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Harwich and North Essex

Shows the general election results for Harwich and North Essex, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 74,153 and a turnout of 70.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
20,182
Electorate
74,153
Turnout
70.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 61.3%
Lab 22.4%
LD 11.3%
Green 3.7%
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 (%)
Bernard Jenkin  Con 31,830 61.3 2.7
Stephen Rice  Lab 11,648 22.4 -8.0
Mike Beckett  LD 5,866 11.3 5.8
Peter Banks * Green 1,945 3.7 1.7
Tony Francis * Ind 411 0.8 0.8
Richard Browning-Smith * Ind 263 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 UKIP CPA BNP
2005 42.6% 30.9% 19.2% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 46.9% 19.9% 23.6% 1.9% 0.3% 0.3% 5.2% 0.0% 2.2%
2015 51.0% 19.7% 7.4% 4.4% 0.0% 0.0% 17.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 58.5% 30.4% 5.4% 2.0% 0.0% 0.0% 3.3% 0.3% 0.0%
2019 61.3% 22.4% 11.3% 3.7% 0.8% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
135 Harwich and North Essex 38.8%
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%
144 Harwich and North Essex 61.3%
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%
216 Harwich and North Essex 70.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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