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The Makerfield constituency has a total population of 98,346, of which 77,387 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.7%).
Makerfield ranks 399th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 276th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Yvonne Helen Fovargue (born 29 November 1956) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Makerfield constituency, in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, Greater Manchester since 2010, replacing the previous Labour MP Ian McCartney, who stepped down due to ill health.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yvonne_Fovargue
Election turnout for the Makerfield constituency in 2015 was 60.20%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Andrew Collinson||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|John Skipworth||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Philip Mitchell||Green||Male||12 March 1960 (63)||-||-|
|Yvonne Fovargue||Labour||Female||29 November 1956 (67)||-||http://yvonnefovargue.blogspot.co.uk/|
|Liberal Democrat||Crowther, David|
Election turnout for the Makerfield constituency in 2010 was 59.4%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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