Election for the constituency of Houghton and Sunderland South on 8 June 2017.

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

Labour hold by Bridget Phillipson with a majority of 12,341 - 29.8% - on a turnout of 60.9%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
PHILLIPSON, Bridget Lab 24,665 59.5% 4.3%
HOWELL, Paul Con 12,324 29.7% 11.3%
JOYCE, Michael UKIP 2,379 5.7% -15.8%
EDGEWORTH, Paul LD 908 2.2% 0.1%
BRADLEY, Richard Green 725 1.7% -1.1%
WATSON, Mick Ind 479 1.2% -

An electorate of 68,123, having a valid vote count of 41,480 and an invalid vote count of 77.

Result declared at 23:10 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.