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  • Gareth Snell (Labour) 7,853 (37.09%)
  • Paul Nuttall (UKIP) 5,233 (24.72%)
  • Jack Brereton (Conservative) 5,154 (24.35%)
  • Zulfiqar Ali (LibDem) 2,083 (9.84%)
  • Adam Colclough (Green) 294 (1.39%)
  • Barbara Fielding (Independent) 137 (0.65%)
  • The Incredible Flying Brick (Loony) 127 (0.60%)
  • David Furness (British National Party) 124 (0.59%)
  • Godfrey Davies (CPA) 109 (0.51%)
  • Mohammed Akram (Independent) 56 (0.26%)

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