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Taunton Deane

Shows the general election results for Taunton Deane, which is a constituency in Somerset. In 2019 it had a total electorate of 88,676 and a turnout of 71.9%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2019 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Majority
11,700
Electorate
88,676
Turnout
71.9%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2019
Con 53.6%
LD 35.2%
Lab 7.4%
Ind 3.8%

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 (%)
Rebecca Pow  Con 34,164 53.6 0.7
Gideon Amos  LD 22,464 35.2 7.6
Liam Canham  Lab 4,715 7.4 -8.0
John Hunt * Ind 2,390 3.8 3.8
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2019

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

Year Con LD Lab Ind UKIP Green TUSC
2005 41.1% 44.4% 12.1% 0.0% 2.4% 0.0% 0.0%
2010 42.2% 49.1% 5.1% 0.0% 3.6% 0.0% 0.0%
2015 48.1% 21.3% 9.2% 4.4% 12.0% 4.5% 0.2%
2017 52.9% 27.7% 15.4% 0.0% 2.3% 1.8% 0.0%
2019 53.6% 35.2% 7.4% 3.8% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%

Highest and lowest 2019

Safest seats by majority (%) Average: 25.4%
1 Liverpool, Walton 74.8%
385 Taunton Deane 18.4%
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%
329 Taunton Deane 53.6%
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%
146 Taunton Deane 71.9%
650 Kingston upon Hull East 49.3%

Turnout is calculated as the percentage of electorate who voted.

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