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Colchester

Shows the general election results for Colchester, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 82,625 and a turnout of 64.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
9,423
Electorate
82,625
Turnout
64.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 50.4%
Lab 32.8%
LD 13.9%
Green 2.9%

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 (%)
Will Quince  Con 26,917 50.4 4.6
Tina McKay  Lab 17,494 32.8 -2.5
Martin Goss  LD 7,432 13.9 -3.0
Mark Goacher * Green 1,530 2.9 1.3
* 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 CPA UKIP BNP Eng Dem Essex Ind
2005 32.1% 20.3% 47.7% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 32.9% 12.3% 48.0% 1.5% 0.0% 2.9% 1.5% 0.7% 0.1% 0.0%
2015 38.9% 16.2% 27.5% 5.1% 0.2% 12.1% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 45.9% 35.3% 17.0% 1.5% 0.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 50.4% 32.8% 13.9% 2.9% 0.0% 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%
402 Colchester 17.7%
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%
408 Colchester 50.4%
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%
447 Colchester 64.6%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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