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.

2015 General Election

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

Summary

CON
Conservative Gain
Majority
5,575
Electorate
74,204
Turnout
65.5%

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
Will Quince
Conservative
18,919 38.9% 6.1%
Bob Russell
Liberal Democrat
13,344 27.5% -20.5%
Jordan Newell
Labour
7,852 16.2% 3.8%
John Pitts
UK Independence Party
5,870 12.1% 9.2%
Mark Goacher
Green Party
2,499 5.1% 3.6%
Ken Scrimshaw
CPA
109 0.2% 0.2%