Tactical voting

Harwich and North Essex

Our tactical voting recommendation in Harwich and North Essex:
Vote Labour

Why vote Labour in Harwich and North Essex?

Harwich was a Labour seat in 1997-2005 when it contained Clacton; on these boundaries, combining it with a rural area of north Essex, it is more Conservative. The latest polling shows that Labour has a narrow lead over the Conservatives in Harwich and North Essex, although things can change during election campaigns and polling has been in error in some past elections. The party lead has fluctuated between the Tories and Labour with other parties far behind. What is clear is that it is a real contest, and voters wishing to defeat the Conservative government should unite behind Labour in Harwich and North Essex.

Tactical voting decision based on

Current MP
Local factors

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About our data

Polling: Voting Intention for Harwich and North Essex

MRP polling by Survation:

Selector of different research dates
30 Mar
04 Jun
15 Jun
Conservative 35.36%
Labour 35.76%
Liberal Democrats 12.79%
Reform 8.48%
Green 5.51%
Other 2.01%
Updated: 15 June 20:20

Remember, polling data alone should not be used for tactical voting. It's important to consider local factors and which party holds the seat.

How many people intend to vote tactically in Harwich and North Essex?


What's happened in Harwich and North Essex

Energy Bills


Percentage of constituents who are worried about not being able to pay their energy bills in the next year
Source: Survation MRP for 38 Degrees (February 2023)

Food Banks (Local)


visits (April 2017 - March 2018)


visits (April 2022 - March 2023)
Source: Trussell Trust (April 2023)

Food Banks (Great Britain)


visits (April 2009 - March 2010)


visits (April 2022 - March 2023)
Source: Trussell Trust (April 2023)

Ambulance Wait Times

52m 23s

Time in which 90% of emergency calls are responded to (November 2018)

1h 40m 3s

Time in which 90% of emergency calls are responded to (November 2023)
Source: NHS England (November 2018 - 2023)



people are estimated to be homeless in your region
Source: Shelter (December 2023)

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