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Essex

Shows the general election results for Essex, which is a county in East of England. It is comprised of 18 constituencies (showhide). In 2019 it had a total electorate of 1,348,015 and a turnout of 66.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

Electorate
1,348,015
Turnout
66.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 64.5%
Lab 21.2%
LD 10.6%
Green 2.3%
Others 1.4%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Party Con Lab LD Green Others Total
Seats won 18 0 0 0 0 18
Change 0 0 0 0 0 0%
Votes (000s) 577 189 95 20 13 895
% vote 64.5% 21.2% 10.6% 2.3% 1.4% 100.0%
Change +6.0% -7.8% +4.8% +0.8% +0.8% 0%
Candidates 18 18 18 11 18 83
Deposits lost 0 0 2 10 17 29

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 44.5% 30.8% 18.9% 0.8% 3.4% 1.6%
2010 49.2% 18.6% 21.3% 1.0% 4.1% 5.8%
2015 50.3% 18.4% 6.7% 3.0% 20.5% 1.1%
2017 58.5% 29.0% 5.8% 1.5% 4.6% 0.6%
2019 64.5% 21.2% 10.6% 2.3% 0.0% 1.4%

Seats won by party 2005 - 2019

The number of seats won by parties by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green UKIP Others
2005 13 4 1 0 0 0
2010 17 0 1 0 0 0
2015 17 0 0 0 1 0
2017 18 0 0 0 0 0
2019 18 0 0 0 0 0

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 42.5%
1 Castle Point 60.2%
2 Maldon 59.6%
3 Clacton 56.8%
4 Rayleigh and Wickford 56.5%
5 Brentwood and Ongar 54.9%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Most marginal seats by majority (%) Average: 42.5%
1 Colchester 17.7%
2 Thurrock 24.2%
3 Rochford and Southend East 26.6%
4 Chelmsford 30.8%
5 Southend West 31.1%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 64.5%
1 Castle Point 76.7%
2 Rayleigh and Wickford 72.6%
3 Clacton 72.3%
4 Maldon 72.0%
5 Brentwood and Ongar 68.6%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Lowest winning vote share % Average: 64.5%
1 Colchester 50.4%
2 Chelmsford 55.9%
3 Thurrock 58.6%
4 Rochford and Southend East 58.7%
5 Southend West 59.2%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 66.4%
1 Saffron Walden 72.5%
2 Chelmsford 71.1%
3 Brentwood and Ongar 70.4%
4 Witham 70.1%
5 Harwich and North Essex 70.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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Lowest % turnout Average: 66.4%
1 Thurrock 59.6%
2 South Basildon and East Thurrock 60.8%
3 Rochford and Southend East 61.0%
4 Clacton 61.3%
5 Basildon and Billericay 63.1%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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