Labour are bookies' favourite to win five key Nottinghamshire general election races

Nottingham General Election Count in 2019 at the Nottingham Tennis Centre.
-Credit: (Image: James Turner/Nottingham Post)


Labour are currently the bookies' favourite to win in Nottinghamshire's key battleground constituencies. Many polls are currently predicting large Labour leads in constituencies like Broxtowe and Gedling.

Yet there are other constituencies where the predicted margin between the parties is much narrower. Five constituencies across Nottinghamshire in particular are beginning to emerge as key battleground seats: Ashfield, Bassetlaw, Mansfield, Rushcliffe and Sherwood Forest.

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Despite the tighter margins suggested by polls, data compiled by leading odds comparison site Oddschecker puts Labour as the favourite to win in all five seats. Betting markets are now live for every constituency across the UK ahead of voters having their say on July 4.

One of the most interesting seats is Ashfield, where the Conservatives are predicted to finish fourth. The odds suggest Labour in the lead, with Reform coming second and the Ashfield Independents coming third. Below are the current Oddschecker odds for five key Nottinghamshire seats.

Ashfield

Labour (4/7 – 61.3%)

Reform (5/1 – 16.1%)

Ashfield Independents (5/1 – 16.1%)

Conservative (16/1 – 5.7%)

Liberal Democrats (250/1 – 0.35%)

Green (250/1 – 0.35%)

Bassetlaw

Labour (1/8 – 80.2%)

Conservative (9/2 – 16.4%)

Reform UK (50/1 – 1.8%)

Liberal Democrats (80/1 – 1.1%)

Green (200/1 – 0.5%)

Mansfield

Labour (4/9 – 66.5%)

Conservative (11/4 – 25.6%)

Reform (14/1 – 6.4%)

Liberal Democrats (100/1 – 1%)

Green (200/1 – 0.5%)

Rushcliffe

Labour (2/7 – 72%)

Conservative (11/4 – 24.7%)

Reform (50/1 – 1.9%)

Liberal Democrats (66/1 – 0.9%)

Green (200/1 – 0.5%)

Sherwood Forest

Labour (2/9 – 73.6%)

Conservative (10/3 – 20.8%)

Reform (20/1 – 4.3%)

Liberal Democrats (100/1 – 0.9%)

Green (150/1 – 0.5%)