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Election for the constituency of Southend West on 7 May 2015

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

Conservative hold by David Amess with a majority of 14,021 - 31.5% - on a turnout of 66.6%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
AMESS, David Con 22,175 49.8% 3.8%
WARE-LANE, Julian Lab 8,154 18.3% 4.9%
OTRIDGE, Brian UKIP 7,803 17.5% 13.6%
COLLINS, Paul LD 4,129 9.3% -20.1%
FULLER, Jon Green 2,083 4.7% 3.2%
MOSS, Jeremy ED 165 0.4% -0.9%

An electorate of 66,876, having a valid vote count of 44,509 and an invalid vote count of 145.

Result declared at 03:12 on 8 May 2015. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

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.