2017 Essex County Council election

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2017 Essex County Council election

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All 75 seats to Essex County Council
38 seats needed for a majority
Turnout31.1% (Increase 3.3%[1])
  First party Second party Third party
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Party Conservative Liberal Democrat Labour
Last election 42 seats, 34.2% 9 seats, 10.9% 9 seats, 17.4%
Seats won 56 7 6
Seat change Increase14 Decrease2 Decrease3
Popular vote 184,901 51,524 63,470
Percentage 49.3% 13.7% 16.9%
Swing Increase15.0% Increase2.8% Decrease0.5%

  Fourth party Fifth party Sixth party
  Blank Blank Blank
Party Canvey Independent Green Loughton Residents
Last election 1 seat, 0.9% 2 seats, 4.8% 1 seat, 1.1%
Seats won 2 1 1
Seat change Increase1 Decrease1 Steady
Popular vote 3,654 16,074 2,824
Percentage 1.3% 4.3% 0.8%
Swing Increase0.1% Decrease0.3% Decrease0.3%

  Seventh party
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Party UKIP
Last election 9 seats, 27.6%
Seats won 0
Seat change Decrease9
Popular vote 29,796
Percentage 7.9%
Swing Decrease19.7%

Essex UK electoral division map (2017).svg
Map showing the results of the 2017 Essex County Council elections.

Council control before election

Conservative

Council control after election

Conservative

Elections to Essex County Council took place on 4 May 2017 as part of the 2017 local elections.[2] All 75 councillors were elected from 70 electoral divisions, which each returned either one or two councillors by first-past-the-post voting for a four-year term of office.

The electoral divisions were the same as those used at the previous elections in 2009 and 2014. No elections were held in Thurrock or Southend-on-Sea, which are unitary authorities outside the area covered by the County Council.

Results Summary[edit]

2017 Essex County Council election
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 56 +14 74.7 49.3 184,901 +15.0
  Labour 6 -3 8.0 16.9 63,470 -0.5
  Liberal Democrat 7 -2 9.3 13.7 51,524 +2.8
  UKIP 0 -9 0.0 7.9 29,796 -19.7
  Green 1 -1 1.3 4.3 15,187 -0.3
  Residents for Uttlesford 0 -1 0.0 1.4 5,231 N/A
  Independent 2 +1 2.7 1.2 8,171 +1.0
  Canvey Independent 2 +1 2.7 1.0 3,654 +0.1
  Wickford Independents 0 Steady 0.0 0.8 2,948 N/A
  Loughton Residents 1 Steady 1.3 0.8 2,824 -0.3
  Tendring First 0 Steady 0.0 0.4 1,332 -1.0
  BNP 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 847 -0.1
  SWFCTA 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 732 0.0
  Rayleigh Independents 0 Steady 0.0 0.2 655 N/A
  English Democrat 0 Steady 0.0 0.0 58 -0.2
Total 75 372,834

By-elections between 2013 and 2017[edit]

Summary[edit]

By-election Date Incumbent party Winning party
Brightlingsea 9 October 2014 UKIP Conservative
Bocking 5 March 2015 UKIP Conservative
Clacton East 31 March 2016 Tendring First Holland Residents
Laindon Park and Fryerns 9 June 2016 Labour UKIP

Results[edit]

Brightlingsea

Brightlingsea: 9 October 2014[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Goggin 1,809 33.7 +9.1
UKIP Anne Poonian 1,642 30.6 +0.2
Liberal Democrat Gary Scott 1,199 22.3 -4.6
Labour Carol Carlsson-Browne 524 9.8 -1.1
Green Beverley Maltby 200 3.7 +0.2
Majority 167 3.1
Turnout 5,374
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Bocking

Bocking: 5 March 2015[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Canning 1,071 34.3 +2.1
Labour Lynn Watson 974 31.2 +1.3
UKIP Michael Ford 855 27.4 -5.3
Green John Malam 165 5.3 +2.2
Independent Walter Sale 58 1.9 N/A
Majority 97 3.1
Turnout 3,123
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Laindon Park and Fryerns

Laindon Park and Fryerns: 9 June 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
UKIP Frank Ferguson 2,034 42.6 +9.2
Labour Lynn Watson 1,600 33.5 -7.4
Conservative Gary Maylin 878 18.4 +2.4
Green Phillip Rackley 264 5.5 +3.1
Majority
Turnout
UKIP gain from Labour Swing

Clacton East

Clacton East: 31 March 2016
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Holland Residents Colin Sargeant 1,781 46.8 N/A
UKIP Benjamin Smith 961 25.3 +0.5
Conservative Richard Bleach 628 16.5 -10.3
Labour Christopher Bird 387 10.2 -0.5
Liberal Democrat Rain Welham-Cobb 49 1.3 -0.4
Majority
Turnout
Holland Residents gain from Tendring First Swing

Results by District[edit]

Basildon[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 6 Increase 3 31,454 49.0 +16.8
Labour 2 Decrease 1 13,569 21.1 -2.5
Independent 1 Increase 1 6,299 9.8 +7.8
UKIP 0 Decrease 3 8,327 13.0 -20.4
Liberal Democrat 0 Steady 2,562 5.5 +0.3
Green 0 Steady 701 1.1 -1.6

