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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLiberal Democrat
ELECTORATE73,269 voters
AREA30 sq. miles


Southport is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by John Pugh of the Liberal Democrat party.

The Southport constituency has a total population of 90,554, of which 73,269 are eligible (18+) to vote (80.9%).

Southport ranks 358th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 425th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

John Pugh

John Pugh

John David Pugh (born 28 June 1948 in Liverpool) is a Liberal Democrat politician in the United Kingdom. He is Member of Parliament (MP) for Southport. First elected in 2001 with a majority of 3,007, he was re-elected in 2005 with a slightly increased majority of 3,838, and again in 2010 with a majority of 6,024, or 13.8%. In the 2015 General Election, he was re-elected again, but with a reduced majority of 1,322 from Conservative candidate Damien Moore. John Pugh received 31% of the vote, with turnout at 65.75%.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressJohn Pugh MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLiberal Democrat
Email Addresspugh4southport@gmail.com
ConstituencySouthport
GenderMale
Date of Birth28/06/1948
WebsiteWebsite
TwitterTwitter Profile
Party PageWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
28.0%
19.2%
31.0%
2.8 %
16.8%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Southport constituency in 2015 was 65.50%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Damien MooreConservativeMale---
Jacqueline BarlowThe Southport PartyFemale---
John PughLiberal DemocratMale28 June 1948 (69)-http://www.johnpughmp.com/
Laurence RankinGreenMale---
Liz SavageLabourFemale03 November 1973 (44)-http://www.southportlabour.org.uk/
Terry DurranceUK Independence PartyMale---

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
35.84%
9.41%
49.61%
%
%
%
%
5.14%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Lib-Dem
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
 Conservative15,68335.8%
 Labour4,1169.4%
 Liberal-Democrat21,70749.6%
 UK-Independence-Party2,2515.1%
TOTALS
Electorate67,200
Votes43,757
Turnout65.1%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativePorter, Brenda
LabourConalty, Jim
Liberal DemocratPugh, John
UKIPDurrance, Terry
ELECTION TURNOUT

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

QUIZ RESULTS

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