Manchester Central

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Manchester Central is a Parliamentary constituency in the North West of England.

The current MP is Lucy Powell who held the seat for Labour at the 2012 by-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.

2012 By-Election

A by-election was held on 15th November 2012 due to Tony Lloyd (Labour) stepping down to stand in the PCC elections.

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Lucy Powell 11,507 69.1 +16.4
Liberal Democrat Marc Ramsbottom 1,571 9.4 -17.2
Conservative Matthew Sephton 754 4.5 -7.3
UKIP Chris Cassidy 749 4.5 +3.0
Green Tom Dylan 652 3.9 +1.6
BNP Eddy O'Sullivan 492 3.0 -1.1
Pirate Loz Kaye 308 1.9 N/A
TUSC Alex Davidson 220 1.3 N/A
Respect Catherine Higgins 182 1.1 N/A
Monster Raving Loony Howling Laud Hope 78 0.5 N/A
People's Democratic Lee Holmes 71 0.4 N/A
Communist League Peter Clifford 64 0.4 N/A
Majority 9,936 59.7
Turnout 16,648 18.2
Labour hold Swing

References:

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Tony Lloyd 21,059 52.7 −6.6
Liberal Democrat Marc Ramsbottom 10,620 26.6 +5.6
Conservative Suhail Rahuja 4,704 11.8 +1.3
BNP Tony Trebilcock 1,636 4.1 N/A
Green Party Gayle O'Donovan 915 2.3 −1.9
UKIP Nicola Weatherill 607 1.5 −0.3
Socialist Labour Ron Sinclair 153 0.4 −0.2
Independent John Cartwright 120 0.3 N/A
Workers' Revolutionary Party Jonty Leff 59 0.1 N/A
Socialist Equality Party Robert Skelton 54 0.1 N/A
Majority 10,430 26.1
Turnout 39,927 46.7 +4.9
Labour hold Swing −6.1

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/c80.stm

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