Division Results

Basildon Westley Heights
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Kerry Smith 3,341 60.6 N/A
Conservative Andrew Schrader 1,329 24.1 +1.9
Labour Jack Ferguson 546 9.9 -10.4
Liberal Democrat Benjamin Williams 294 5.3 -17.5
Majority 2,012 36.5 +33.5
Turnout 5,522 33.6 +12.5
Independent gain from UKIP Swing +31.3
Billericay & Burstead (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Hedley 6,223 36.3 +9.6
Conservative Richard Moore 5,623 32.8 +7.2
Labour Santa Bennett 1,082 6.3 -2.2
Liberal Democrat Darren Kelliher 926 5.4 +2.2
Labour David Kirkman 745 4.3 -0.5
Green Oliver Alexander 701 4.1 +2.0
Liberal Democrat Clare Nice 685 4.0 +2.1
UKIP Kevin Piper 628 3.7 -11.6
UKIP Linda Allport-Hodge 548 3.2 -11.0
Turnout 8,951 32.6 +6.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Laindon Park & Fryerns (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jeff Henry 2,196 18.5 +9.7
Labour Allan Davies 2,154 18.2 -2.7
Conservative Sandra Hillier 2,077 17.5 +10.3
Labour Adele Brown 2,018 17.0 -1.2
UKIP Derrick Fellowes 1,405 11.8 -8.2
UKIP Frank Ferguson 1,402 11.8 -3.7
Liberal Democrat Elizabeth Grant 317 2.7 +0.7
Liberal Democrat Colin Grant 296 2.5 +0.8
Turnout 6,153 21.0 +0.3
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing
Labour hold Swing

Between 2013 and 2017, UKIP gained the Labour seat in a by-election, however it is shown as a hold as the comparison is made to the last full council election.

Pitsea (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Hillier 2,654 19.7 +8.9
Labour Patricia Reid 2,605 19.4 -3.9
Labour Paul Bishop 2,452 18.2 -0.5
Conservative Christopher Jackman 2,313 17.2 +7.7
UKIP Simon Breedon 1,372 10.2 -7.4
UKIP Stephen Ward 1,113 8.3 -8.2
Liberal Democrat Martin Howard 351 2.6 +1.2
Liberal Democrat Stephen Nice 303 2.3 +1.1
BNP Paul Borg 161 1.2 N/A
BNP Christine Winter 126 0.9 N/A
Turnout 7,037 22.2 +2.2
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Labour hold Swing
Wickford Crouch (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Tony Ball 4,723 29.1 +7.9
Conservative Malcolm Buckley 4,316 26.6 +10.1
Wickford Independents David Harrison 1,503 9.3 N/A
Wickford Independents Eunice Brockman 1,455 9.0 N/A
Labour Louise Catling 1,068 6.6 -0.3
UKIP Mark Conroy 1,009 6.2 -12.9
Labour Peter Towler 899 5.5 -0.6
UKIP Anne Marie Waters 850 5.2 -12.5
Liberal Democrat David Radley 390 2.4 +1.0
Turnout 9,783 32.2 +9.5
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing

Braintree[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 7 Increase 1 18,704 54.8 +17.0
Green 1 Steady 3,527 10.3 +2.2
Labour 0 Steady 6,264 18.3 -3.4
UKIP 0 Decrease 1 2,851 8.3 -19.0
Liberal Democrat 0 Steady 2,792 8.2 +3.7

