Chelmsford

Chelmsford is a constituency in Essex, in the East of England of England. The seat has been held by Vicky Ford (Conservative) since June 2017.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 8 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
5,110
Electorate
77,525
Turnout
70.4%

You can view more detailed information about this election result on the election result pages.

Share of the vote

The graph below shows the share of the vote across all the candidates.

Breakdown

The table below shows the individual vote breakdown for each candidate.

Candidate/Party Votes Share Change
Burns, Simon
Conservative
25,207 46.2% 6.7%
Robinson, Stephen
Liberal Democrat
20,097 36.8% 6.6%
Dixon, Peter
Labour
5,980 11.0% -16.0%
Wedon, Ken
UK Independence Party
1,527 2.8% -0.6%
Bateman, Michael
BNP
899 1.6% 1.6%
Thomson, Angela
Green Party
476 0.9% 0.9%
Tilbrook, Claire
Eng Dem
254 0.5% 0.5%
Sherman, Ben
Beer
153 0.3% 0.3%