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South Basildon and East Thurrock

Shows the general election results for South Basildon and East Thurrock, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 73,537 and a turnout of 64.1%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Stephen Metcalfe
Majority
11,490
Electorate
73,537
Turnout
64.1%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 56.9%
Lab 32.5%
UKIP 6.8%
LD 1.6%
Green 1.4%
BNP 0.8%

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 (%)
Stephen Metcalfe  Con 26,811 56.9 13.5
Byron Taylor  Lab 15,321 32.5 7.3
Peter Whittle  UKIP 3,193 6.8 -19.8
Reetendra Banerji * LD 732 1.6 -1.4
Sim Harman * Green 680 1.4 1.4
Paul Borg * BNP 383 0.8 0.8
* 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 BNP Ind Oth
2005 38.5% 40.7% 2.6% 10.6% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 6.1%
2010 43.9% 31.0% 5.9% 13.4% 0.0% 5.6% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 43.4% 25.2% 26.5% 3.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.9% 0.0%
2017 56.9% 32.5% 6.8% 1.6% 1.4% 0.8% 0.0% 0.0%