Division Results

Bocking
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Stephen Canning 2,143 55.3 +23.1
Labour Co-op Collette Gibson 992 25.6 -4.3
UKIP Alan Maurice Rees 367 9.5 -23.2
Liberal Democrat Barry Peter Foskett 218 5.6 +3.4
Green Poppy Eloise Gerrard-Abbott 158 4.1 +1.0
Majority 1,151 29.7 +29.2
Turnout 3,887 27.6 -1.4
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing +13.7
Braintree Eastern
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Robert Godfrey Scudamore Mitchell 2,504 56.8 +16.2
Labour Moia Thorogood 723 16.4 -3.6
Liberal Democrat Geoffrey Robert Keig 476 10.8 +6.2
Green Stephen Eric Hicks 429 9.7 +3.8
UKIP Norma Julia Huxter 275 6.2 -21.6
Majority 1,781 40.4 +27.6
Turnout 4,412 32.9 +3.5
Conservative hold Swing +9.9
Braintree Town
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jean Wendy Schmitt 1,922 51.4 +18.6
Labour Colin Albert Riches 1,067 28.6 -3.3
UKIP Sam Cowie 338 9.0 -18.1
Liberal Democrat Laura Davies 247 6.6 +3.0
Green Stephanie Bills 163 4.4 -0.1
Majority 853 22.8 +21.9
Turnout 3,741 26.0 +0.8
Conservative hold Swing +11.0
Halstead
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jo Beavis 2,604 59.3 +19.7
Labour Garry John Warren 871 19.8 -2.3
UKIP Anthony Paul Felton 338 7.7 -20.6
Liberal Democrat Mark Daniel Jarman-Howe 324 7.4 +3.3
Green Jenny Bishop 230 5.2 +0.3
BNP Paul Stephen Hooks 23 0.5 -0.6
Majority 1,733 39.5 +28.3
Turnout 4,396 28.6 +2.2
Conservative hold Swing +11.0
Hedingham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative David Finch 3,222 64.9 +16.2
Labour Co-op Bill Edwards 592 11.9 -1.0
Liberal Democrat Steve Bolter 541 10.9 +2.9
UKIP David Robert Huxter 371 7.5 -16.9
Green Dawn Allison Holmes 242 4.9 -0.1
Majority 2,630 52.9 +28.6
Turnout 4,985 34.1 +2.8
Conservative hold Swing +8.6
Three Fields with Great Notley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Graham Butland 2,545 63.0 +15.3
Labour Juliet Clare Walton 486 12.0 -1.7
Liberal Democrat Graham John Sheppard 404 10.0 +5.6
UKIP Sean Michael Carter 319 7.9 -20.2
Green Bob Wright 286 7.1 +1.0
Majority 2,059 51.0 +31.4
Turnout 4,041 33.0 +5.3
Conservative hold Swing +8.5
Witham Northern
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Green James Abbott 1,743 37.9 +11.5
Conservative Tom Cunningham 1,650 35.8 +11.4
Labour Co-op Philip Barlow 722 15.7 -4.9
UKIP David Hodges 343 7.5 -17.5
Liberal Democrat Mark Scott 145 3.2 +0.4
Majority 93 2.0 +0.7
Turnout 4,616 32.6 +0.3
Green hold Swing +0.0
Witham Southern
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Derrick Louis 2,114 51.1 +13.3
Labour Antony James Gore 811 19.6 -4.0
UKIP Christopher Darbon 500 12.1 -13.1
Liberal Democrat Barry John Fleet 437 10.6 +4.8
Green Philip John Hughes 276 6.7 +0.5
Majority 1,303 31.5 +18.9
Turnout 4,143 27.0 +1.2
Conservative hold Swing +8.7

Brentwood[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 2 Steady 10,303 53.0 +16.3
Liberal Democrat 2 Steady 6,042 31.1 +5.7
Labour 0 Steady 1,690 8.7 -0.4
Green 0 Steady 713 3.7 +0.7
UKIP 0 Steady 694 3.6 -22.1

Division Results

Brentwood Hutton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Louise McKinlay 3,533 72.1 +24.1
Liberal Democrat Dominic Naylor 629 12.8 +4.6
Labour Emma Benson 502 10.2 +0.0
Green Alistair Stephen 235 4.8 +1.2
Majority 2,904 59.3 +11.3
Turnout 4,919 32.0 +4.1
Conservative hold Swing +9.8
Brentwood North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Barry Aspinell 2,522 51.0 +7.8
Conservative John Kerslake 1,746 35.3 +7.9
Labour Michele Wigram 297 6.0 -0.2
UKIP Bryan Finegan 270 5.5 -14.8
Green Wendy Stephen 106 2.1 -0.6
Majority 776 15.7 -0.1
Turnout 4,948 34.5 +4.6
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -0.1
Brentwood Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lesley Wagland 3,320 65.5 +16.0
Liberal Democrat Darryl Sankey 804 15.9 +13.0
UKIP Alison Heales 424 8.4 -29.8
Labour Tim Barrett 349 6.9 -1.3
Green Paul Jeater 174 3.4 +0.4
Majority 2,516 49.6 +39.5
Turnout 5,075 35.2 +6.1
Conservative hold Swing +1.5
Brentwood South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat David Kendall 2,087 46.1 +7.2
Conservative Andy Wiles 1,704 37.6 +10.9
Labour Gareth Barrett 542 12.0 -0.8
Green John Hamilton 198 4.4 +1.8
Majority 383 8.5 -3.7
Turnout 4,545 30.6 +2.1
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -1.9

Castle Point[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 3 Increase 1 10,990 54.2 +20.8
CIIP 2 Increase 1 3,654 18.0 +3.5
Labour 0 Steady 2,635 13.0 -0.4
UKIP 0 Decrease 2 2,286 11.3 -22.4
Liberal Democrat 0 Steady 506 2.5 +0.9
Green 0 Steady 214 1.1 -0.2

