Skip to main content
Menu

Yeovil

Shows the general election results for Yeovil, which is a constituency in Somerset. In 2010 it had a total electorate of 82,314 and a turnout of 69.4%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2010 general election.

LD
Liberal Democrat Hold
Laws, David
Majority
13,036
Electorate
82,314
Turnout
69.4%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2010
LD 55.7%
Con 32.9%
Lab 5.2%
UKIP 4.1%
BNP 2.0%

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 (%)
Laws, David  LD 31,843 55.7 4.2
Davis, Kevin  Con 18,807 32.9 -1.2
Skevington, Lee  Lab 2,991 5.2 -5.3
Pearson, Nigel * UKIP 2,357 4.1 0.3
Baehr, Robert * BNP 1,162 2.0 2.0
* 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 BNP
2005 51.5% 34.1% 10.6% 3.8% 0.0%
2010 55.7% 32.9% 5.2% 4.1% 2.0%

Highest and lowest 2010

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 18.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 57.7%
242 Yeovil 22.8%
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.

View full list
Highest winning vote share % Average: 47.2%
1 Liverpool, Walton 72.0%
78 Yeovil 55.7%
650 Norwich South 29.4%

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

View full list
Highest % turnout Average: 65.1%
1 East Renfrewshire 77.3%
158 Yeovil 69.4%
650 Manchester Central 44.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

View full list