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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.
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
Election turnout for the Dover constituency in 2015 was 68.90%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Charlie Elphicke||Conservative||Male||14 March 1971 (47)||-||http://www.elphicke.com/|
|Clair Hawkins||Labour||Female||12 October 1976 (42)||-||http://www.clairhawkins.org.uk/|
|David Little||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||http://www.ukipdoverdeal.com/blog|
|Sarah Smith||Liberal Democrat||Female||-||-||http://eastkentcoastlibdems.org.uk/en/page/sarah-smith-for-dover-deal|
|Liberal Democrat||Brigden, John|
Election turnout for the Dover constituency in 2010 was 70.1%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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