Houghton and Sunderland South

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Houghton and Sunderland South is a Parliamentary constituency in the North East of england. It was created for the 2010 general election, taking wards for the former constituencies of Houghton and Washington East and Sunderland South.

The current MP is Bridget Phillipson (Labour), who entered Parliament at the 2010 general election.

2017 General Election

Candidates:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at Who Can I Vote For?.

2015 General Election

Candidates announced:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at YourNextMP.com.

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Bridget Phillipson 19,137 50.3 −11.7
Conservative Robert Oliver 8,147 21.4 +5.2
Liberal Democrat Chris Boyle 5,292 13.9 −0.6
Independent Colin Wakefield 2,462 6.5 N/A
BNP Karen Allen 1,961 5.2 −1.7
UKIP Richard Elvin 1,022 2.7 N/A
Majority 10,990 28.9
Turnout 38,021 55.3 +2.1

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/c27.stm

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