Elections results - Parliamentary

A general election is held when Parliament is dissolved and every seat in the House of Commons becomes vacant. Each constituency in the UK elects one MP (Member of Parliament) to a seat in the House of Commons. There is currently 650 constituencies in the UK. The Harlow Constituency covers the whole of the Harlow District plus part of Epping Forest District. A general election has to be held within at least five years of the last one.

Election of a Member of Parliament for the Harlow Constituency 8 June 2017 - Results

 

Name of UK Parliamentary Candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Hannah Ellen CLARE

The Green Party Candidate 660
Mark Robert Edward GOUGH UK Independence Party (UKIP) 1,787

Robert Henry HALFON

The Conservative Party Candidate 24,230 ELECTED

Geoffrey Michael SEEF

Liberal Democrats 970

Philip Christopher WAITE

Labour Party

17,199

 

Turnout: 66.37%

Robert Halfon is elected as the MP for the Harlow Consistency.

 

The number of ballot papers rejected was a s follow: Number
A want of official mark 0
B voting for more than one candidate 0
C writing or mark by which the voter could be identified 5
D unmarked or void for uncertainty 70

 

The number of vacant seats was: 1
The total number of valid votes cast was: 44,846
The total number of ballot papers rejected was: 75
  44,921
The total number of verified ballot papers was: 44,929
The total number of eligible electors for the Constituency was: 67,699
The percentage of turnout was: 66.37%
The majority of votes for the elected candidate was: 7,031

 

Notice of Expense Returns

Election Expense Returns Notice 2017 (pdf)