Division Results

Canvey Island East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Canvey Independent Dave Blackwell 1,976 47.3 +3.0
Conservative Chas Mumford 1,359 32.5 +17.0
UKIP Sam Aubrey 482 11.5 -17.2
Labour Maggie McArthur-Curtis 319 7.6 -1.3
Liberal Democrat Paul Chaplin 46 1.1 +0.5
Majority 617 14.8 -0.8
Turnout 4,381 29.0 +2.6
Canvey Independent hold Swing -7.0
Canvey Island West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Canvey Independent Peter May 1,678 49.8 +21.2
Conservative Jay Blissett 1,342 39.8 +2.7
Labour Jackie Reilly 336 10.0 +2.1
Liberal Democrat Ian Gale 15 0.4 -0.3
Majority 336 10.0 +1.5
Turnout 3,371 24.6 -1.7
Canvey Independent gain from Conservative Swing +9.2
Hadleigh
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jill Reeves 3,063 66.2 +21.5
UKIP Brian Lee 560 12.1 -21.5
Labour Lee Dorrington 550 11.9 -0.6
Liberal Democrat Geoff Duff 241 5.2 +2.1
Green Douglas Copping 214 4.6 -1.4
Majority 2,503 54.1 +43.0
Turnout 4,636 33.0 +3.0
Conservative hold Swing +21.5
South Benfleet
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andrew Sheldon 2,820 64.4 +28.4
UKIP Alan Bayley 711 16.2 -25.7
Labour Jack Rawlings 644 14.7 -4.4
Liberal Democrat Francesca Sawle 202 4.6 +2.5
Majority 2,109 48.2 +42.3
Turnout 4,386 32.6 +1.4
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing +27.0
Thundersley
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Beverly Egan 2,406 64.6 +29.7
Labour Joe Cooke 786 21.1 +2.5
UKIP Sharon Ainsley 533 14.3 -27.0
Majority 1,620 43.5 +37.3
Turnout 3,733 30.5 +2.8
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing +13.6

Chelmsford[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 6 Steady 20,220 44.0 +11.4
Liberal Democrat 3 Steady 11,817 25.7 +6.4
Labour 0 Steady 4,058 8.8 -1.6
UKIP 0 Steady 2,235 4.9 -18.5
Independent 0 Steady 1,786 3.9 +2.0
Green 0 Steady 1,372 3.0 -0.7

Division Results

Broomfield & Writtle
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Aldridge 2,916 54.2 +10.4
Independent Wendy Daden 959 17.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat Julia Frascona 894 16.6 +4.0
Labour Connor Woolner 423 7.9 -0.7
Green Reza Hossain 184 3.4 -0.7
Majority 1,957 36.4 +22.3
Turnout 5,387 35.9 +5.9
Conservative hold Swing -3.7
Chelmer
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Spence 3,184 64.3 +15.3
Liberal Democrat Natacha Dudley 746 15.1 +4.8
Labour Sandra Massey 471 9.5 -1.7
UKIP Jesse Pryke 316 6.4 -18.3
Green Colin Budgey 237 4.8 -0.1
Majority 2,438 49.2 +24.9
Turnout 4,960 30.6 +5.1
Conservative hold Swing +5.2
Chelmsford Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Dick Madden 1,823 42.5 +6.7
Liberal Democrat Marie Goldman 1,617 37.7 +11.7
Labour Edward Massey 506 11.8 -0.7
UKIP John Theedom 180 4.2 -16.5
Green Tony Lane 165 3.8 -1.3
Majority 206 4.8 -5.0
Turnout 4,292 33.3 +5.1
Conservative hold Swing -2.5
Chelmsford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Stephen Robinson 2,194 47.0 +9.6
Conservative Mike Holoway 1,635 35.0 +13.0
Labour David Howell 466 10.0 -4.9
UKIP Thomas Jones 243 5.2 -16.3
Green Keith Wiffen 131 2.8 -1.4
Majority 559 12.0 -3.4
Turnout 4,676 34.3 +5.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -1.7
Chelmsford West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Jude Deakin 1,735 39.1 +10.5
Conservative Graham Seeley 1,534 34.6 +8.7
Labour Co-op Richard Hyland 757 17.1 +2.2
UKIP Nigel Carter 284 6.4 -18.9
Green Natalie Seaman 129 2.9 -0.4
Majority 201 4.5 +1.7
Turnout 4,450 29.7 +3.8
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +0.9
Great Baddow
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Jenny Chandler 2,306 46.7 +15.5
Liberal Democrat Chris Shaw 1,718 34.8 +9.0
Labour Chris Vince 422 8.5 -1.7
UKIP Jeanette Howes 360 7.3 -22.3
Green Liz Carlton 134 2.7 -0.6
Majority 588 11.9 +10.3
Turnout 4,939 31.3 +2.0
Conservative hold Swing +3.3
South Woodham Ferrers
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Bob Massey 1,554 45.7 +11.9
SWFCTA Jackie Birch 732 21.5 -7.1
UKIP Kyle Jannece 566 16.6 -4.5
Labour Mike Robertson 185 5.4 -5.5
Liberal Democrat Noel Sutcliffe 142 4.2 +0.6
Independent Chris Cheater 117 3.4 N/A
Green David Rey 106 3.1 +1.2
Majority 822 24.2 +19.1
Turnout 3,417 27.3 +6.6
Conservative hold Swing +9.5
Springfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Mike Mackrory 2,464 46.1 +10.6
Conservative Jean Murray 1,991 37.2 +7.9
Labour Russell Kennedy 480 9.0 -1.4
UKIP Mark Gough 286 5.3 -14.6
Green Angela Thompson 126 2.4 -2.4
Majority 473 8.8 +2.7
Turnout 5,353 33.9 +2.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing +1.4
Stock
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ian Grundy 3,277 68.2 +19.9
Independent Paul Clark 710 14.8 N/A
Labour Elaine Baldwin 348 7.2 -1.1
Liberal Democrat Tom Willis 307 6.4 +2.3
Green Steve Betteridge 160 3.3 -0.7
Majority 2,567 53.5 +40.4
Turnout 4,824 33.8 +3.0
Conservative hold Swing +2.6

