Labour won the Bristol East constituency in 2010 with a majority of 3,722 votes (an 8.27% share). It’s considered to be a safe Labour seat – the party have held it since 1992.
Outgoing MP: Kerry McCarthy, Shadow Foreign Office Minister. She's to stand again.
Electorate in 2010
Turnout at the 2010 General Election
Full list of 2015 candidates:
Theodora Clarke (Conservative)
Lorraine Francis (Green)
Matt Gordon (Trade Unionist and Socialist Coalition)
Abdul Malik (Liberal Democrats)
Kerry McCarthy (Labour)
James McMurray (UKIP)