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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE77,635 voters
AREA83 sq. miles


Dover is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Charlie Elphicke of the Conservative party.

The Dover constituency has a total population of 97,918, of which 77,635 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.3%).

Dover ranks 221th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 287th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Charlie Elphicke

Charlie Elphicke

Brett Charles Anthony Elphicke (born 14 March 1971) is a British Conservative Party politician. He has been Member of Parliament for Dover since 2010.

Elphicke campaigned for the Port of Dover to become community-owned and for the construction of a hospital in Dover. He has been a leading campaigner for fathers' rights, leading to government adopting his proposal to give children a right to know both of their parents. He became a Government whip and hence a junior Lord of the Treasury following the 2015 general election.

Before entering Parliament, Elphicke was a solicitor specialising in tax and wrote a number of papers about economics.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressCharlie Elphicke MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addresscharlie@elphicke.com
ConstituencyDover
GenderMale
Date of Birth14/03/1971
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
Wikipedia PageVisit Wiki

2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
43.3%
30.7%
3.1%
2.6 %
20.3%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Dover constituency in 2015 was 68.90%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Charlie ElphickeConservativeMale14 March 1971 (46)-http://www.elphicke.com/
Clair HawkinsLabourFemale12 October 1976 (41)-http://www.clairhawkins.org.uk/
David LittleUK Independence PartyMale--http://www.ukipdoverdeal.com/blog
Jolyon TriminghamGreenMale---
Sarah SmithLiberal DemocratFemale--http://eastkentcoastlibdems.org.uk/en/page/sarah-smith-for-dover-deal

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
44.01%
33.54%
15.8%
%
%
%
2.19%
3.47%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 BNP1,1042.2%
 Conservative22,17444%
 CPA2000.4%
 ED2160.4%
 Ind1820.2%
 Labour16,90033.5%
 Liberal-Democrat7,96215.8%
 UK-Independence-Party1,7473.5%
TOTALS
Electorate71,833
Votes50,385
Turnout70.1%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeElphicke, Charlie
LabourProsser, Gwyn
Liberal DemocratBrigden, John
BNPWhiting, Dennis
UKIPMatcham, Victor
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Dover constituency in 2010 was 70.1%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

QUIZ RESULTS

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