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The Wakefield constituency has a total population of 95,662, of which 75,593 are eligible (18+) to vote (79%).
Wakefield ranks 357th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 336th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.
Mary Helen Creagh (born 2 December 1967) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Wakefield since 2005 and the Shadow Secretary of State for International Development since November 2014. Creagh has previously held the posts of Shadow Secretary of State for Transport and Shadow Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs.
Wikipedia page: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Creagh
Election turnout for the Wakefield constituency in 2015 was 60.90%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.
|Candidate||Party||Gender||Date of Birth||Website|
|Alan Hazelhurst||UK Independence Party||Male||-||-||http://www.alanhazelhurst.co.uk/|
|Antony Calvert||Conservative||Male||30 May 1978 (43)||-||http://www.antony4wakey.com/|
|Elliot Barr||Cannabis is Safer than Alcohol||Male||-||-||-|
|Finbarr Cronin||Liberal Democrat||Male||-||-||-|
|Mary Creagh||Labour||Female||02 December 1967 (54)||-||-|
|Mick Griffiths||Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition||Male||-||-||-|
|Rebecca Thackray||Green||Female||09 September 1960 (61)||https://uk.linkedin.com/pub/rebecca-thackray/18/99a/904||-|
|Liberal Democrat||Smith, David|
Election turnout for the Wakefield constituency in 2010 was 62.7%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.
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