Tuesday, 8 May 2018

How it all ended up

Here is a summary of how the parties got on on May 3rd in Southend-on-Sea.

party
% vote
wins
candidates
Conservative
36.8
8
17
Labour
26.8
5
17
Independent
20.0
3
11
Liberal Democrat
12.6
1
16
Green
2.8
0
8
Southend Independent Association
1.0
0
1
UKIP
0.9
0
3
Psychedelic Future
0.1
0
1


In Southend West the vote share fell thus –
40.2% Conservative
23.9% Labour
18.7 Liberal Democrat

In Southend East …
32.7% Conservative
30.2% Labour
5.3% Liberal Democrat

·       This is the best Labour vote % since 2001.
·       This is an improvement for the Conservatives as compared to 2016.
·       This is the best Liberal Democrat vote % since 2014.
·       This is the worst UKIP performance, ever.


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