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Somerton and Frome

Shows the general election results for Somerton and Frome, which is a constituency in Somerset. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 84,437 and a turnout of 75.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
David Warburton
Majority
22,906
Electorate
84,437
Turnout
75.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 56.7%
LD 20.9%
Lab 17.2%
Green 3.7%
Ind 1.6%

Party results and changes 2015 - 2017

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
David Warburton  Con 36,231 56.7 3.7
Mark Blackburn  LD 13,325 20.9 1.5
Sean Dromgoole  Lab 10,998 17.2 9.9
Theo Simon * Green 2,347 3.7 -5.3
Richard Hadwin * Ind 991 1.6 0.9
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Green Ind UKIP
2005 25.0% 24.1% 44.2% 3.6% 0.0% 3.0%
2010 44.5% 47.5% 4.4% 0.0% 0.4% 3.2%
2015 53.0% 19.4% 7.3% 9.0% 0.6% 10.7%
2017 56.7% 20.9% 17.2% 3.7% 1.6% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2017

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 24.3%
1 Liverpool, Walton 77.1%
147 Somerton and Frome 35.9%
650 North East Fife 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: 55.9%
1 Liverpool, Walton 85.7%
307 Somerton and Frome 56.7%
650 Ceredigion 29.2%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 68.8%
1 Twickenham 79.5%
47 Somerton and Frome 75.7%
650 Glasgow North East 53.0%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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