Colchester

Colchester is a constituency in Essex, in the East of England of England. The seat has been held by Will Quince (Conservative) since May 2015.

2010 General Election

The 2010 General Election was held on 6 May 2010. A total of 9 candidates ran for election.

Summary

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Majority
6,982
Electorate
74,064
Turnout
62.3%

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
Russell, Bob
Liberal Democrat
22,151 48.0% 0.3%
Quince, Will
Conservative
15,169 32.9% 0.8%
Newell, Jordan
Labour
5,680 12.3% -7.9%
Pitts, John
UK Independence Party
1,350 2.9% 2.9%
Chaney, Sidney
BNP
705 1.5% 1.5%
Lynn, Peter
Green Party
694 1.5% 1.5%
Bone, Eddie
Eng Dem
335 0.7% 0.7%
Noble, Garryck
Essex
35 0.1% 0.1%
Shaw, Paul
Independent
20 0.0% 0.0%