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Chelmsford

Shows the general election results for Chelmsford, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 81,032 and a turnout of 70.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Vicky Ford
Majority
13,572
Electorate
81,032
Turnout
70.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 53.7%
Lab 29.8%
LD 12.2%
UKIP 2.9%
Green 1.4%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Vicky Ford  Con 30,525 53.7 2.2
Chris Vince  Lab 16,953 29.8 12.2
Stephen Robinson  LD 6,916 12.2 0.3
Nigel Carter * UKIP 1,645 2.9 -11.3
Reza Hossain * Green 821 1.4 -2.1
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD UKIP Green Lib BNP Eng Dem Beer
2005 39.5% 26.9% 30.3% 3.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 46.2% 11.0% 36.8% 2.8% 0.9% 0.0% 1.6% 0.5% 0.3%
2015 51.5% 17.6% 11.9% 14.2% 3.5% 1.2% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 53.7% 29.8% 12.2% 2.9% 1.4% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%