Election for the constituency of Clacton on 8 June 2017.

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

Conservative gain from UKIP by Giles Watling with a majority of 15,828 - 35.9% - on a turnout of 63.7%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
WATLING, Giles Con 27,031 61.2% 24.6%
OSBEN, Tasha Lab 11,203 25.4% 11.0%
OAKLEY, Paul UKIP 3,357 7.6% -36.8%
GRACE, David LD 887 2.0% 0.2%
SOUTHALL, Chris Green 719 1.6% -1.0%
SHEARER, Caroline Ind 449 1.0% -
TILBROOK, Robin ED 289 0.7% -
MARTIN, Nick Ind 210 0.5% -

An electorate of 69,263, having a valid vote count of 44,145 and an invalid vote count of 73.

Result declared at 03:09 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.