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

The next General Election will be held on 8 June 2017.

  • Register to vote in this General Election deadline was 22 May 2017. The easiest way to register for the next election is at www.gov.uk/register-to-vote
  • Postal voting - new and changes to postal votes deadline was 5pm on on 23 May 2017
  • Proxy voting (existing) - changes to proxy votes deadline was 5pm on 23 May 2017
  • Proxy voting (new) - applications to vote by proxy must reach the Elections Office by 5pm on Wednesday 31 May 2017
  • Proxy voting (emergency) - applications to vote by emergency proxy at this election on the grounds of physical incapacity or for work/service reasons must reach the Elections Office by 5pm on Thursday 8 June 2017. The physical incapacity must have occurred after 5pm on Wednesday 31 May 2017. To apply on grounds of work/service, the person must have become aware that they cannot go to the polling station in person after 5pm on Wednesday 31 May 2017.
  • Voting in person - polling stations will be open from 7am to 10pm on 8 June 2017
Name of UK Parliamentary Candidate Description (if any) Number of votes

Hannah Ellen CLARE

The Green Party Candidate  
Mark Robert Edward GOUGH UK Independence Party (UKIP)  

Robert Henry HALFON

The Conservative Party Candidate  

Geoffrey Michael SEEF

Liberal Democrats  

Philip Christopher WAITE

Labour Party