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Sunderland Central

Shows the general election results for Sunderland Central, which is a constituency in North East. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 72,728 and a turnout of 62%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

LAB
Labour Hold
Julie Elliott
Majority
9,997
Electorate
72,728
Turnout
62%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Lab 55.5%
Con 33.4%
UKIP 4.9%
LD 3.9%
Green 1.6%
Ind 0.7%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Julie Elliott  Lab 25,056 55.5 5.4
Robert Oliver  Con 15,059 33.4 10.0
Gary Leighton * UKIP 2,209 4.9 -14.3
Niall Hodson * LD 1,777 3.9 1.3
Rachel Featherstone * Green 705 1.6 -2.5
Sean Cockburn * Ind 305 0.7 0.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Lab Con UKIP LD Green Ind BNP Oth
2005 50.0% 24.5% 0.0% 16.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 8.6%
2010 45.9% 30.1% 2.6% 16.9% 0.0% 0.0% 4.5% 0.0%
2015 50.2% 23.4% 19.1% 2.6% 4.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.5% 33.4% 4.9% 3.9% 1.6% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0%