Clacton

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Clacton is a Parliamentary constituency in Essex. It was created for the 2010 general election and is mostly taken from the former Harwich constituency, excluding the town of Harwich itself.

The current MP is Douglas Carswell (UKIP).

2017 General Election

Candidates:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at Who Can I Vote For?.

2015 General Election

Candidates announced:

Further information about candidates including website, social media and contact details can be found at YourNextMP.com.

2014 By-Election

A by-election was held on 9th October 2014 following Douglas Carswell standing down in order to stand for re-election on his move to UKIP.

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
UKIP Douglas Carswell 21,113 59.8 N/A
Conservative Giles Watling 8,709 24.6 −28.4
Labour Tim Young 3,957 11.2 −13.8
Green Chris Southall 688 1.9 +0.7
Liberal Democrat Andrew Graham 483 1.4 −11.5
Independent Bruce Sizer 205 0.58 N/A
Monster Raving Loony Alan "Howling Laud" Hope 127 0.36 N/A
Independent/Sexual Freedom Charlotte Rose 56 0.16 N/A
Majority 12,404 35.1
Turnout 35,338 51.1 −13.1

References:

2010 General Election Results

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Douglas Carswell 22,867 53.0 +8.6
Labour Ivan Henderson 10,799 25.0 −10.9
Liberal Democrat Michael Green 5,577 12.9 −0.6
BNP Jim Taylor 1,975 4.6 N/A
Tendring First Terry Allen 1,078 2.5 N/A
Green Chris Southall 535 1.2 N/A
Independent Christopher Humphrey 292 0.7 N/A
Majority 12,068 28.0
Turnout 43,123 64.2 +1.6

Source: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/shared/election2010/results/constituency/b14.stm

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