🗳️ Maldon Elections Betting Guide

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Your ultimate guide on Maldon Elections: uncover historical outcomes, analyse voting trends, and discover how and where to place your bets for what was a safe seat in 2019 but may have changed now.

🗳️ Maldon Elections Betting Guide

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Welcome to Maldon's electoral battleground from a betting perspective. Whether you have used a betting site to place bets on political markets before or not, you'll gain invaluable insights into past general election results, voter turnout, and betting options. Discover how to leverage this information at top political betting sites to make informed decisions on Maldon Constituency betting and general election betting..

Bet Smart on Maldon Elections: Your Ultimate Guide!

📊🎲 Ready to place a bet on the Maldon Elections? Dive into our guide for all you need to know about previous results and where to bet!

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Current Betting Odds

Betting odds for the constituency of Maldon may not always be available, but as and when a market is active the odds will be displayed below.

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Things to Consider

When betting on local elections in Maldon, consider the political climate, candidate popularity, historical voting patterns, local issues, and recent polls. Understanding these factors can provide insights into potential outcomes, guiding more informed betting decisions.

  • 👤 Candidate Profiles: Research the backgrounds, policies, and popularity of the candidates.

  • 📊 Historical Voting Patterns: Analyze past election results in Maldon for trends.

  • 🏘️ Local Issues: Understand the key issues affecting Maldon residents.

  • 📈 Polling Data: Look at the latest polls for insights into potential outcomes.

  • 🌍 Political Climate: Consider the national and local political environment.

  • 📢 Campaign Strategies: Evaluate the effectiveness of candidates' campaign strategies.

  • 👥 Voter Turnout: Consider how Maldon turnout could impact the election results.

  • 💸 Bookmakers' Odds: Compare odds from different political betting sites for value.

  • 💬 Social Media Sentiment: Gauge public opinion and sentiment towards candidates on social media.

  • 🤝 Endorsements: Note any significant endorsements or support from influential figures or organizations.

  • 🎤 Debates and Public Appearances: Assess candidates' performances in debates and public appearances.

  • 📜 Election Regulations: Be aware of any changes to election laws or voting procedures that could affect the outcome.

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Constituency Information

Maldon, a constituency in Essex, UK, has been represented by Conservative Sir John Whittingdale since its 2010 recreation. It is a rural area, wealthier than average, encompassing the Dengie Peninsula, Maldon, Burnham-on-Crouch, and South Woodham Ferrers.

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Initially sending members to Parliament since 1332, its representation has varied, transitioning through the Parliamentary Borough of Maldon and other forms, until its abolition in 1983 and revival in 2010 as largely a successor to the Maldon and East Chelmsford constituency.

Maldon: A Journey Through Time and Politics 🕰️🏛️

A historic and affluent area in Essex represented by Sir John Whittingdale (Conservative) since its 2010 comeback! 🌳💼 From 1332 to modern Parliament.🏰🗳️

General Election Betting

The Maldon seat was created in 2010 from the previous Maldon and East Chelmsford, Rayleigh and West Chelmsford seats.

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2019 Election Results

Explore the pivotal data and highlights from Maldon's 2019 General Election, revealing voter trends and key outcomes that shaped the constituency.

Voting Data

  • The Conservatives held on to the seat after John Whittingdale earned 72.0% of the vote
  • In doing so, it meant that Maldon was the party's fourth-safest seat in the 2019 General Election
  • Whittingdale would pick up a majority of 30,041 with Labour trailing way behind in second with just 6,263 votes by comparison.
  • The Conservatives 72.0% vote share was up 4.1% on the previous election, with Labour having to make do with a 8.9% decrease
  • The Liberal Democrats would finish third, with Colin Baldy earning 11.9% of the total vote.
  • The turnout for the seat was 69.6% - down 0.6% on 2017
Candidate Data Party Gender Number of votes Share (%) Change vs. 2017 (% points)
John Whittingdale Conservative Male 36,304 72.00% 4.1
Stephen Capper Labour Male 6,263 12.40% -8.9
Colin Baldy Liberal Democrat Male 5,990 11.90% 7.5
Janet Band Green Female 1,851 3.70% 1.5

Statistics & Turnout Information

With a votes majority of 36,304 from the 50,408 cast, the majority in percentage terms was 59.6%, making Maldon the 20th-safest seat in the 2019 election.

Maldon Majority Data
Votes 30,041
Percent 59.60%
Rank (1 = highest %) 20

Voter turnout for the Maldon seat was at 69.6%. This figure was up 1.4% on the region as a whole and down 0.6% when compared to the same seat in 2017. From a UK-wide perspective it was up 2.3% when compared to the average turnout for 2019

Maldon Turnout Data
Constituency 69.60%
Region 68.20%
UK 67.30%
Constituency in 2017 70.20%
Size of electorate 72,438
Valid votes cast 50,408

Maldon By Election Betting and Wards

The wards within the Constituency are currently:

  • Althorne
  • Bicknacre and East and West Hanningfield
  • Burnham-on-Crouch North
  • Burnham-on-Crouch South
  • Heybridge East
  • Heybridge West
  • Little Baddow, Danbury and Sandon
  • Maldon East
  • Maldon North
  • Maldon South
  • Maldon West
  • Mayland
  • Purleigh
  • Rettendon and Runwell
  • South Hanningfield, Stock and Margaretting
  • South Woodham-Chetwood and Collingwood
  • South Woodham-Elmwood and Woodville
  • Southminster
  • Tillingham

How To Bet

Betting on local constituency markets during general elections offers a unique way to engage with political events. To navigate this, the best political betting sites such as Smarkets and SBK Sportsbook provide platforms tailored for such activities. Here's a concise guide to placing a bet on these markets:

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  1. Register and Verify: Sign up on a reputable political betting site like Smarkets or SBK Sportsbook. Complete any necessary verification processes.

  2. Deposit Funds: Add funds to your account using the available payment methods.

  3. Find the Market: Navigate to the political betting section and locate the local constituency markets for the general election.

  4. Research: Conduct thorough research on the constituency you wish to bet on, considering recent polls, historical outcomes, and current political climate.

  5. Place Your Bet: Select the market, choose your bet type, and decide on the stake. Confirm your bet.

  6. Monitor the Election: Keep an eye on election updates and news that might affect the outcome of your chosen market.

Remember, betting should be done responsibly, and it's important to be informed about the political landscape to make educated decisions.

Editorial Team and Resources

OLBG has assembled a crack political betting team to bring you the very best in political betting insight, including our in-house politics betting expert Nigel Skinner and our Data Scientist Dan Tracey.

Nigel Skinner

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Steve is our Editor-In-Chief with over 20 years of experience creating and managing high-quality sports betting content for OLBG & multiple other publications.

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Data Sources:

A range of data sources were consulted for this article, pertaining to our editorial guide and they include, the Commons Library, Wikipedia and various betting sites.

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