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Taunton Deane

Shows the general election results for Taunton Deane, which is a constituency in Somerset. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 82,507 and a turnout of 70.5%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Browne, Jeremy
Majority
3,993
Electorate
82,507
Turnout
70.5%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 49.1%
Con 42.2%
Lab 5.1%
UKIP 3.6%

Party results and changes 2005 - 2010

Results for each party with number of votes, percentage share of the vote and changes since last election.

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Browne, Jeremy  LD 28,531 49.1 4.7
Formosa, Mark  Con 24,538 42.2 1.1
Jevon, Martin  Lab 2,967 5.1 -7.0
MacIntyre, Tony * UKIP 2,114 3.6 1.2
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2010

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year LD Con Lab UKIP
2005 44.4% 41.1% 12.1% 2.4%
2010 49.1% 42.2% 5.1% 3.6%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
521 Taunton Deane 6.9%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.0%

Majority is calculated as the difference between the winning % share of the vote and second place % share of the vote.

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Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
249 Taunton Deane 49.1%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

Share of the vote is calculated as the percentage of valid votes cast for each party.

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Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
119 Taunton Deane 70.5%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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