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The Reigate constituency has a total population of 102,341, of which 79,176 are eligible (18+) to vote (77.4%).
Reigate ranks 304th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 200th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Crispin Jeremy Rupert Blunt (born 15 July 1960) is a British Conservative Party politician. He is the Member of Parliament (MP) for the Reigate constituency in Surrey, and from May 2010 to September 2012 he was the Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Prisons and Youth Justice within the Ministry of Justice.
He first entered the House of Commons at the 1997 general election, when he replaced the current MP Sir George Gardiner who had been deselected by the Constituency Conservative Association Executive Council.
In 2013, Blunt himself was de-selected by the Constituency Executive Council, amid rumours that this was due to his homosexuality. However after a ballot of constituency members (Conservative Party members in Reigate), the decision was overturned by a margin of 5-1 and Blunt was re-selected as the Conservative candidate for the next United Kingdom general election.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crispin_Blunt
Election turnout for the Reigate constituency in 2015 was 69.90%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Anna Tarrant||Liberal Democrat||Female||-||-||-|
|Crispin Blunt||Conservative||Male||15 July 1960 (60)||-||-|
|Jonathan Essex||Green||Male||19 October 1972 (48)||http://uk.linkedin.com/pub/jonathan-essex/6/685/81a/en||-|
|Joseph Fox||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Kulka, Jane|
Election turnout for the Reigate constituency in 2010 was 69.8%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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