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Election for the constituency of Rayleigh and Wickford on 8 June 2017

An election to the 57th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Rayleigh and Wickford, held as part of the general election on 8 June 2017.

Conservative hold by Mark Francois with a majority of 23,450 - 42.4% - on a turnout of 70.4%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
FRANCOIS, Mark Con 36,914 66.7% 12.1%
DANIELS, Mark Lab 13,464 24.3% 11.7%
SMITH, Peter UKIP 2,326 4.2% -18.1%
TINDALL, Ron LD 1,557 2.8% -0.2%
HILL, Paul Green 1,062 1.9% -1.0%

An electorate of 78,556, having a valid vote count of 55,323 and an invalid vote count of 96.

Result declared at 01:37 on 9 June 2017. Declarations times do not form part of election declarations and should be regarded as indicative rather than official.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.