richmond park Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYConservative
ELECTORATE92,061 voters
AREA14 sq. miles


Richmond Park is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Zac Goldsmith of the Conservative party.

The Richmond Park constituency has a total population of 118,846, of which 92,061 are eligible (18+) to vote (77.5%).

Richmond Park ranks 449th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 37th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Zac Goldsmith

Zac Goldsmith

Frank Zacharias Robin Goldsmith (born 20 January 1975) is a British Conservative politician and journalist who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Richmond Park since 2010.

From 1998 to 2007 he was the editor of The Ecologist magazine, also becoming a London campaigner and commentator on environmental issues. He was appointed Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Quality of Life Policy Group in 2005, co-authoring its report published in 2007. He was placed on the Conservative "A-List" of prospective parliamentary candidates by David Cameron, then-Leader of the Opposition, in 2006. Through an open primary in March 2007, he was chosen to contest the constituency of Richmond Park against incumbent Liberal Democrat Susan Kramer. At the 2010 election, he won the seat with a majority of 4,091. On 15 July 2010, a Channel 4 News investigation raised questions over his election expenses.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressZac Goldsmith MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyConservative
Email Addresszac@zacgoldsmith.com
ConstituencyRichmond Park
GenderMale
Date of Birth20/01/1975
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
58.2%
12.3%
19.3%
6.0 %
4.2%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Richmond Park constituency in 2015 was 76.50%, higher than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Andree FriezeGreenFemale30 December 1968 (50)https://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=2662902&trk=nav_responsive_tab_profilehttp://www.andree4richmondpark.co.uk/
Robin MeltzerLiberal DemocratMale--http://www.robinmeltzer.com/
Sachin PatelLabourMale--http://www.sachin4richmondpark.org.uk/
Sam NazUK Independence PartyFemale01 January 1983 (35)--
Zac GoldsmithConservativeMale20 January 1975 (43)-http://www.zacgoldsmith.com/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
49.71%
5.03%
42.81%
%
%
0.97%
%
1.13%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Lib-Dem
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 Conservative29,46149.7%
 CPA1330.2%
 Green5721%
 Ind1840.1%
 Labour2,9795%
 Liberal-Democrat25,37042.8%
 UK-Independence-Party6691.1%
TOTALS
Electorate77,751
Votes59,268
Turnout76.9%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeGoldsmith, Zac
LabourTunnicliffe, Eleanor
Liberal DemocratKramer, Susan
GreenPage, James
UKIPDul, Peter
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Richmond Park constituency in 2010 was 76.9%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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