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The Rhondda constituency has a total population of 69,738, of which 55,142 are eligible (18+) to vote (79.1%).
Rhondda ranks 322th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 565th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Christopher John Bryant (born 11 January 1962) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Rhondda since 2001 and the Shadow Minister for the Arts since 2014. He was previously the Minister of State for Europe and the Deputy Leader of the House of Commons.
Bryant previously worked as an Anglican priest, as well as having roles at the BBC and Common Purpose.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chris_Bryant
Election turnout for the Rhondda constituency in 2015 was 60.90%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Chris Bryant||Labour||Male||11 January 1962 (57)||-||-|
|George Summers||Liberal Democrat||Female||-||-||-|
|Ron Hughes||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||-|
|Shelley Rees-Owen||Plaid Cymru||Female||-||-||http://www.sainou.com/shelley-rees/|
|Liberal Democrat||Wasley, Paul|
|Plaid Cymru||Davies, Geraint|
Election turnout for the Rhondda constituency in 2010 was 60.3%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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