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The Buckingham constituency has a total population of 98,694, of which 76,880 are eligible (18+) to vote (77.9%).
Buckingham ranks 58th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 265th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
John Simon Bercow (//; born 19 January 1963) is a British politician who has been the Speaker of the House of Commons since June 2009. Prior to his election to Speaker, he was a member of the Conservative Party.
He served as a councillor from 1986–1990 and unsuccessfully contested parliamentary seats in the 1987 and 1992 general elections. In the 1997 general election, Bercow was elected the MP for Buckingham and promoted to the shadow cabinet in 2001. He held posts in the shadow cabinets of Iain Duncan Smith and Michael Howard. In November 2002, he resigned from the shadow cabinet over disputes concerning the Adoption and Children Act but returned under Howard in 2003. In September 2004, Bercow was sacked after disagreements with Howard.
Following the resignation of Speaker Michael Martin, Bercow announced his intention to stand for the speakership election on 22 June 2009 and was successful. He was re-elected to this post on 18 May 2010 following unsuccessful challenges in the general election.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Bercow
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Election turnout for the Buckingham constituency in 2015 was 69.20%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
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Election turnout for the Buckingham constituency in 2010 was 64.5%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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