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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.
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
Election turnout for the Manchester Gorton constituency in 2015 was 57.60%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Cris Chesha||Pirate Party UK||Male||27 April 1979 (42)||-||https://pirateparty.org.uk/blogs/cristian-chesha/|
|Dave Page||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||http://davepage.me.uk/|
|Gerald Kaufman||Labour||Male||21 June 1930 (91)||-||-|
|Laura Bannister||Green||Female||30 August 1985 (36)||-||http://www.manchestergreenparty.org.uk/|
|Phil Eckersley||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||http://phileckersley.co.uk/|
|Simon Hickman||Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition||Male||03 September 1967 (54)||-||http://votehickman.org.uk/|
|Liberal Democrat||Afzal, Qassim|
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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