blackpool south Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE64,313 voters
AREA9 sq. miles


Blackpool South is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Gordon Marsden of the Labour party.

The Blackpool South constituency has a total population of 81,138, of which 64,313 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.3%).

Blackpool South ranks 540th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 533th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Gordon Marsden

Gordon Marsden

Gordon Marsden (born 28 November 1953) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Blackpool South since 1997.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressGordon Marsden MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressgordonmarsdenforblackpoolsouth@gmail.com
ConstituencyBlackpool South
GenderMale
Date of Birth28/11/1953
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
33.8%
41.8%
2.3%
2.6 %
17.3%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Blackpool South constituency in 2015 was 56.50%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Andy HigginsIndependentMale--http://www.vote4andy.co.uk/
Bill GreeneLiberal DemocratMale---
Duncan RoyleGreenMale---
Gordon MarsdenLabourMale28 November 1953 (64)--
Lawrence ChardIndependentMale09 June 1948 (69)-http://vote4.lawrencechard.co.uk/
Peter AnthonyConservativeMale--http://www.peteranthonyfor2015.com/
Peter WoodUK Independence PartyMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
35.8%
41.06%
14.44%
%
%
%
4.21%
3.84%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP1,4824.2%
 Conservative12,59735.8%
 IUK2300.7%
 Labour14,44941.1%
 Liberal-Democrat5,08214.4%
 UK-Independence-Party1,3523.8%
TOTALS
Electorate63,027
Votes35,192
Turnout55.8%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeBell, Ron
LabourMarsden, Gordon
Liberal DemocratHolt, Doreen
BNPGoodwin, Roy
UKIPHowitt, Hamish
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Blackpool South constituency in 2010 was 55.8%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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