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Rayleigh & Wickford

Parliamentary constituency
CON HOLD CON HOLD

Results

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

CON

Conservative

Mark Francois Votes 36,914 header_vote_share 66.7 Net percentage change in seats +12.1
Party

LAB

Labour

Mark Daniels Votes 13,464 header_vote_share 24.3 Net percentage change in seats +11.7
Party

UKIP

UKIP

Peter Smith Votes 2,326 header_vote_share 4.2 Net percentage change in seats -18.1
Party

LD

Liberal Democrat

Ron Tindall Votes 1,557 header_vote_share 2.8 Net percentage change in seats -0.2
Party

GRN

Green Party

Paul Hill Votes 1,062 header_vote_share 1.9 Net percentage change in seats -1.0

Turnout and CON majority

CON majority

23,450

Turnout

70.4%

Vote share

Party %
Conservative 66.7
Labour 24.3
UKIP 4.2
Liberal Democrat 2.8
Green Party 1.9

Vote share change since 2015

−%
+%
Conservative
+12.1
Labour
+11.7
Liberal Democrat
-0.2
Green Party
-1.0
UKIP
-18.1

Latest updates

Essex elects: How the results are being reported elsewhere

It's been a big night for many across Essex and the east of England - here's how other media outlets have been covering the stories:

  • Conservative hold for Colchester and Harwich and north Essex seats, East Anglian Daily Times
  • Tories romp home in Rayleigh and Wickford after record turnout, Echo
  • Conservatives hold Colchester seat as Will Quince re-elected as MP with 5,800 majority, Gazette
  • Tory Jackie Doyle-Price makes it three Thurrock election wins on the spin by just 345 votes, Thurrock Gazette

Rayleigh & Wickford: Conservative hold

Result graphic
BBC

BreakingConservatives hold Rayleigh and Wickford

Mark Francois has held the seat of Rayleigh and Wickford for the Conservatives. We'll bring you the exact voting numbers shortly.

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 Mark Francois
, have the following results:
  • 29,088 total votes taken.
  • 54.7% share of the total vote
  • -3.1% change in share of the votes
UKIP
, with candidate John Hayter
, have the following results:
  • 11,858 total votes taken.
  • 22.3% share of the total vote
  • +18.1% change in share of the votes
Labour
, with candidate David Hough
, have the following results:
  • 6,705 total votes taken.
  • 12.6% share of the total vote
  • -1.9% change in share of the votes
Independent
, with candidate Linda Kendall
, have the following results:
  • 2,418 total votes taken.
  • 4.5% share of the total vote
  • +4.5% change in share of the votes
Liberal Democrat
, with candidate Mike Pitt
, have the following results:
  • 1,622 total votes taken.
  • 3.0% share of the total vote
  • -12.1% change in share of the votes
Green Party
, with candidate Sarah Yapp
, have the following results:
  • 1,529 total votes taken.
  • 2.9% share of the total vote
  • +2.9% change in share of the votes

Change compared with 2010

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