Wakefield By Election Betting Odds And History

Updated: 481 Politics & Current Affairs

The Wakefield By-Election betting odds show the Labour Party on course to regain the seat. The By-Election is taking place due to the resignation of the sitting MP Imran Ahmad Khan who was thrown out of the Conservative Party after an assault conviction.

Wakefield By Election Betting Odds And History
Nigel Skinner Blog Content Manager

Football Manager Expert and Political Betting Specialist across Exchange and Spread Betting Sites

Wakefield Headlines

  • The Labour Red Wall looks likely to start its rebuild in Wakefield according to the best betting sites. 
  • The Conservatives are on course to lose the West Yorkshire seat it sensationally won in 2019. 
  • Sir Keir Starmer's Labour Party needs to overturn a 3300 Tory majority and the Wakefield By-Election odds heavily favour them to do so.  

Wakefield By Election Betting Odds

  • The online bookmakers early prices see only one winner in Wakefield and that is the Labour Party. 
  • It seems irrelevant the quality of the Labour candidate with voters expected to give the Tories a bloody nose.
  • Boris Johnson it seems is never out of the headlines with most of them negative, his party look likely to pay the price in Wakefield.
Political Party Wakefield Odds Percentage Chance
Labour 1/100 99.01%
Conservative 20/1 4.76%
Liberal Democrats 100/1 0.99%
Reform UK 150/1 0.66%
Yorkshire Party 250/1 0.40%

The current odds indicate there is only one winner, a £10 bet on the Labour Party returns just £11. Always be aware though that surprises can happen.

Nigel Skinner - OLBG Betting Expert

Wakefield Voting History

General Election 2019

Party Votes Percentage
Conservative 21283 47.3
Labour 17925 39.8
Brexit Party 2725 6.1
Liberal Democrats 1772 3.9
Yorkshire 868 1.9
Independent 454 1

General Election 2017

Party Votes Percentage
Labour 22987 49.7
Conservative 20811 45
Yorkshire 1176 2.5
Liberal Democrats 943 2
Independent 367 0.8

In the 1960s and '70s, Labour use to win around 60% of the Wakefield vote but that has gradually diminished to around 40%. In this By-Election, we may see them bouncing back and winning closer to 60%.

Nigel Skinner - OLBG Betting Expert

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