Washington and Sunderland West

Washington and Sunderland West is a constituency in in the North East of England. The seat has been held by Mrs Sharon Hodgson (Labour) since May 2010.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 5 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
11,458
Electorate
68,910
Turnout
54.2%

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
Hodgson, Sharon
Labour
19,615 52.5% -16.2%
Cuthbert, Ian
Conservative
8,157 21.8% 6.9%
Andras, Peter
Liberal Democrat
6,382 17.1% 0.9%
McDonald, Ian
BNP
1,913 5.1% 5.1%
Hudson, Linda
UK Independence Party
1,267 3.4% 3.4%