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Witham

Shows the general election results for Witham, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 70,402 and a turnout of 70.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
24,082
Electorate
70,402
Turnout
70.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 66.6%
Lab 17.8%
LD 9.3%
Green 6.3%

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 (%)
Priti Patel  Con 32,876 66.6 2.3
Martin Edobor  Lab 8,794 17.8 -8.6
Sam North  LD 4,584 9.3 3.8
James Abbott  Green 3,090 6.3 2.5

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP CPA
2005 49.7% 32.4% 15.2% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0%
2010 52.2% 18.5% 19.8% 3.0% 6.5% 0.0%
2015 57.5% 15.8% 6.1% 4.3% 16.0% 0.2%
2017 64.3% 26.4% 5.5% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 66.6% 17.8% 9.3% 6.3% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
44 Witham 48.8%
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%
48 Witham 66.6%
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%
215 Witham 70.1%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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