Election for the constituency of Braintree on 8 June 2017.

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

Conservative hold by James Cleverly with a majority of 18,422 - 35.2% - on a turnout of 69.5%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
CLEVERLY, James Con 32,873 62.8% 9.0%
FINCKEN, Malcolm Lab 14,451 27.6% 9.1%
TURNER, Peter LD 2,251 4.3% -0.6%
BINGLEY, Richard UKIP 1,835 3.5% -15.3%
PASHBY, Thomas Green 916 1.8% -1.4%

An electorate of 75,316, having a valid vote count of 52,326 and an invalid vote count of 74.

Result declared at 03:55 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.