Rotherham

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Rotherham is a Parliamentary constituency in Yorkshire.

The current MP is Sarah Champion (Labour), who entered Parliament following 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 29th November 2012 following the resignation of Denis MacShane.

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Sarah Champion 9,866 46.3 +1.7
UKIP Jane Collins 4,648 21.8 +15.9
BNP Marlene Guest 1,804 8.5 -1.9
Respect Yvonne Ridley 1,778 8.3 -
Conservative Simon Wilson 1,157 5.4 -11.3
English Democrat David Wildgoose 703 3.3 -
Independent Simon Copley 582 2.7 -
Liberal Democrat Michael Beckett 451 2.1 -13.9
TUSC Ralph Dyson 261 1.2 -
Independent Paul Dickson 51 0.2 -
Independent Clint Bristow 29 0.1 -
Majority 5,218
Turnout 21,330 33.63 -25.37
Labour hold Swing -7.1

References:

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Denis MacShane 16,741 44.6 −13.1
Conservative Jackie Whiteley 6,279 16.7 +3.4
Liberal Democrat Rebecca Taylor 5,994 16.0 −0.4
BNP Marlene Guest 3,906 10.4 +4.5
Independent Peter Thirlwall 2,366 6.3 N/A
UKIP Caven Vines 2,220 5.9 +2.0
Majority 10,462 27.9
Turnout 37,506 59.0 +4.9
Labour hold Swing −8.3

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/d78.stm

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