Colchester[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 4 Steady 18,568 42.3 +12.8
Labour 3 Increase 1 9,078 20.7 +0.8
Liberal Democrat 2 Decrease 1 10,646 24.2 +2.7
Green 0 Steady 2,402 5.5 -1.2
UKIP 0 Steady 1,869 4.3 -16.2
Independent 0 Steady 1,373 3.1 N/A

Division Results

Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lee Scordis 1,624 32.1 +17.0
Liberal Democrat Lyn Barton 1,469 29.0 -8.0
Conservative Daniel Ellis 1,290 25.5 +14.0
Green Mark Goacher 466 9.2 -4.4
UKIP Ron Levy 218 4.3 -18.5
Majority 155 3.1 -11.1
Turnout 5,074 29.2 +8.1
Labour gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +12.5
Constable
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anne Brown 3,688 68.6 +24.8
Liberal Democrat Thomas Stevenson 725 13.5 +7.1
Labour Ian Yates 552 10.3 -0.4
Green Blake Roberts 413 7.7 -0.5
Majority 2,963 55.1 +42.4
Turnout 5,393 36.2 +4.6
Conservative hold Swing +8.9
Drury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sue Lissimore 3,330 58.3 +18.2
Liberal Democrat William Glanville 1,279 22.4 -0.7
Labour Sioux Blair-Jordan 594 10.4 -0.4
Green Robbie Spence 303 5.3 -1.1
UKIP Diane Baker 202 3.5 -16.0
Majority 2,051 35.9 +18.9
Turnout 5,714 41.1 +5.7
Conservative hold Swing +9.5
Maypole
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Dave Harris 2,178 51.5 +7.5
Conservative Pauline Hazell 1,166 27.6 +15.0
Liberal Democrat Martin Goss 600 14.2 -10.4
UKIP Bruno Hickman 192 4.5 -10.6
Green Laura Pountney 96 2.3 -1.5
Majority 1,012 23.9 +4.6
Turnout 4,237 28.3 +1.4
Labour hold Swing -3.7
Mersea & Tiptree
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Jowers 2,555 49.0 +2.0
Independent John Akker 1,058 20.3 N/A
Labour Bry Mogridge 533 10.2 -5.2
UKIP David Broise 474 9.1 -18.8
Liberal Democrat Jo Hayes 317 6.1 +1.6
Green Peter Banks 281 5.4 +0.1
Majority 1,497 28.7 +9.6
Turnout 5,227 36.4 +8.4
Conservative hold Swing -9.1
Mile End & Highwoods
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat Anne Turrell 2,104 46.5 +7.3
Conservative Thomas Rowe 1,549 34.2 +9.7
Labour Michael Wagstaff 464 10.3 -1.0
Green Amanda Kirke 207 4.6 -0.4
UKIP Alex Knupffer 200 4.4 -15.6
Majority 555 12.3 -2.3
Turnout 4,534 29.5 +5.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -1.2
Parsons Heath & East Gates
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Democrat John Baker 1,885 43.3 +6.7
Conservative Darius Laws 1,486 34.1 +16.4
Labour Judy Short 514 11.8 -2.4
UKIP Jason Berry 294 6.7 -19.2
Green Robert Brannan 179 4.1 -1.5
Majority 399 9.2 -1.5
Turnout 4,365 34.6 +8.2
Liberal Democrat hold Swing -4.9
Stanway & Pyefleet
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Kevin Bentley 2,842 54.9 +14.1
Liberal Democrat Jessica Scott-Boutell 1,190 23.0 +3.4
Labour Alan Mogridge 565 10.9 -0.7
UKIP John Pitts 289 5.6 -16.4
Green Susan Allen 287 5.5 -0.4
Majority 1,652 31.9 +13.1
Turnout 5,181 35.7 +6.2
Conservative hold Swing +5.4
Wivenhoe St. Andrew
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Julie Young 2,054 48.0 -3.4
Liberal Democrat Mark Cory 1,077 25.2 +14.8
Conservative Michael McDonnell 662 15.5 +0.2
Independent Chris Hill 315 7.4 N/A
Green Janita Le Fevre 170 4.0 -2.8
Majority 977 22.8 -12.4
Turnout 4,279 36.6 +10.0
Labour hold Swing -9.1

Epping Forest[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 6 Increase1 15,695 55.1 +19.1
Loughton Residents 1 Steady 2,824 9.9 -3.4
Liberal Democrat 0 Decrease1 4,445 15.6 +5.7
Labour 0 Steady 3,071 10.8 +2.3
Green 0 Steady 1,418 5.0 +0.7
UKIP 0 Steady 994 3.5 -23.2
English Democrat 0 Steady 58 0.2 -0.2

