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Rochford and Southend East

Shows the general election results for Rochford and Southend East, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 73,501 and a turnout of 64.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
James Duddridge
Majority
5,548
Electorate
73,501
Turnout
64.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 48.7%
Lab 37.0%
Ind 6.2%
UKIP 3.8%
LD 2.7%
Green 1.7%

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 (%)
James Duddridge  Con 23,013 48.7 2.3
Ashley Dalton  Lab 17,465 37.0 12.3
Ron Woodley  Ind 2,924 6.2 6.2
Neil Hookway * UKIP 1,777 3.8 -16.8
Peter Gwizdala * LD 1,265 2.7 -0.7
Simon Cross * Green 804 1.7 -3.3
* 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 Ind UKIP LD Green BNP
2005 45.4% 31.6% 0.0% 4.8% 14.7% 3.5% 0.0%
2010 46.9% 20.3% 1.5% 5.8% 19.4% 1.7% 4.5%
2015 46.4% 24.7% 0.0% 20.5% 3.3% 5.0% 0.0%
2017 48.7% 37.0% 6.2% 3.8% 2.7% 1.7% 0.0%