Southend West

Southend West is a constituency in Essex, in the East of England of England. The seat has been held by Sir David Amess (Conservative) since May 2010.

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
7,270
Electorate
66,918
Turnout
65.2%

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
Amess, David
Conservative
20,086 46.1% -0.1%
Welch, Peter
Liberal Democrat
12,816 29.4% 5.4%
Flynn, Thomas
Labour
5,850 13.4% -9.2%
Cockrill, Gary
UK Independence Party
1,714 3.9% 0.5%
Gladwin, Tony
BNP
1,333 3.1% 3.1%
Bolton, Barry
Green Party
644 1.5% 1.5%
Vel, Dr
Independent
617 1.4% -2.4%
Phillips, Terry
Eng Dem
546 1.3% 1.3%