Who wants to be your MP? The full list of election candidates

Nominations for the general election on 12 December have closed and the names are in.

It has now been confirmed who will be on the ballot paper in your constituency when postal votes are sent out, and when polling stations open.

Sky News has analysed the available data to pull out this election’s trends.

Not all the candidates have given the same amount of information, meaning there are gaps in ages and in genders, among other things.

Use the chart below to find your candidates.

Men outnumber women about two to one in this general election, with about 1,500 men standing compared with about 850 women. However, about 900 of the candidates did not list their gender when submitting their nomination form.

There is a six decade gap between the oldest candidate and the youngest. The youngest candidate in the list is Harry Ross Gorman, who is 18 years old and standing for the Green Party in Wirral South.

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While he will be standing in the first general election he has been eligible to vote in, there were of course local and European elections in his area this year too.

The youngest female according to data available to Sky News is Tele Lawal, who is standing for Labour in Hornchurch and Upminster. She is 24.

The oldest candidates were both born in 1940 and are both standing in Scotland.

Robert Leslie is one of the oldest candidates in this election
Image: Robert Leslie is one of the oldest candidates in this election

The oldest woman is Eleanor Price, who is standing for the Conservatives in Edinburgh East. The oldest man is SNP’s Orkney and Shetland candidate, Robert Leslie.

There are 227 candidates who are standing as independent candidates.

Tele Lawal is the youngest female candidate according to data available. Pic: Havering Council
Image: Tele Lawal is the youngest female candidate according to data available. Pic: Havering Council

The Conservatives are fielding the most candidates, at 635, followed by the Liberal Democrats who are fielding 611.

However because of the way some Labour Party candidates choose to run as Labour and Co-Operative members means they have 631 candidates across the country.

Having promised to stand down their candidates in seats where a Conservative won in 2017, the Brexit Party is now fielding 276 seats. That’s short of the 332 they were expected to stand candidates in.

This election there is one transgender candidate, the independent for East Worthing and Shoreham Sophie Cook. She was the first person who worked in the Premier League to come out as transgender, while a club photographer for Bournemouth FC.

Two candidates are listed as non-binary. Charley Hasted, standing in Eltham for the Liberal Democrats, and Quinn Daley, the Green Party candidate in Pudsey, both listed their gender as non-binary.

Somewhat unsurprisingly, the constituency with the highest number of candidates is Boris Johnson’s, in Uxbridge and South Ruislip.

There will a massive choice between 12 candidates there, the only seat where more than 10 people are standing.

They include six independent candidates.

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On the other end of the spectrum, there are 20 constituencies with just three names on the list.

They are Southport, Witney, Telford, South Cambridgeshire, South Swindon, Thornbury and Yate, Stoke-on-Trent South, South West Surrey, Chippenham, Belfast North, Castle Point, Hazel Grove, Finchley and Golders Green, Cannock Chase, Corby, Cheadle, Belfast East, Chingford and Woodford Green, Harlow and Chorley.

Some of these seats are part of the cross-party unite to remain pact, which sees certain members of parties step aside in order to run a single candidate who is pro-EU.

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