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Braintree

Shows the general election results for Braintree, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 75,208 and a turnout of 67.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
24,673
Electorate
75,208
Turnout
67.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 67.5%
Lab 18.7%
LD 9.5%
Ind 2.9%
Ind 0.8%
Ind 0.5%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
James Cleverly  Con 34,112 67.5 4.7
Joshua Garfield  Lab 9,439 18.7 -8.9
Dominic Graham  LD 4,779 9.5 5.2
Jo Beavis * Ind 1,488 2.9 2.9
David Mansell * Ind 420 0.8 0.8
Alan Dorkins * Ind 261 0.5 0.5
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Ind Ind Ind UKIP Green BNP Oth
2005 49.9% 30.7% 13.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4% 2.9% 0.0% 0.5%
2010 52.6% 19.9% 18.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 5.0% 1.5% 2.2% 0.0%
2015 53.8% 18.5% 4.9% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 18.8% 3.1% 0.2% 0.0%
2017 62.8% 27.6% 4.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.5% 1.8% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 67.5% 18.7% 9.5% 2.9% 2.9% 2.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
43 Braintree 48.9%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
41 Braintree 67.5%
650 South Down 32.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
346 Braintree 67.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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