Rt Hon James Cleverly MP

James Cleverly is the Conservative MP for Braintree, and has been an MP continuously since 7 May 2015. He currently holds the Government post of Minister of State (Foreign and Commonwealth Office) (Joint with the Department for International Development).

Last election result

Review the last election result for the constituency Braintree when James Cleverly was elected.

2019 General Election

The 2019 General Election was held on 12 December 2019. A total of 6 candidates ran for election.

Summary

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
24,673
Electorate
75,208
Turnout
67.1%

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
James Cleverly
Conservative
34,112 67.5% 4.7%
Joshua Garfield
Labour
9,439 18.7% -8.9%
Dominic Graham
Liberal Democrat
4,779 9.5% 5.2%
Jo Beavis
Independent
1,488 2.9% 2.9%
David Mansell
Independent
420 0.8% 0.8%
Alan Dorkins
Independent
261 0.5% 0.5%