barnsley east Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE71,924 voters
AREA33 sq. miles


Barnsley East is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Michael Dugher of the Labour party.

The Barnsley East constituency has a total population of 91,567, of which 71,924 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.5%).

Barnsley East ranks 341th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 413th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Michael Dugher

Michael Dugher

Michael Vincent Dugher (26 April 1975) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Barnsley East since 2010. He is currently Vice-Chair of the Labour Party, deputy to Jon Ashworth.

Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Michael_Dugher

MP DETAILS
AddressMichael Dugher MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressmichaeldugher4barnsleyeast@gmail.com
ConstituencyBarnsley East
GenderMale
Date of Birth26/04/1975
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
14.6%
54.7%
3.1 %
0%
23.5%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Barnsley East constituency in 2015 was 55.70%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Billy MarsdenVapers In PowerMale---
Katharine HarborneConservativeFemale--http://www.katharineharborne.co.uk/
Kevin David RiddioughEnglish DemocratsMale18 December 1964 (53)-http://opinionsofthemasses.blogspot.co.uk/
Michael DugherLabourMale26 April 1975 (42)-http://www.michaeldugher.co.uk/
Ralph DysonTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale---
Robert Graham SwiffenUK Independence PartyMale---
Ruth Coleman-TaylorLiberal DemocratFemale---
Tony DevoyYorkshire FirstMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
16.49%
47.05%
18.16%
%
%
%
8.6%
4.51%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP3,3018.6%
 Conservative6,32916.5%
 Ind17121.9%
 Ind26841.8%
 Labour18,05947%
 Liberal-Democrat6,96918.2%
 SocLab6011.6%
 UK-Independence-Party1,7314.5%
TOTALS
Electorate68,435
Votes38,386
Turnout56.1%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeHockney, James
LabourDugher, Michael
Liberal DemocratBrown, John
BNPPorter, Colin
UKIPWatson, Tony
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Barnsley East constituency in 2010 was 56.1%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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