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Rayleigh and Wickford

Shows the general election results for Rayleigh and Wickford, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 78,930 and a turnout of 69.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
31,000
Electorate
78,930
Turnout
69.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 72.6%
Lab 16.1%
LD 7.6%
Green 3.6%

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 (%)
Mark Francois  Con 39,864 72.6 5.9
David Flack  Lab 8,864 16.1 -8.2
Ron Tindall  LD 4,171 7.6 4.8
Paul Thorogood * Green 2,002 3.6 1.7
* 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 UKIP Ind Eng Dem BNP
2005 53.9% 26.5% 15.5% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 57.8% 14.5% 15.1% 0.0% 4.2% 0.0% 4.2% 4.1%
2015 54.7% 12.6% 3.0% 2.9% 22.3% 4.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 66.7% 24.3% 2.8% 1.9% 4.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 72.6% 16.1% 7.6% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
27 Rayleigh and Wickford 56.5%
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%
20 Rayleigh and Wickford 72.6%
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%
241 Rayleigh and Wickford 69.6%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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