Anna Firth Wins Southend West By-Election for Tories

The Tory candidate, Anna Firth, won the Southend West by-election overnight with 86% of the vote. None of the main parties – Labour, LibDems, Greens, Reform – put up candidates in light of Sir David Amess’s murder. Turnout was 24%, just below that seen in Batley & Spen in 2016.

Full results:

  • Anna Firth (Conservative Party) – 12,792 (86.10% of vote)
  • Jason Pilley (Psychedelic Movement) – 512 (3.45%)
  • Steve Laws (UKIP) – 400 (2.69%)
  • Catherine Blaiklock (English Democrats) – 320 (2.15%)
  • Jayda Fransen (Independent) – 299 (2.01%)
  • Ben Downton (Heritage Party) – 236 (1.59%)
  • Christopher Anderson (Freedom Alliance) – 161 (1.08%)
  • Graham Moore (English Constitution Party) – 86 (0.58%)
  • Olga Childs (Independent) – 52 (0.35%)

Turnout: 14,858 (24% of the electorate of 66,462, if spoilt ballot papers are added)

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