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The Leigh constituency has a total population of 103,275, of which 81,229 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.7%).
Leigh ranks 369th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 186th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Andrew Murray Burnham (born 7 January 1970) is a British Labour Party politician and the Member of Parliament for Leigh since 2001. He is Shadow Secretary of State for Health.
Burnham continuously held various Cabinet posts under the Premiership of Gordon Brown between 2007 to 2010, first as Chief Secretary to the Treasury, then Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Secretary of State for Health. He was a candidate in the 2010 Labour leadership election, coming fourth out of the five candidates with 8.68% of the vote.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andy_Burnham
Election turnout for the Leigh constituency in 2015 was 59.40%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Andy Burnham||Labour||Male||07 January 1970 (49)||-||http://andyburnhammp.blogspot.co.uk/|
|Bill Winlow||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Les Leggett||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Stephen Hall||Left Unity - Trade Unionists and Socialists||Male||-||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Blackburn, Chris|
Election turnout for the Leigh constituency in 2010 was 58.1%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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