Division Results

Buckhurst Hill & Loughton South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Valerie Metcalfe 2,742 56.5 +20.7
Green Simon Heap 1,093 22.5 +15.3
Liberal Democrat Joseph Barkham 549 11.3 +5.9
Labour Jason Phillips 466 9.6 +1.8
Majority 1,649 34.0 +22.0
Turnout 4,872 30.3 +3.3
Conservative hold Swing +2.7
Chigwell & Loughton Broadway
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Gagan Mohindra 2,033 65.7 +27.7
Liberal Democrat Joanne Alexander-Sefre 545 17.6 +14.5
Labour Mich Diamond-Conway 518 16.7 +6.2
Majority 1,488 48.0 +42.6
Turnout 3,120 22.4 +0.1
Conservative hold Swing +6.6
Epping & Theydon Bois
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Christopher Whitbread 2,419 45.5 +16.6
Liberal Democrat Jon Whitehouse 2,275 42.8 +5.0
Labour Simon Bullough 353 6.6 +1.2
UKIP Barry Johns 264 5.0 -19.4
Majority 144 2.7 -6.2
Turnout 5,319 38.7 +5.7
Conservative gain from Liberal Democrat Swing +5.8
Loughton Central
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Loughton Residents Chris Pond 2,824 69.3 +8.6
Conservative Jonathan Hunter 801 19.7 +7.5
Labour Angela Ayre 328 8.1 N/A
Liberal Democrat Paul Rissbrook 121 3.0 +0.7
Majority 2,023 49.7 +8.2
Turnout 4,080 28.8 +5.7
Loughton Residents hold Swing +0.5
North Weald & Nazeing
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Anthony Jackson 3,081 78.5 +30.9
Labour Stefan Mullard 500 12.7 +0.7
Liberal Democrat Arnold Verrall 346 8.8 +6.4
Majority 2,581 65.7 +51.5
Turnout 3,953 27.4 +2.7
Conservative hold Swing +15.1
Ongar & Rural
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Maggie McEwen 2,336 68.2 +17.3
Liberal Democrat Brian Surtees 432 12.6 +6.2
Labour Co-op Liam Preston 316 9.2 -0.2
UKIP Lawrence Mendoza 282 8.2 -17.3
English Democrat Robin Tilbrook 58 1.7 -1.5
Majority 1,904 55.6 +30.1
Turnout 3,429 27.7 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing +5.5
Waltham Abbey
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ricki Gadsby 2,283 59.7 +19.0
Labour Robert Greyson 590 15.4 +0.5
UKIP Ron McEvoy 448 11.7 -24.4
Green Dave Plummer 325 8.5 +5.9
Liberal Democrat Timothy Vaughan 177 4.6 +1.7
Majority 1,693 44.3 +39.7
Turnout 3,833 22.8 +2.3
Conservative hold Swing +9.2

Harlow[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 4 Increase3 12,722 50.5 +23.9
Labour 0 Decrease3 10,303 40.9 +4.4
Liberal Democrat 0 Steady 1,217 4.8 +1.2
Green 0 Steady 966 3.8 +0.9

Division Results

Harlow North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Garnett 2,512 51.0 +23.2
Labour Michael Danvers 2,036 41.3 +4.3
Liberal Democrat Lesley Rideout 379 7.7 +3.1
Majority 476 9.7 +0.5
Turnout 4,927 29.1 +2.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing 9.4
Harlow South East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Eddie Johnson 2,468 58.0 +25.5
Labour Eugenie Harvey 1,495 35.1 +3.1
Liberal Democrat Christopher Robins 293 6.9 +3.7
Majority 973 22.9 +22.4
Turnout 4,256 28.7 +1.3
Conservative hold Swing 11.2
Harlow West (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Michael Hardware 3,940 24.6 +11.9
Conservative Clive Souter 3,802 23.7 +10.9
Labour Karen Clempner 3,457 21.6 +2.8
Labour Tony Durcan 3,315 20.7 +2.0
Green Hannah Clare 561 3.5 +1.5
Green James Aicken 405 2.5 +1.2
Liberal Democrat Christopher Millington 297 1.9 0.0
Liberal Democrat Robert Thurston 248 1.6 0.0
Turnout 16,025 28.3 +4.5
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Maldon[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 3 Steady 8,400 53.7 +9.2
Labour 0 Steady 1,753 11.2 -3.6
UKIP 0 Steady 1,514 9.7 -19.8
Independent 0 Steady 1,498 9.6 N/A
Liberal Democrat 0 Steady 1,210 7.7 N/A
Green 0 Steady 731 4.7 -3.8
BNP 0 Steady 537 3.4 +0.6

Division Results

Heybridge & Tollesbury
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mark Durham 2,965 57.9 +11.6
Labour Keith Miller 547 10.7 -5.9
UKIP Andrew Francis 450 8.8 -15.4
Liberal Democrat Richard Lee 434 8.5 N/A
BNP Richard Perry 422 8.2 +3.6
Green Edwyn Gerrard-Abbott 304 6.0 -2.5
Majority 2,418 47.2 +26.1
Turnout 5,122 31.5 +0.4
Conservative hold Swing +8.7
Maldon
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Penny Channer 2,865 60.3 +12.6
Labour Lee Rigby 680 14.3 +0.6
Liberal Democrat Neil Babbage 533 11.2 N/A
UKIP Tim Drain 310 6.5 -18.3
Green Benjamin Finn 246 5.2 -6.0
BNP Trevor Cable 115 2.4 +0.3
Majority 2,185 46.0 +23.4
Turnout 4,749 31.8 +3.1
Conservative hold Swing +6.0
Southminster
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ron Pratt 2,570 44.5 +4.7
Independent Wendy Stamp 1,498 26.0 N/A
UKIP Beverly Acevedo 754 13.1 -25.8
Labour Leslie McDonald 526 9.1 -4.8
Liberal Democrat Ray Kay 243 4.2 N/A
Green Peter Lote 181 3.1 -2.9
Majority 1,072 18.5 +17.7
Turnout 5,772 31.7 +5.5
Conservative hold Swing -10.6

