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Clacton

Shows the general election results for Clacton, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 70,930 and a turnout of 61.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
24,702
Electorate
70,930
Turnout
61.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 72.3%
Lab 15.5%
LD 5.8%
Green 2.8%
Ind 2.5%
Ind 0.6%
MRLP 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 (%)
Giles Watling  Con 31,438 72.3 11.0
Kevin Bonavia  Lab 6,736 15.5 -9.9
Callum Robertson  LD 2,541 5.8 3.8
Chris Southall * Green 1,225 2.8 1.2
Andy Morgan * Ind 1,099 2.5 1.5
Colin Bennett * Ind 243 0.6 -0.5
Just-John Sexton * MRLP 224 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 Green Ind Ind MRLP UKIP Eng Dem BNP Tendring Oth
2005 44.5% 35.9% 13.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 1.5%
2010 53.0% 25.0% 12.9% 1.2% 0.7% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 4.6% 2.5% 0.0%
2015 36.7% 14.4% 1.8% 2.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 44.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 61.2% 25.4% 2.0% 1.6% 1.0% 1.0% 0.0% 7.6% 0.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 72.3% 15.5% 5.8% 2.8% 2.5% 2.5% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
24 Clacton 56.8%
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%
23 Clacton 72.3%
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%
542 Clacton 61.3%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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