manchester gorton Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE87,122 voters
AREA6 sq. miles


Manchester, Gorton is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Gerald Kaufman of the Labour party.

The Manchester, Gorton constituency has a total population of 113,855, of which 87,122 are eligible (18+) to vote (76.5%).

Manchester, Gorton ranks 597th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 65th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Gerald Kaufman

Gerald Kaufman

Sir Gerald Bernard Kaufman (born 21 June 1930) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been a Member of Parliament (MP) since 1970, first for Manchester Ardwick, and then subsequently for Manchester Gorton. He was a government minister during the 1970s, and a member of the Shadow Cabinet in the 1980s.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressGerald Kaufman MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addresscootesn@parliament.uk
ConstituencyManchester, Gorton
GenderMale
Date of Birth21/06/1930
Party PageWebsite
Wikipedia PageVisit Wiki

2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
9.7%
67.1%
4.2%
9.8 %
8.2%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Manchester Gorton constituency in 2015 was 57.60%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Cris CheshaPirate Party UKMale27 April 1979 (38)-https://pirateparty.org.uk/blogs/cristian-chesha/
Dave PageLiberal DemocratMale--http://davepage.me.uk/
Gerald KaufmanLabourMale21 June 1930 (87)--
Laura BannisterGreenFemale30 August 1985 (32)-http://www.manchestergreenparty.org.uk/
Mohammed AfzalConservativeMale--http://www.manchesterconservatives.com/
Phil EckersleyUK Independence PartyMale--http://phileckersley.co.uk/
Simon HickmanTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale03 September 1967 (50)-http://votehickman.org.uk/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
11.02%
50.13%
32.64%
%
%
2.73%
%
%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 ChP2540.7%
 Conservative4,22411%
 Green1,0482.7%
 Labour19,21150.1%
 Liberal-Democrat12,50832.6%
 Pirate2360.6%
 Respect5071.3%
 TUSC3370.9%
TOTALS
Electorate75,933
Votes38,325
Turnout50.5%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeHealy, Caroline
LabourKaufman, Gerald
Liberal DemocratAfzal, Qassim
GreenHall, Justine
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Manchester Gorton constituency in 2010 was 50.5%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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