Rochford[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 5 Increase2 10,073 46.7 +11.7
UKIP 0 Decrease1 2,700 12.5 -15.7
Labour 0 Steady 2,318 10.7 -2.4
Liberal Democrat 0 Steady 2,275 10.5 -0.8
Green 0 Decrease1 1,996 9.2 +0.4
Rochford Residents 0 Steady 1,400 6.5 N/A
Rayleigh Independents 0 Steady 655 3.0 N/A
Independent 0 Steady 173 0.8 N/A

Division Results

Rayleigh North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Malcolm Maddocks 2,122 44.7 +12.3
Liberal Democrat Christopher Black 1,462 30.8 +5.6
UKIP John Hayter 835 17.6 -2.6
Labour Roger Neville 331 7.0 +0.7
Majority 660 13.9 +6.7
Turnout 4,800 36.7 +5.7
Conservative hold Swing +3.4
Rayleigh South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative June Lumley 2,090 50.3 +15.8
Rayleigh Independents Jamie Burton 655 15.8 N/A
Liberal Democrat Christopher Stanley 495 11.9 -4.3
UKIP Keith Gibbs 459 11.0 -28.7
Labour Samantha Reed 328 7.9 -1.7
Green Andrew Strutt 132 3.2 N/A
Majority 1,435 34.5 +29.2
Turnout 4,164 32.5 +5.7
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing +0.0
Rochford North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Terry Cutmore 1,897 44.6 +2.0
Rochford Resident John Mason 1,400 32.9 N/A
Labour David Lench 403 9.5 -3.5
UKIP Nicholas Cooper 402 9.5 -26.4
Liberal Democrat Daniel Irlam 148 3.5 -5.1
Majority 497 11.7 +4.9
Turnout 4,255 31.8 +5.7
Conservative hold Swing -15.5
Rochford South
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mike Steptoe 1,683 45.6 +9.2
Labour Mark Daniels 870 23.6 -10.1
UKIP Neil Hookway 668 4.7 -8.9
Independent Robert Green 173 4.7 N/A
Liberal Democrat Tracy Arnold 170 4.6 +1.6
Green Simon Cross 128 3.5 N/A
Majority 813 22.0 +19.3
Turnout 3,701 29.7 +5.7
Conservative hold Swing +9.7
Rochford West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Carole Weston 2,281 48.1 +17.6
Green Michael Hoy 1,736 36.6 -1.9
Labour David Flack 386 8.1 -0.1
UKIP Tina Hughes 336 7.1 -13.9
Majority 545 11.5 +3.5
Turnout 4,739 34.0 +4.2
Conservative gain from Green Swing +9.8

Tendring[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 6 Increase 2 16,888 46.2 +15.7
Labour 1 Steady 7,024 19.2 +2.8
Independent 1 Increase 1 1,906 5.2 N/A
UKIP 0 Decrease 2 5,361 14.7 -14.3
Liberal Democrat 0 Steady 2,734 7.5 -0.4
Tendring First 0 Decrease 1 1,332 3.6 -8.5
Green 0 Steady 1,272 3.5 +0.3

Division Results

Brightlingsea
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Alan Goggin 2,490 47.5 +22.9
Liberal Democrat Gary Scott 1,318 25.1 -1.8
Labour Frank Belgrove 628 12.0 -0.5
UKIP Ben Smith 602 11.5 -18.9
Green Bev Maltby 205 3.9 +0.4
Majority 1,172 22.4 +21.6
Turnout 5,253 35.7 +3.5
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing +12.3
Clacton East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Colin Sargeant 1,906 40.9 N/A
Conservative Chris Amos 1,458 31.3 +4.4
UKIP Mark Stephenson 705 15.1 -9.7
Labour Robert Porter 440 9.4 -1.3
Liberal Democrat Kane Silver 82 1.8 +0.0
Green Sally McAtter 74 1.6 +0.0
Majority 448 9.6 +2.1
Turnout 4,678 35.8 +2.1
Independent gain from Tendring First Swing +18.2

Between 2013 and 2017, the seat was won by the Independent candidate in a by-election, however it is shown as a gain as it is compared to the previous full council election.

