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Weston-super-Mare

Shows the general election results for Weston-super-Mare, which is a constituency in Avon. In 2017 it had a total electorate of 82,136 and a turnout of 68.7%.

Summary

Summary of the key information for the 2017 general election.

CON
Conservative Hold
John Penrose
Majority
11,544
Electorate
82,136
Turnout
68.7%

Share of the vote

Distribution of party votes by percentages.

Party Name Share of the vote: 2017
Con 53.1%
Lab 32.7%
LD 9.2%
UKIP 3.4%
Green 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 (%)
John Penrose  Con 29,982 53.1 5.2
Timothy Taylor  Lab 18,438 32.7 14.4
Mike Bell  LD 5,175 9.2 -1.3
Helen Hims * UKIP 1,932 3.4 -14.4
Suneil Basu * Green 888 1.6 -3.4
* 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 Eng Dem BNP Ind Oth
2005 40.3% 18.7% 36.1% 2.5% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 2.4%
2010 44.3% 10.9% 39.2% 2.7% 0.0% 0.5% 2.1% 0.3% 0.0%
2015 48.0% 18.3% 10.4% 17.8% 4.9% 0.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%
2017 53.1% 32.7% 9.2% 3.4% 1.6% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0% 0.0%