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Maldon

Shows the general election results for Maldon, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 71,470 and a turnout of 70.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
John Whittingdale
Majority
23,430
Electorate
71,470
Turnout
70.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 67.9%
Lab 21.3%
LD 4.3%
UKIP 3.8%
Green 2.1%
BNP 0.5%

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 (%)
John Whittingdale  Con 34,111 67.9 7.4
Peter Edwards  Lab 10,681 21.3 9.4
Zoe O'Connell * LD 2,181 4.3 -0.1
Jesse Pryke * UKIP 1,899 3.8 -10.9
Steven Betteridge * Green 1,073 2.1 -1.0
Richard Perry * BNP 257 0.5 0.5
* 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 BNP Ind The Sustainable Population Party
2005 56.3% 24.2% 15.0% 4.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 59.8% 12.7% 19.3% 5.1% 0.0% 3.1% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 60.6% 11.8% 4.5% 14.7% 3.1% 0.0% 5.0% 0.2%
2017 67.9% 21.3% 4.3% 3.8% 2.1% 0.5% 0.0% 0.0%