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, West Derby has been a Labour stronghold since 1964, currently represented by Ian Byrne (since 2019).

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Initially a Conservative seat, its political landscape underwent significant changes, notably briefly switching to the SDP in the early-1980s due to defections but was reclaimed by Labour in 1983. Since 1997, minor parties have occasionally outperformed major ones here, with the Liberals finishing second in 1997 and 2001. Renowned MPs include Sir F E Smith and David Maxwell Fyfe, both achieving high legal offices. Stephen Twigg, notable for a historic win in 1997, represented the area after 2005.

🔴🏛 Labour's Fortress: The Political Legacy of Liverpool, West Derby

Currently led by Ian Byrne & home to political shifts & notable MPs like Sir F E Smith & David Maxwell Fyfe.

General Election Betting

The Liverpool, West Derby seat was created in 1885 from the previous Liverpool seat.

2019 Election Results

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

Voting Data

  • Labour held on to the seat after Ian Byrne earned 77.6% of the vote
  • In doing so, it meant that Liverpool, West Derby was Labour's fifth-safest seat in the 2019 General Election
  • Byrne would pick up a majority of 29,984 with the Conservatives trailing way behind in second with just 4,133 votes by comparison.
  • Labour's 77.6% vote share was down 5.2% on the previous election, with the Conservatives having to make do with a 0.5% decrease themselves
  • The Brexit Party would finish third, with Ray Pearson earning 4.6% of the total vote.
  • The turnout for the seat was 65.7% - down 2.3% on 2017
Candidate Data Party Gender Number of votes Share (%) Change vs. 2017 (% points)
Ian Byrne Labour Male 34,117 77.60% -5.2
Tom Bradley Conservative Male 4,133 9.40% -0.5
Ray Pearson Brexit Party Male 2,012 4.60% 0
Steve Radford Liberal Male 1,826 4.20% -0.6
Paul Parr Liberal Democrat Male 1,296 2.90% 1.7
William Ward Green Male 605 1.40% 0.6

Statistics & Turnout Information

With a votes majority of 29,984 from the 43,989 cast, the majority in percentage terms was 68.2%, making Liverpool, West Derby the fifth-safest seat in the 2019 election.

Liverpool, West Derby Majority Data
Votes 29,984
Percent 68.20%
Rank (1 = highest %) 5

Voter turnout for the Liverpool, West Derby seat was at 67.0%. This figure was up 1.4% on the region as a whole and down 2.3% when compared to the same seat in 2017. From a UK-wide perspective it was down 0.3% when compared to the average turnout for 2019

Liverpool, West Derby Turnout Data
Constituency 67.00%
Region 65.60%
UK 67.30%
Constituency in 2017 69.30%
Size of electorate 65,640
Valid votes cast 43,989

Liverpool, West Derby By Election Betting and Wards

The wards within the Constituency are currently:

  • Anfield
  • Broadgreen
  • Croxteth
  • Croxteth Country Park
  • Fazakerley West
  • Kensington & Fairfield
  • Knotty Ash & Dovecot Park
  • Norris Green
  • Sandfield Park
  • Stoneycroft
  • Tuebrook Breckside Park
  • Tuebrook Larkhill
  • West Derby Deysbrook
  • West Derby Leyfield
  • West Derby Muirhead
  • Yew Tree

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

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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

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Dan Tracey

Data Collection and Fact Checking

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- 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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