Charlotte back as MP after increasing majority to 5,000

June 09 2015
Charlotte back as MP after increasing majority to 5,000

Charlotte back as MP after increasing majority to 5,000

Charlotte Leslie has started her second term as Member of Parliament for our constituency Bristol North West.

She polled 22,767 votes, giving her a majority of 4,994 over the Labour candidate Darren Jones and retaining the seat she won in 2010.

The turnout was 51,805 representing 67.6% of the electorate. In 2010 the turnout was lower at 50,336 but represented 68.5% of the electorate.

Charlotte Leslie increased her vote from 19,115 in 2010.

Darren Jones increased the Labour vote from 15,841 in 2010.

Michael Frost increased the UKIP vote from 1,175 in 2010.

Bristol North West remains a bellwether constituency, having returned a Member of the winning party for the last 10 general elections.

Charlotte Leslie is now one of four women MPs to represent the four Bristol constituencies.

The other three are Kerry McCarthy (Bristol East), Karin Smyth (Bristol South) and Thangam Debbonaire (Bristol West), all Labour MPs.

 Defeated Labour candidate Darren Jones

Defeated Labour candidate Darren Jones

The count at the City Academy in Bristol

The count at the City Academy in Bristol

 

June 2015