There are currently 650 constituencies in the UK. Each constituency elects one MP (Member of Parliament) to a seat in the House of Commons.
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
Philip Christopher WAITE
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|
|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|
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