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Rayleigh and Wickford

Shows the general election results for Rayleigh and Wickford, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 78,556 and a turnout of 70.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Mark Francois
Majority
23,450
Electorate
78,556
Turnout
70.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 66.7%
Lab 24.3%
UKIP 4.2%
LD 2.8%
Green 1.9%

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 (%)
Mark Francois  Con 36,914 66.7 12.1
Mark Daniels  Lab 13,464 24.3 11.7
Peter Smith * UKIP 2,326 4.2 -18.1
Ron Tindall * LD 1,557 2.8 -0.2
Paul Hill * Green 1,062 1.9 -1.0
* 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 UKIP LD Green Ind Eng Dem BNP
2005 53.9% 26.5% 4.2% 15.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 57.8% 14.5% 4.2% 15.1% 0.0% 0.0% 4.2% 4.1%
2015 54.7% 12.6% 22.3% 3.0% 2.9% 4.5% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 66.7% 24.3% 4.2% 2.8% 1.9% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%