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103 Muslim Prospective Parliamentary Candidates

29th Nov 2019
103 Muslim Prospective Parliamentary Candidates

The 15 Muslim MPs hoping to hold their seats joined by 88 other Muslim candidates
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A comprehensive list compiled exclusively by The Muslim News of 103 Muslim Muslim Prospective Parliamentary Candidates contesting seats in the 2019 General Election, which are due to take place on December 12.

 

Muslim MPs (1992-2017)

Poll predictions are made using the Electoral calculus Ltd. Probability predictions were made on November 21 and are subject to poll changes and fluctuation. If you know of a Muslim candidate omitted from the list please email info@muslim news.co.uk

Key: * E (Elected MP & year of election) | * R (Replacing retiring MP)
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Break-down of Muslim Prospective Parliamentary Candidates

 

MUSLIM CANDIDATES 1992-2019 (3 MAIN PARTIES ONLY)

Year Con Lab Lib Dem TOTAL BY YEAR
2019 22 33 17 72
2017 9 24 14 47
2015 19 22 24 65
2010 15 16 21 52
2005 16 13 21 50
2001 8 7 11 26
1997 6 3 4 13
1992 4 0 1 5
Total 99 118 113 330

 

MUSLIM CANDIDATES 2019 (“OTHER” PARTIES ONLY)

Party No

Independent (IND) 10

Brexit Party (BRE) 8

Green Party (GRE) 6

Communities United Party (CUP) 2

Plaid Cymru Party (PC) 1

UK Independence Party (UKIP) 1

Renew Party (REN) 1

Animal Welfare Party (AWP) 1

Workers Revolutionary Party (WRP) 1

 

MUSLIM CANDIDATES (GENDER)

MEN (69%)
WOMEN (31%)

 

REGION NO OF MUSLIM CANDIDATES

EAST 4

EAST MIDLANDS 1

LONDON 30

NORTH EAST 1

NORTH WEST 11

NORTHERN IRELAND 0

SCOTLAND 5

SOUTH EAST 7

WALES 4

WEST MIDLANDS 13

YORKS/HUMBER 13

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