Former Culture Secretary John Whittingdale has been re-elected as the MP for Maldon, with an increased majority.
The Conservative candidate beat Labour's Stephen Capper by 30,041 votes, 6,611 more votes than the majority at the 2017 election.
Colin Baldy of the Liberal Democrats came third and the Green Party's Janet Band came fourth.
Voter turnout was down by 0.8 percentage points since the last general election.
More than 50,000 people, 69.4% of those eligible to vote, went to polling stations across the area on Thursday, in the first December general election since 1923.
One of the four candidates, Janet Band (Green) lost her £500 deposit after failing to win 5% of the vote.
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