1979 General Election

Southend East

Conservative hold / Stephe McAdden
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeMcAdden, Stephe22,41356.1%+10.2%
 LabourWright, Anthony11,63929.1%-5.1%
 LiberalHugill, James5,24413.1%-6.8%
 National FrontTwomey, Patrick6761.7%N/A
Majority10,77427%+15.3%
Turnout39,97270.1%1.3%
Swing+7.65%
By-election held due to the MP's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeTaylor, Teddy13,11736.8%-19.3%
 LabourGeorge, Colin12,68735.6%+6.5%
 LiberalEvans, David8,93925.1%+12%
 New BritainRobertson, Terence5321.5%N/A
 Anti Common Market and Free Trade PartySmedley, William2070.6%N/A
 Independent LiberalCurry, James1320.4%N/A
 Democratic MonarchistBoaks, Bill230.06%N/A
Majority4301.2%-25.8%
Turnout35,637INF%0%
Swing-12.9%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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