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Bridgwater and West Somerset

Shows the general election results for Bridgwater and West Somerset, which is a constituency in Somerset. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 85,327 and a turnout of 67.6%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
24,439
Electorate
85,327
Turnout
67.6%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 62.1%
Lab 19.8%
LD 13.5%
Green 3.3%
Lib 1.3%

Party results and changes 2017 - 2019

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

Candidate Party Votes Vote (%) Change (%)
Ian Liddell-Grainger  Con 35,827 62.1 7.0
Oliver Thornton   Lab 11,388 19.8 -8.8
Bill Revans   LD 7,805 13.5 2.7
Mickie Ritchie * Green 1,877 3.3 1.4
Farès Moussa  * Lib 755 1.3 1.3
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con Lab LD Green Lib UKIP BNP Ind
2005 45.4% 25.6% 22.6% 2.7% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 45.3% 17.1% 28.3% 1.6% 0.0% 4.8% 2.4% 0.6%
2015 46.0% 17.6% 12.4% 4.8% 0.0% 19.2% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 55.1% 28.6% 10.9% 1.8% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2019 62.1% 19.8% 13.5% 3.3% 1.3% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
96 Bridgwater and West Somerset 42.4%
650 Fermanagh and South Tyrone 0.1%

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: 54.7%
1 Liverpool, Walton 84.7%
135 Bridgwater and West Somerset 62.1%
650 South Down 32.4%

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

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Highest % turnout Average: 67.3%
1 East Dunbartonshire 80.3%
322 Bridgwater and West Somerset 67.6%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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