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After 650 of 650 seats

Sunderland Central

Parliamentary constituency
LAB HOLD LAB HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

LAB

Labour

Julie Elliott Votes 25,056 header_vote_share 55.5 Net percentage change in seats +5.4
Party

CON

Conservative

Robert Oliver Votes 15,059 header_vote_share 33.4 Net percentage change in seats +10.0
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Gary Leighton Votes 2,209 header_vote_share 4.9 Net percentage change in seats -14.3
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Niall Hodson Votes 1,777 header_vote_share 3.9 Net percentage change in seats +1.3
Party

GRN

Green Party

Rachel Featherstone Votes 705 header_vote_share 1.6 Net percentage change in seats -2.5
Party

IND

Independent

Sean Cockburn Votes 305 header_vote_share 0.7 Net percentage change in seats +0.7

Turnout and LAB majority

LAB majority

9,997

Turnout

62.0%

Vote share

Party %
Labour 55.5
Conservative 33.4
UKIP 4.9
Liberal Democrat 3.9
Green Party 1.6
Independent 0.7

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+10.0
Labour
+5.4
Liberal Democrat
+1.3
Independent
+0.7
Green Party
-2.5
UKIP
-14.3

Latest updates

Julie Elliott retains Sunderland Central

Labour's Julie Elliott vows to keep promises to voters
Julie Elliott retains Sunderland Central and says the country and her constituency need a Labour government.

Labour increase share in Sunderland Central

Duncan Leatherdale

BBC News Online

Labour's Julie Elliott saw her share of the vote in Sunderland South increase from 50% to 55.5% but her majority dropped by 1,182 votes.

Conservative Robert Oliver saw his share rise from 23% to 33% while UKIP's Gary Leighton's share dropped from 19% to 5%.

BreakingResult: Labour hold Sunderland Central

Labour hold Sunderland Central with a win for sitting MP Julie Elliott.

Sunderland Central: Labour hold

Result graphic
BBC

Turnout increase causes count delay

BBC Newcastle

The count is probably taking longer in Sunderland Central than normal because the turnout was bigger.

About 62.1% of the electorate voted, about 5% more than in 2015.

Liberal Democrats confirm Sunderland Central candidate

Richard Moss

Political Editor, BBC Look North

The Liberal Democrats have confirmed local councillor Niall Hodson will be their Sunderland Central candidate in the 8 June general election. 

Labour MP Julie Elliott currently holds the seat with a majority of 11,179.

The dealine for potential MPs to submit their application forms is 11 May. The Lib Dems came fifth in the area in the 2015 election.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May
LAB HOLD

Results

Labour
, with candidate Julie Elliott
, have the following results:
  • 20,959 total votes taken.
  • 50.2% share of the total vote
  • +4.3% change in share of the votes
Conservative
, with candidate Jeffrey Townsend
, have the following results:
  • 9,780 total votes taken.
  • 23.4% share of the total vote
  • -6.7% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Bryan Foster
, have the following results:
  • 7,997 total votes taken.
  • 19.1% share of the total vote
  • +16.6% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Rachel Featherstone
, have the following results:
  • 1,706 total votes taken.
  • 4.1% share of the total vote
  • +4.1% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Adrian Page
, have the following results:
  • 1,105 total votes taken.
  • 2.6% share of the total vote
  • -14.3% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Joseph Young
, have the following results:
  • 215 total votes taken.
  • 0.5% share of the total vote
  • +0.5% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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