Clacton North
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andy Wood 1,639 49.9 +20.6
Labour Co-op Samantha Atkinson 725 22.1 -2.8
UKIP Andrew Pemberton 724 22.0 -2.9
Liberal Democrat Barrie Coker 125 3.8 -2.2
Green David Davis 73 2.2 -0.2
Majority 914 27.8 +23.4
Turnout 3,292 25.7 +1.5
Conservative hold Swing +11.7
Clacton West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Paul Honeywood 1,805 51.0 +12.8
Labour Co-op Dan Casey 874 24.7 +4.2
UKIP Roy Raby 619 17.5 -14.0
Liberal Democrat Sean Duffy 157 4.4 +1.8
Green Steven Kelly 88 2.5 -0.1
Majority 931 26.3 +21.9
Turnout 3,543 28.5 +4.3
Conservative hold Swing +8.6
Frinton & Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Mark Platt 3,066 52.0 +14.2
Tendring First Terry Allen 1,332 22.6 +3.0
Labour Andy White 616 10.4 -0.7
UKIP Richard Everett 563 9.5 -19.1
Green Susan Clutterbuck 192 3.3 +1.7
Liberal Democrat Simon Banks 131 2.2 N/A
Majority 1,734 29.4 +20.3
Turnout 5,925 38.1 +2.4
Conservative hold Swing +5.6
Harwich
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ivan Henderson 2,427 51.4 +10.3
Conservative Ricky Callender 1,374 29.1 +7.8
UKIP Aaron Hammond 725 15.4 -5.9
Liberal Democrat Owen Bartholomew 106 2.2 -1.0
Green Paul Clutterbuck 88 1.9 +0.2
Majority 1,053 21.7 +7.7
Turnout 4,726 35.6 +4.5
Labour hold Swing +1.2
Tendring Rural East
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Andy Erskine 2,388 51.1 +22.3
UKIP Jeff Bray 1,035 22.1 -6.7
Labour Maria Fowler 762 16.3 +1.0
Liberal Democrat Matthew Bensilum 279 6.0 +2.0
Green Chris Southall 212 4.5 +0.5
Majority 1,353 29.0 +22.8
Turnout 4,676 32.2 +2.1
Conservative gain from UKIP Swing +17.6

The Conservative candidate was elected previously as a UKIP candidate and subsequently switched their party affiliation. The seat is therefore shown as a gain.

Tendring Rural West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Carlo Guglielmi 2,668 59.5 +21.6
Labour Maison Urwin 552 12.3 N/A
Liberal Democrat Rain Welham-Cobb 536 12.0 -6.2
UKIP Mary Newton 388 8.6 -19.9
Green Duncan Gordon 340 7.6 -1.0
Majority 2,116 47.2 +17.7
Turnout 4,484 33.3 +3.8
Conservative hold Swing +4.7

Uttlesford[edit]

District Summary

Party Seats +/- Votes % +/-
Conservative 4 Increase1 10,884 45.6 +2.9
Residents for Uttlesford 0 Decrease1 5,231 21.9 +11.9
Liberal Democrat 0 Steady 4,278 17.9 +1.3
Labour 0 Steady 1,707 7.1 -1.1
UKIP 0 Steady 965 4.0 -14.0
Green 0 Steady 815 3.4 -1.0

Division Results

Dunmow
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Susan Barker 3,389 55.9 +3.6
Residents for Uttlesford Alexander Armstrong 1,457 24.0 N/A
Liberal Democrat Lori Flawn 402 6.6 -1.2
Labour Bill McCarthy 399 6.6 -2.9
UKIP Alan Stannard 283 4.7 -20.8
Green Ashley Payne 133 2.2 -2.6
Majority 1,932 31.9 +5.1
Turnout 6,063 31.4 +3.6
Conservative hold Swing -10.2
Saffron Walden
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Moran 2,468 35.6 +2.1
Residents for Uttlesford Heather Asker 2,201 31.8 -2.5
Liberal Democrat Joan Shibata 1,211 17.5 +7.5
Labour Simon Trimnell 619 8.9 +0.8
Green Sarah Allington 246 3.6 -0.4
UKIP Raymond Tyler 182 2.6 -7.4
Majority 267 3.8 N/A
Turnout 6,927 42.5 +4.8
Conservative gain from Residents for Uttlesford Swing +2.3
Stansted
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ray Gooding 2,317 37.4 -3.3
Liberal Democrat Melvin Caton 1,711 27.6 -4.1
Residents for Uttlesford Anthony Gerard 1,573 25.4 N/A
Labour Thomas van de Bilt 284 4.6 -2.6
UKIP David Allum 175 2.8 -14.2
Green Karmel Stannard 132 2.1 -1.3
Majority 606 9.8 +0.9
Turnout 6,192 40.4 +3.0
Conservative hold Swing +0.4
Thaxted
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Simon Walsh 2,710 57.7 +10.7
Liberal Democrat Antionette Wattebot 954 20.3 +3.6
Labour Peter Simmons 405 8.6 +0.3
UKIP Lorna Howe 325 6.9 -15.0
Green Paul Allington 304 6.5 +0.4
Majority 1,756 37.4 +12.4
Turnout 4,698 33.6 +4.6
Conservative hold Swing +3.5

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://www.electoralcommission.org.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0010/237979/May-2017-England-locals-electoral-data-report.pdf
  2. ^ "Upcoming elections & referendums". Electoral Commission. Retrieved 15 September 2016.
  3. ^ http://www.tendringdc.gov.uk/council/elections-voting/election-results/election-county-councillor-brightlingsea-division-9
  4. ^ http://www.braintree.gov.uk/download/downloads/id/4891/declaration_of_results-bocking