Leicester South

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Leicester South is a Parliamentary constituency in the East Midlands.

The current MP is Jon Ashworth (Labour).

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.

2011 By-Election

A by-election was held on 5th May 2011, following the resignation of Peter Soulsby (Labour).

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Jon Ashworth 19,771 57.8 +12.2
Liberal Democrat Zuffar Haq 7,693 22.5 -4.4
Conservative Jane Hunt 5,169 15.1 -6.3
UKIP Abhijit Pandya 994 2.9 +1.4
Official Monster Raving Loony Alan "Howling Laud" Hope 553 1.6 N/A
Majority 12,078
Turnout 34,180
Labour hold Swing

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2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Peter Soulsby 21,479 45.6 +6.2
Liberal Democrat Parmjit Singh Gill 12,671 26.9 -3.7
Conservative Ross Grant 10,066 21.4 +3.6
BNP Adrian Waudby 1,418 3.0 +3.0
Green Dave Dixey 770 1.6 -1.6
UKIP Christopher Lucas 720 1.5 +1.5
Majority 8,808 18.7
Turnout 47,124 61.1 +3.4
Labour hold Swing +5.0

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/c56.stm

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