Colchester - UK Parliament Constituency

Here are the most recent election results for the Colchester constituency.

Note: Smaller parties may be omitted. The candidate with the largest vote who does not belong to one of the main parties is listed as 'Minor'. Votes listed for 'Other' are calculated by taking the votes from the main parties and 'Minor' away from the total votes cast.

NameColchester
RegionEast of England
1st in 2017Conservative
2nd in 2017Labour
Swing To Lose5.30%

Note: 'Swing To Lose' is the swing needed by the 2nd placed party against the 1st placed party to win the seat.

History

ElectionParty
Election 2017Conservative
Election 2015Conservative
Election 2010Liberal Democrat
Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)Liberal Democrat
Election 2005Liberal Democrat
Election 2001Liberal Democrat
Election 1997Liberal Democrat

Election 2017

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative24,56545.88%+6.94%
Labour18,88835.28%+19.12%
Liberal Democrat9,08716.97%-10.49%
Green8281.55%-3.60%
Minor1770.33%N/A
Majority5,67710.60%-
Turnout53,54566.93%+1.45%
Electorate79,996--
Swing from Conservative to Labour-6.09%-
Conservative hold

Election 2015

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Conservative18,91938.93%+6.06%
Liberal Democrat13,34427.46%-20.55%
Labour7,85216.16%+3.85%
UKIP5,87012.08%+9.15%
Green2,4995.14%+3.64%
Minor1090.22%N/A
Majority5,57511.47%-
Turnout48,59365.49%+3.19%
Electorate74,204--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-13.30%-
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat

Election 2010

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat22,15148.01%+0.26%
Conservative15,16932.88%+0.99%
Labour5,68012.31%-8.05%
UKIP1,3502.93%N/A
Minor7051.53%N/A
Green6941.50%N/A
English Democrat3350.73%N/A
Others550.12%N/A
Majority6,98215.13%-
Turnout46,13962.30%+5.47%
Electorate74,064--
Swing from Liberal Democrat to Conservative-0.36%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 2005 (5th Boundary Review)

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat19,69447.75%+0.66%
Conservative13,15331.89%-1.22%
Labour8,39620.36%+0.57%
Majority6,54115.86%-
Turnout41,24356.83%-1.21%
Electorate72,578--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-0.94%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 2005

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat21,14547.09%+4.50%
Conservative14,86833.11%+3.22%
Labour8,88619.79%-5.19%
Majority6,27713.98%-
Turnout44,89958.04%+2.64%
Electorate77,365--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-0.64%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 2001

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat18,62742.59%+8.20%
Conservative13,07429.89%-1.46%
Labour10,92524.98%-5.58%
UKIP6311.44%N/A
Minor4791.10%N/A
Majority5,55312.70%-
Turnout43,73655.39%-14.19%
Electorate78,955--
Swing from Conservative to Liberal Democrat-4.83%-
Liberal Democrat hold

Election 1997

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PartyVotesPercentageChange
Liberal Democrat17,88634.39%N/A
Conservative16,30531.35%N/A
Labour15,89130.56%N/A
Minor1,7763.41%N/A
Others1480.28%N/A
Majority1,5813.04%-
Turnout52,00669.58%N/A
Electorate74,743--
Swing-N/A-
Liberal Democrat win
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