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Witham

Shows the general election results for Witham, which is a constituency in Essex. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 69,137 and a turnout of 71.2%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Priti Patel
Majority
18,646
Electorate
69,137
Turnout
71.2%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 64.3%
Lab 26.4%
LD 5.5%
Green 3.7%

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 (%)
Priti Patel  Con 31,670 64.3 6.8
Phil Barlow  Lab 13,024 26.4 10.6
Jo Hayes  LD 2,715 5.5 -0.6
James Abbott * Green 1,832 3.7 -0.6
* 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 Green UKIP CPA
2005 49.7% 32.4% 15.2% 0.0% 2.7% 0.0%
2010 52.2% 18.5% 19.8% 3.0% 6.5% 0.0%
2015 57.5% 15.8% 6.1% 4.3% 16.0% 0.2%
2017 64.3% 26.4% 5.5% 3.7% 0.0% 0.0%