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The Chelmsford constituency has a total population of 106,301, of which 83,482 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.5%).
Chelmsford ranks 436th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 137th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Sir Simon Hugh McGuigan Burns (born 6 September 1952) is a British politician, who has served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Chelmsford since being elected at the 1987 general election.
Burns resigned from being Minister of State for Transport in October 2013 to stand in the First Deputy Chairmen of Ways and Means by-election following the resignation of Deputy Speaker Nigel Evans.
Returned to Parliament as a Conservative MP in the 2015 election, he was knighted in the 2015 Birthday Honours.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Simon_Burns
Election turnout for the Chelmsford constituency in 2015 was 68.50%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Henry Arthur Boyle||The Liberal Party||Male||15 December 1953 (70)||-||http://www.liberal.org.uk/|
|Mark Gough||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Simon Burns||Conservative||Male||06 September 1952 (71)||-||-|
|Stephen Robinson||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||http://uk.linkedin.com/in/stephenrobinsonchelmsford||http://www.stephenrobinson.org/|
|Liberal Democrat||Robinson, Stephen|
Election turnout for the Chelmsford constituency in 2010 was 70.4%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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