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Election for the constituency of Bath on 7 May 2015

An election to the 56th Parliament of the United Kingdom for the constituency area of Bath, held as part of the general election on 7 May 2015.

Conservative gain from Liberal Democrats by Ben Howlett with a majority of 3,833 - 8.1% - on a turnout of 74.8%.

Candidates

Name Party Vote Vote share Vote change
HOWLETT, Ben Con 17,833 37.8% 6.4%
BRADLEY, Steve LD 14,000 29.7% -26.9%
MIDDLETON, Ollie Lab 6,216 13.2% 6.3%
TRISTRAM, Dominic Green 5,634 11.9% 9.6%
DEVERELL, Julian UKIP 2,922 6.2% 4.3%
MORGAN-BRINKHURST, Loraine Ind 499 1.1% -
KNIGHT, Jenny ED 63 0.1% -

An electorate of 63,084, having a valid vote count of 47,167 and an invalid vote count of 192.

Result declared at 04:41 on 8 May 2015. Declaration times data is not official, as it not recorded on election declarations, so should be regarded as indicative.

Under section 13(b) of the Representation of the People Act 1985, a candidate gaining 5% or less of the vote share will forfeit their deposit.