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.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LAB
Labour Hold
Majority
13,157
Electorate
68,190
Turnout
54.6%

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
Sharon Hodgson
Labour
20,478 55.0% 2.4%
Aileen Casey
UK Independence Party
7,321 19.6% 16.3%
Bob Dhillon
Conservative
7,033 18.9% -3.0%
Anthony Murphy
Green Party
1,091 2.9% 2.9%
Dominic Haney
Liberal Democrat
993 2.7% -14.4%
Gary Duncan
TUSC
341 0.9% 0.9%