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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 2017 it had a total electorate of 89,294 and a turnout of 65.3%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
Ian Liddell-Grainger
Majority
15,448
Electorate
89,294
Turnout
65.3%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 55.1%
Lab 28.6%
LD 10.9%
UKIP 3.6%
Green 1.8%

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 (%)
Ian Liddell-Grainger  Con 32,111 55.1 9.2
Wes Hinckes  Lab 16,663 28.6 11.0
Marcus Kravis  LD 6,332 10.9 -1.6
Simon Smedley * UKIP 2,102 3.6 -15.6
Kay Powell * Green 1,059 1.8 -3.0
* Candidate lost their deposit

Share of the vote by party 2005 - 2017

The percentage share of the party vote by election year.

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