Election for the constituency of Sunderland Central on 8 June 2017.

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Sunderland Central, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Labour hold by Julie Elliott with a majority of 9,997 - 22.2% - on a turnout of 62.0%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
ELLIOTT, Julie Lab 25,056 55.5% 5.4%
OLIVER, Robert Con 15,059 33.4% 10.0%
LEIGHTON, Gary UKIP 2,209 4.9% -14.3%
HODSON, Niall LD 1,777 3.9% 1.3%
FEATHERSTONE, Rachel Green 705 1.6% -2.5%
COCKBURN, Sean Ind 305 0.7% -

An electorate of 72,728, having a valid vote count of 45,111 and an invalid vote count of 76.

Result declared at 23:45 on 8 June 2017. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.