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After 650 of 650 seats

Braintree

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

General Election 2017 results
Party Votes % Net percentage change in seats
Party

CON

Conservative

James Cleverly Votes 32,873 header_vote_share 62.8 Net percentage change in seats +9.0
Party

LAB

Labour

Malcolm Fincken Votes 14,451 header_vote_share 27.6 Net percentage change in seats +9.1
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Peter Turner Votes 2,251 header_vote_share 4.3 Net percentage change in seats -0.6
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Richard Bingley Votes 1,835 header_vote_share 3.5 Net percentage change in seats -15.3
Party

GRN

Green Party

Thomas Pashby Votes 916 header_vote_share 1.8 Net percentage change in seats -1.4

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

18,422

Turnout

69.5%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 62.8
Labour 27.6
Liberal Democrat 4.3
UKIP 3.5
Green Party 1.8

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Labour
+9.1
Conservative
+9.0
Liberal Democrat
-0.6
Green Party
-1.4
UKIP
-15.3

Latest updates

Braintree: Conservative hold

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BBC

'Strong voices for Essex'

Essex County councillor Stephen Canning congratulates two of his fellow Conservatives who've succeeded in holding on to their seats:

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BreakingConservatives hold Braintree

James Cleverly is back in for the Conservatives in Braintree, where he's been elected with a majority of more than 18,000.

General election 2017 nomination papers in

With all the general election 2017 candidates' nominations papers in, we've collected together links to where you can find full information from the returning officers in the 18 Essex constituencies:

The election takes place on Thursday, 8 June.

General election 2017: How do I register to vote?

Don't get left outside on polling day. Here are details of what you need and where you need to go to register for the general election on 8 June:

The deadline to register is 22 May
CON HOLD

Results

Conservative
, with candidate James Cleverly
, have the following results:
  • 27,071 total votes taken.
  • 53.8% share of the total vote
  • +1.2% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate Richard Bingley
, have the following results:
  • 9,461 total votes taken.
  • 18.8% share of the total vote
  • +13.8% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate Malcolm Fincken
, have the following results:
  • 9,296 total votes taken.
  • 18.5% share of the total vote
  • -1.4% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Matthew Klesel
, have the following results:
  • 2,488 total votes taken.
  • 4.9% share of the total vote
  • -13.8% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Paul Jeater
, have the following results:
  • 1,564 total votes taken.
  • 3.1% share of the total vote
  • +1.7% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Toby Pereira
, have the following results:
  • 295 total votes taken.
  • 0.6% share of the total vote
  • +0.6% change in share of the votes
British National Party
, with candidate Paul Hooks
, have the following results:
  • 108 total votes taken.
  • 0.2% share of the total vote
  • -2.0% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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