Newcastle upon Tyne Central

Newcastle upon Tyne Central is a constituency in Newcastle upon Tyne, in the North East of England. The seat has been held by Chi Onwurah (Labour) since May 2010.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
12,673
Electorate
58,147
Turnout
60.3%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Chi Onwurah
Labour
19,301 55.0% 9.1%
Simon Kitchen
Conservative
6,628 18.9% -0.5%
Daniel Thompson
UK Independence Party
5,214 14.9% 12.7%
Nick Cott
Liberal Democrat
2,218 6.3% -17.8%
Alexander Johnson
Green Party
1,724 4.9% 3.3%