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The Huddersfield constituency has a total population of 96,059, of which 75,417 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.5%).
Huddersfield ranks 419th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 325th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Barry John Sheerman (born 17 August 1940) is a British Labour Co-operative politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Huddersfield since the 1979 general election.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barry_Sheerman
Election turnout for the Huddersfield constituency in 2015 was 62.00%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Andrew Cooper||Green||Male||30 November 1964 (54)||-||http://greeningkirklees.blogspot.com/|
|Barry Sheerman||Labour||Male||17 August 1940 (78)||-||http://www.barry4huddersfield.co.uk/|
|Mike Forster||Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition||Male||-||-||-|
|Rob Butler||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Zulfiqar Ali||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Blanchard, James|
Election turnout for the Huddersfield constituency in 2010 was 61.1%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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