washington and sunderland west Constituency Details

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CONSTITUENCY OVERVIEW

CONTROLLING PARTYLabour
ELECTORATE69,738 voters
AREA16 sq. miles


Washington and Sunderland West is a UK parliament constituency that is represented in the House of Commons by Sharon Hodgson of the Labour party.

The Washington and Sunderland West constituency has a total population of 88,415, of which 69,738 are eligible (18+) to vote (78.9%).

Washington and Sunderland West ranks 433th in a list of the largest constituencies in the UK (geographical size), and 463th in a list of the largest constituencies by population size.

CONSTITUENCY MP

Sharon Hodgson

Sharon Hodgson

Sharon Hodgson (born 1 April 1966) is a British Labour Party politician, who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Washington and Sunderland West since 2010. She was previously the MP for Gateshead East and Washington West.

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

MP DETAILS
AddressSharon Hodgson MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA
Phone Number020 7219 4272
Political PartyLabour
Email Addressinfo@sharonhodgson.org
ConstituencyWashington and Sunderland West
GenderFemale
Date of Birth01/04/1966
WebsiteWebsite
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2015 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
18.9%
55.0%
2.7%
2.9 %
19.6%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Green Party
UKIP
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Washington And Sunderland West constituency in 2015 was 54.60%, lower than the average UK turnout at 66.1%.

2015 CANDIDATES

Candidate Party Gender Date of Birth LinkedIn Website
Aileen CaseyUK Independence PartyFemale---
Anthony MurphyGreenMale---
Bob DhillonConservativeMale---
Dominic HaneyLiberal DemocratMale---
Gary DuncanTrade Unionist and Socialist CoalitionMale---
Sharon HodgsonLabourFemale01 April 1966 (52)-http://www.sharonhodgson.org/

2010 GENERAL ELECTION RESULTS

SHARE OF VOTES
21.85%
52.54%
17.09%
%
%
%
5.12%
3.39%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal Democrat
Scottish National
Plaid Cymru
Green Party
BNP
UKIP
2005 GENERAL ELECTION WINNERS
Labour
VOTE COUNTS
PartyVotesShare
TOTALS
Turnout54.2%
2010 CANDIDATES
ConservativeCuthbert, Ian
LabourHodgson, Sharon
Liberal DemocratAndras, Peter
BNPMcDonald, Ian
UKIPHudson, Linda
ELECTION TURNOUT

Election turnout for the Washington And Sunderland West constituency in 2010 was 54.2%, higher than the average UK turnout at 65.1%.

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