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.

2015 General Election

The 2015 General Election was held on 7 May 2015. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
18,250
Electorate
78,580
Turnout
68.5%

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
Simon Burns
Conservative
27,732 51.5% 5.4%
Chris Vince
Labour
9,482 17.6% 6.7%
Mark Gough
UK Independence Party
7,652 14.2% 11.4%
Stephen Robinson
Liberal Democrat
6,394 11.9% -24.9%
Angela Thomson
Green Party
1,892 3.5% 2.6%
Henry Boyle
Liberal
665 1.2% 1.2%