The Green Party stood in 29 wards in Manchester (out of 32), and polled just under 9% of the total vote across the City, behind Labour and the Liberal Democrats and ahead of the Conservatives and UKIP. All seats were won by Labour except for Didsbury West which was won by the Lib Dems.
Best Green vote was Ben Godfrey in Whalley Range, second place with just over 27% of the vote (in fact this is the highest Green ward percentage since 2008). In Levenshulme we also polled over 20% and came second. Further second places were in Bradford, Chorlton, Fallowfield, Hulme, Moss Side and Rusholme wards.
|Ancoats and Clayton||Steffeny McGiffen||322||9.41|
|Chorlton Park||Hannah Richmond||412||8.08|
|Didsbury East||Wendy Lynas||316||6.84|
|Didsbury West||Arnold Spencer||244||5.59|
|Gorton North||Karl Wardlaw||131||4.59|
|Gorton South||Melvyn Newton||239||6.01|
|Higher Blackley||Anne Power||104||3.88|
|Miles Platting and Newton Heath||Issy Patience||134||5.43|
|Moss Side||Muhammad Shahzad||415||10.75|
|Old Moat||Nathan Rae||329||9.55|
|Whalley Range||Ben Godfrey||1321||27.24|
Across the whole of Greater Manchester, the Green Party stood 173 candidates - 80 % of the total, and significantly more than either the Liberal Democrats or UKIP.