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Election for the constituency of Chelmsford on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Chelmsford, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Conservative hold by Simon Burns with a majority of 18,250 - 33.9% - on a turnout of 68.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
BURNS, Simon Con 27,732 51.5% 5.4%
VINCE, Chris Lab 9,482 17.6% 6.7%
GOUGH, Mark UKIP 7,652 14.2% 11.4%
ROBINSON, Stephen LD 6,394 11.9% -24.9%
THOMSON, Angela Green 1,892 3.5% 2.6%
BOYLE, Henry Lib 665 1.2% -

An electorate of 78,580, having a valid vote count of 53,817 and an invalid vote count of 190.

Result declared at 03:12 on 8 May 2015. 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.