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British-born Nigerian Chi Onwurah Wins Big at the UK General Election (Photos)

British-born Nigerian Chi Onwurah Wins Big at the UK General Election (Photos) A female politician of Igbo descent in the United Kingdom has cruised to victory with an overwhelming performance against her opponents.


Congratulations are in order for British-born Nigerian, Chinyelu "Chi" Onwurah who won first seat of the night at Newcastle Central.
Newcastle has become the first general election constituency to declare, with Labour's candidate Chi Onwurah holding the seat.
It beat Houghton and Sunderland South, which has been the fastest to declare for the past six elections.
Newcastle Central declared at 11pm, just an hour after polling stations closed. Labour's candidate Onwurah won 24,071 votes, comfortably beating the Tory candidate Steve Kyte who had 9,134 votes. 


British-born Nigerian Chi Onwurah Wins Big at the UK General Election (Photos)
Nick Cott, the Liberal Democrat candidate, secured 1,812 votes and David Muat, the Ukip candidate, won 1,482 votes. The Green candidate Peter Thomson won 595 votes.

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