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UK General Election 2010 Results: Conservatives Gain Basildon South & Thurrock East From Labour

The Conservative Party have gained the seat of Basildon South & Thurrock East in the 2010 UK General Election. The seat had been held by the Labour Party. Conservative candidate Stephen Metcalfe claimed a large majority of 5,772 votes, as all candidates gained from 2005, except Labour, who lost 9.7% from the last election.

Basildon South & Thorrock East General Election 2010 Result:

  • Stephen Metcalfe – Conservative – 19,624
  • Angela Smith – Labour – 13,852
  • Geoff Williams – Liberal Democrat – 5,977
  • Kerry Smith – UK Independence Party – 2,639
  • Chris Roberts – British National Party – 2,518
  • None of the Above X – Independent – 125

The Conservatives gained 5.3% on their 2005 vote: they won with 43.9% of the popular vote in Basildon South & Thurrock East.

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