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|Top three parties at a glance|
|Swing: 1.06% from Conservative to Liberal Democrat|
|Priti Patel||Conservative Elected||24,448||52.20|
|Margaret Phelps||Liberal Democrat||9,252||19.75|
|David Hodges||UK Independence Party||3,060||6.53|
GENERAL ELECTION 2010 - LIVE BLOG
GENERAL ELECTION 2010 – LATEST NEWS
8:00am Friday 14th May 2010
LABOUR activists in Colchester claim the historic deal between Conservative and Lib Dem MPs will cause a slump in support for town MP Bob Russell.
3:58pm Tuesday 11th May 2010
NORTH Essex MPs took part in crunch talks with their party leaders after the Prime Minister announced plans to step down as Labour leader.
9:00pm Monday 10th May 2010
COLCHESTER’S defeated Tory candidate has promised to stay in the town and fight again.
7:30pm Monday 10th May 2010
THE parties suffered mixed fortunes as the political landscape of Colchester was changed during the local elections.
3:56am Friday 7th May 2010
Tory John Whittingdale has won the Maldon seat by a massive margin.
10:33am Friday 7th May 2010
BOB Russell motored to a fourth term as Colchester’s Member of Parliament with room to spare.
10:29am Friday 7th May 2010
BERNARD Jenkin’s lengthy career in the Houses of Parliament is to continue after he won a resounding victory in Harwich and North Essex constituency.
10:30am Friday 7th May 2010
SOUTH Suffolk voters once again supported the man who has represented them for the past 27 years.
10:23am Friday 7th May 2010
IT felt like an historic moment.
9:47am Friday 7th May 2010
FAVOURITE John Whittingdale has won a landslide victory for the Conservatives and will represent the new Maldon constituency.