Election Results

Results for election in 2015
Gateshead Parliamentary Constituency

The voters of Gateshead have re-elected Ian to serve as their Member of Parliament in the next session.

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He received 21,549 votes, 56.8 perecent of the poll. Turnout was 59.4 percent.
Speaking after the national result became clear, Ian said,

“We have been watching what we have built up over past decades be dismantled by a poor and heartless government who don’t even know where Gateshead is.
“I will try my damnedest to protect this place in parliament, but I have a feeling it will be a very tough job.”

 

Name Party Votes %
Ian Mearns Labour 21,549 56.8
John Tennant UK Independence Party 6,765 17.8
Tom Smith Conservative 5,502 14.5
Frank Hindle Liberal Democrat 2,585 6.8
Andy Redfern Green 1,548 t 4.1
Majority 14,784 39.0
Turnout 59.4

Results for election in 2010
Gateshead Parliamentary Constituency


Name Party Votes % +/-
Ian Mearns Labour 20,712 54.1 -7.3
Frank Hindle Liberal Democrat 8,163 21.3 +0.6
Hazel Anderson Conservative 5,716 14.9 +4.8
Kevin Scott British National Party 1,787 4.7 +1.6
John Tennant UK Independence Party 1,103 2.9 -0.4
Andy Redfern Green 379 1.0 +1.0
Elaine Brunskill Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition 266 0.7 +0.7
David Walton Christian Party 131 0.3 +0.3
Majority 12,549 32.8   
Turnout 38,257 57.5 +3.8