UK results: Conservatives win majority

After 650 of 650 seats declared
UK results
Party Conservative Labour Scottish National Party Liberal Democrat Democratic Unionist Party Others
Seats 365 203 48 11 8 15
Change +47 -59 +13 -1 -2 +2

Chingford & Woodford Green

Parliamentary constituency

CON HOLD

Results

  1. Conservative
    Iain Duncan Smith
    • Votes: 23,481
    • Vote share %: 48.5
    • Vote share change: -0.7
  2. Labour
    Faiza Shaheen
    • Votes: 22,219
    • Vote share %: 45.9
    • Vote share change: +1.9
  3. Liberal Democrat
    Geoff Seeff
    • Votes: 2,744
    • Vote share %: 5.7
    • Vote share change: +1.3

Change compared with 2017

Turnout

  • CON majority: 1,262
  • Registered voters: 65,393
  • % share:
    74.1%
  • Change since 2017: +2.9

Vote share

Party % share
Conservative 48.5%
Labour 45.9%
Liberal Democrat 5.7%

Vote share change since 2017

  • Labour +1.9 Gained
  • Liberal Democrat +1.3 Gained
  • Conservative -0.7 Lost

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Chingford & Woodford Green: Conservative hold

Iain Duncan Smith has been re-elected as the MP for Chingford & Woodford Green, with a significantly decreased majority.

The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Faiza Shaheen by 1,262 votes, 1,176 votes less than the majority at the 2017 election.

Geoff Seeff of the Liberal Democrats came third.

Voter turnout was up by 2.9 percentage points since the last general election.

More than 48,000 people, roughly three-quarters of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.

All three candidates keep their deposits, after receiving more than 5% of the votes.

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Iain Duncan Smith holds seat

Iain Duncan Smith
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Former Conservative leader Iain Duncan Smith has held on to his seat.

Mr Duncan Smith has been MP for Chingford and Woodford Green since 1992 but saw his majority reduced to 1,200 votes.

The Green Party stood down its candidate to help Labour try to unseat Mr Duncan Smith.

Faiza Shaheen, who is seen as a rising star of the Labour Party, got 22,219 votes.

All ballot boxes ready in Walthamstow

Walthamstow Town Hall at 2318 that all ballot boxes have arrived
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All ballot boxes have arrived at Walthamstow Town Hall, where three west London constituencies will be decided.

Walthamstow, currently held by Labour's Stella Creasy, Leyton and Wanstead held by Labour's John Cryer, and former Conservatie Leader Iain Duncan Smith's seat of Chingford and Woodford Green.

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Chingford & Woodford: Conservative hold

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