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.
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)